K9 Lenin

K9 Lenin

Baytown Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, March 9, 2023

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K9 Lenin died after suffering a bite from a venomous snake while conducting training in the 5100 block of East Road in Baytown.

His handler rush him to the Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists where he succumbed to the effects of the venom.

K9 Lenin was an Explosives Ordinance Detection canine and was credited with locating numerous firearms and shell casings during evidence searches. He won the TOP Bomb Dog Award, second place for Bomb Scramble, and third place for Bomb Vehicles in Dothan, Alabama, in February 2023.

K9 Lenin had served with the Baytown Police Department for only seven months.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois-German Shepherd mix
  • Gender Male
  • Age 2
  • Tour 7 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related



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Being a K9 Officer for 21years it is very hard to put into words what a great partnership you build with your K9 friend. The work and dedication your dog puts into his job and protection of you the Officer and his Work Mates. May he rest in peace and chase the celestial bone in Heaven. He will be waiting for his Human Master when he/she walks through the Pearly Gates of Heaven. God be with all his Human Friends.

Retired Federal Officer

March 21, 2023

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