K9 Ty Vom Friedrichsfelder Eck

K9 Ty Vom Friedrichsfelder Eck

California City Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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Ty Vom Friedrichsfelder Eck

K9 Ty succumbed to injuries sustained on August 3rd, 2016, during an apprehension of a suspect during a barricade.

The subject was holding a woman and a child hostage inside a home Boron, California. K9 Ty and his handler, as well as deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office, entered the home in an attempt to rescue the hostages. During the apprehension the subject fell on Ty, breaking his back.

On September 7th, 2016, Ty succumbed to complications of surgery related to the injury.

K9 Ty had served with the California City Police Department for 2-1/2 years and was trained in narcotics detection and criminal apprehension.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 4
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 3, 2016
  • Weapon Person


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Not all who walk on two feet wear badges, the four-legged ones do too. RIP K-9 Ty Vom Friedrichsfelder Eck.

William Jin
Boy Scout in Troop 737, Walnut CA and Future LAPD/CHP Officer

May 28, 2020

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