K9 Wolf

K9 Wolf

Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, February 28, 1998

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K9 Wolf succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained five days earlier while attempting an apprehension of an auto theft suspect in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Cemetery Road.

The subject had bailed out of the stolen car and fled behind nearby homes. K9 Wolf and his handler tracked the subject through the backyards until being notified he had been spotted nearby. They located the man nearby and K9 Wolf was released for an apprehension. The man shot K9 Wolf in the head during the apprehension.

Other officers took the man into custody. He was convicted of several charges and sentenced to five years in prison.

K9 Wolf had served with the Escambia County Sheriff's Office for three years.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 7
  • Tour 3 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, February 23, 1998
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years

stolen vehicle, k9 apprehension

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