K9 Harvey

K9 Harvey

Detroit Public Schools Community District Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, March 23, 1974

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K9 Harvey disappeared from his handler's patrol car while it was parked behind the Detroit Police Department's 13th Precinct at the intersection of Woodward Avenue and Hancock Street.

Harvey and his handler had apprehended a burglary suspect at the Longfellow School and had gone to the precinct for the handler to book the subject. When his handler returned to the patrol car Harvey was missing. He was never recovered and was presumed dead.

K9 Harvey had served with the Detroit Board of Education Police for two years.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 3
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Unidentified

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Thank you for your service Harvey. Your life mattered. Your stories and successes are still fondly remembered by the officers who served during that era.

Chris Powell
Officer Collin Rose Memorial Foundation

April 26, 2021

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