K9 Major

K9 Major

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, October 18, 1988

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K9 Major was shot and killed after he and his handler responded to reports of shots being fired into a home on Gulfspray Circle in Port Charlotte.

Deputies had been to the home earlier in the day and took a phone harassment report. They returned to the home after the female suspect returned and fired shots into it. K9 Major was shot as he attempted an apprehension of the woman. His handler returned fire and wounded the woman.

The woman was sentenced to two years in prison and fined $5000.

K9 Major had served with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office for four years and had just won a national title for obedience.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 5
  • Tour 4 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

shots fired call, k9 apprehension

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