K9 Fang

K9 Fang

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 2018


K9 Fang was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend an armed carjacking suspect near I-10 and Commerce Center Parkway.

The subject had stolen the vehicle at gunpoint approximately one hour earlier. The vehicle was located and turned off remotely as it traveled on I-10 and the driver fled into the nearby woods. K9 Fang was released to apprehend the suspect but was shot and killed. The subject was apprehended by a second canine and his handler moments later.

K9 Fang served as a patrol canine and explosives detection canine.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 3
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

juvenile offender, k9 apprehension, robbery


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Mike Williams
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
501 E. Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Phone: (904) 630-2133

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Rest easy Fang, Thank you for your service.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

October 11, 2018

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