K9 Rocky

K9 Rocky

Niagara County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Sunday, December 4, 2011

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K9 Rocky died after falling from a rooftop as he and his handler searched for burglary suspects in the 500 block of 6th Street in Niagara Falls.

Rocky had been deployed inside the building off-leash. As they searched the rooftop area he jumped over a 3-foot retaining wall and fell to the ground 60-feet below.

One of the three suspects they were searching for was arrested.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 2
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

burglary, k9 track

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We miss you here. I remember when you died, there was a funeral and ceremony. I spoke to your handler Deputy Beiter for a moment and he mentioned you were his dog. I can tell he misses you very much. Thank you for your service,you are not forgotten and this was a horrible tragedy for our county.

Jamie Martin
Niagara County Resident

August 1, 2014

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