K9 Krijger

K9 Krijger

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, January 11, 2016

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K9 Krijger was shot and killed by an armed subject following a violent barricade situation at a home in the 1100 block of Land Street.

Officers had responded to the home earlier in the evening for a domestic violence call. The male subject barricaded himself inside the home, while holding his wife hostage, as negotiators attempted to talk the man into coming outside and surrendering.

After remaining barricaded inside his home for approximately seven hours, the man exited the home and disobeyed officers' commands to drop his gun. The man opened fire on officers, fatally wounding K9 Krijger. Officers returned fire and wounded the subject. The subject died from his wounds in the hospital the following day.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 4
  • Tour 3 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

barricade, domestic, warrant

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Police Puppies may be tough little bugers, but they still have
such sweet faces ... & look at The Big Man's face !!!
Maybe because I'm a Female, Mother & Grandmother, that I see" Cute " in Most Everything !!!
But My Family is so sorry he pasted ... what a Hero Krijger is ...
May God be near you,Partner, Fellow Officers, Department, Community, & Country ,for Comfort .
Thank you Krijger for not only your Brave Service, but your Friendship & Loyalty to your Fellow Officers .
RIP Krijger, Cainine Hero of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Sides ... Forever in Our Hearts & Memories ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE Grad.
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, SD

March 15, 2016

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