K9 Rocco

K9 Rocco

Tulare County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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K9 Rocco was struck and killed by a vehicle on Avenue 328 in Visalia at about 10:00 pm.

His handler had let him out of their patrol car for a break when he saw a rabbit and ran after it. He ran into the roadway and was struck by a passing vehicle.

K9 Rocco had served with the Tulare County Sheriff's Office for five months.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 1
  • Tour 5 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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