K9 Kastor

K9 Kastor

Waco Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 5, 2018


K9 Kastor was shot and killed after inadvertently biting his handler on the inner thigh during a warrant service in the 2000 block of Seneca Avenue.

Kastor would not release his bite despite his handler's commands and another officer attempting to pull the dog off of him. After all efforts to have Kastor release his bite he was shot in order to prevent additional injury to the handler.

Kaster had served with the Waco Police Department for 16 months.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 2
  • Tour 1 year, 4 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun

warrant service


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

Chief of Police Ryan Holt
Waco Police Department
3115 Pine Avenue
Waco, TX 76701

Phone: (254) 750-7500

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RIP Canine Kastor. I agree with Sgt Jones, this is not an accidental death.

SFC William Farrell
US Army Military Police Ret.

October 15, 2018

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