K9 Kirk

K9 Kirk

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, December 3, 1970

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K9 Kirk was shot and killed by a robbery suspect he was apprehending in an empty lot at 7502 S. Dorchester Avenue.

The suspect shot K9 Kirk in the neck as Kirk attempted the apprehension. Officers on the scene returned fire and killed the subject.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 9
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

k9 apprehension, robbery

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RIP K9 Kirk. You served us bravely. Every hero deserves a reflection.

John McCorkindale

September 15, 2023

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