K9 Bandit

K9 Bandit

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, April 16, 1987

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K9 Bandit was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension on a subject who had just shot and killed Police Officer Clifford George.

The subject had run into the woods behind 2249 Vine Street and was being tracked by K9 Bandit. When Bandit located the man, the subject raised his gun at the officers, prompting Bandit to attempt an apprehension. The subject opened fire, killing K9 Bandit.

The other officers on the scene returned fire and killed the subject.


  • Breed Australian Cattle Dog
  • Gender Male
  • Age 8
  • Tour 6 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic, k9 apprehension

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On today, the 31st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice protecting your K9 Handler.


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