K9 Valco

K9 Valco

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, July 17, 2000

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K9 Valco was accidentally shot and killed by another officer during a drug raid on a home in the 3400 block of North Kenwood Avenue.

As K9 Valco and his handler were on the rear of the house his handler stumbled and dropped his leash. K9 Valco ran towards the front of the house where a fellow officer who could not identify him as a police canine shot him three times, killing him.

K9 Valco served with the Indianapolis Police Department for one year.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun

mistaken identity, narcotics, warrant service

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