K9 Kitt

K9 Kitt

Braintree Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, June 4, 2021

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K9 Kitt was shot and killed when a domestic violence suspect opened fire on officers who were searching for him in a wooded area near Commercial Street and McCusker Drive at about 1:00 pm.

The man had fled from a nearby apartment complex. As K9 Kitt performed a track the man opened fire from an ambush position, killing K9 Kitt and wounding two officers. Despite their wounds the officers were able to return fire and killed the subject.

K9 Kitt had served with the Braintree Police Department for 12 years.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 12
  • Tour 12 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

ambush, domestic, k9 track


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I am sad to learn of the passing of a Hero in Police Officer K9 Kitt. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Handler, Family and all Members of the Braintree Police Department, Massachusetts.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

June 18, 2021

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