K9 Hemi

K9 Hemi

Arkansas State Police, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, July 30, 2018

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K9 Hemi was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a subject involved in an earlier vehicle pursuit in Missouri.

The vehicle fled into Arkansas and was located by troopers near mile marker 56 on I-55 in Mississippi County. The vehicle came to a stop and the driver immediately fled onto nearby farm property. K9 Hemi was deployed for an apprehension and caught the subject, but the man produced a gun and shot him. The man was then shot and killed by officers after shooting at them.

K9 Hemi had served with the Arkansas State Police for five years.


  • Breed Dutch Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 6
  • Tour 5 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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It is with a very sad and heavy heart I write this reflection. Brave and handsome K9 Hemi, you have rightly earned your place in Heaven. You’ve made the world a better place with every step you took. You’ve left paw prints on my heart and and everyone whose lives you touched. You’ll never be forgotten. Rest In Peace!!!

Jill Bernasek

September 13, 2019

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