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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Rest easy, forever a good boy. Thank you for your service and forever sorry for what happened to you.

Jacob C.

September 8, 2023

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