Bio & Incident Details
Breed: Belgian Malinois
Tour: 6 months
Incident Date: 3/22/2017
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Shot and killed
K9 Roscoe was shot and killed after officers responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of Josey Street.
The original call involved reports of a male subject shooting his former girlfriend. Officers, including Roscoe's handler, arrived on scene and attempted to make entry into the home to check the welfare of the victim. As Roscoe's handler kicked open the door the subject inside opened fire, striking him in the leg. Roscoe was also shot by the subject and killed.
The man them exited the home and opened fire on other officers, who returned fire and killed him.
The woman the man had shot died at the scene. Further investigation revealed that the man had murdered another woman a short time earlier.
K9 Roscoe had served with Crowley Police Department for only six months.