K9 Caesar

K9 Caesar

Meriden Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, April 17, 1976

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K9 Caesar was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to come to the assistance of his handler who was struggling with a suspect on Research Parkway.

The handler and other officers had gone to the area as the result of illegal drag racing on the roadway. The handler was attempting to arrest a man who started to resist. Caesar jumped from the patrol car to come to his aid but was struck by a passing car.

K9 Caesar had served with the Meriden Police Department for 1-1/2 years.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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RIP K9 Caesar. While over the years most have forgotten you, I never will. You served with honor and bravery, up until your final moments, when you rushed to help a fellow officer. Every hero deserves a reflection.


September 15, 2023

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