K9 Fero

K9 Fero

Marion Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, September 21, 1995

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K9 Fero was shot and killed by an officer while attempting an apprehension of an armed robbery suspect near 1100 N. Washington Street.

K9 Fero mistook an officer for the suspect during the apprehension and began running toward the officer. The officer discharged his firearm to avoid being bitten and fatally wounded K9 Fero.

The robbery suspect was apprehended a short time later.

K9 Fero had served with the Marion Police Department for two years.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 4
  • Tour 2 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

k9 apprehension, robbery

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