K9 Hondo

K9 Hondo

Herriman City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Hondo

K9 Hondo was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a wanted subject in the area of 445 East and 300 South in downtown Salt Lake City shortly before midnight.

K9 Hondo and his handler were assisting the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team serve the warrant. The wanted parolee exited an apartment and pulled out a handgun as he fled on foot. As K9 Hondo attempted an apprehension he was shot as task officers fired at the subject.

The wanted subject was also killed.

K9 Hondo had served in law enforcement for over four years.

Bio

  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 7
  • Tour 4 years, 4 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

k9 apprehension, parolee, warrant service

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Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! Now, cross over the Rainbow Bridge into Heaven where the Angels of God will care for you forever! Yes! All dogs do go to Heaven! May God bless all our furry comrades in Blue!

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

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