K9 Rocco

K9 Rocco

Vernal Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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Rocco

K9 Rocco was struck and killed by a vehicle in the area of 4500 South Vernal Avenue at approximately 6:00 am.

K9 Rocco had been let out of the vehicle for a break when he ran across the road and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

K9 Rocco had served with the Vernal Police Department for five years as a patrol and narcotics detection canine.

Bio

  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 7
  • Tour 5 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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RIP K9 Rocco!!! Thank You for your service and sacrifice. My thoughts & prayers are with your handler and the entire VPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

September 10, 2019

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