K9 Aldo

K9 Aldo

Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, Utah

End of Watch Wednesday, April 27, 2016

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K9 Aldo was shot and killed during a warrant service at a home near 4303 South and 730 East in Millcreek, Utah.

Officers were serving a warrant on a man wanted for aggravated assault of a police officer. It was determined the wanted man was hiding inside of the home after several of its occupants exited at the direction of officers. Aldo located the man hiding in a closet and commands were issued for him to surrender.

The subject opened fire with a handgun, striking Aldo. Other officers returned fire and critically wounded the subject.

K9 Aldo had served with the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake for five years.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 7
  • Tour 5 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded


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