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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God bless our hero Lenin! He died doing what he loved - protecting the hard working, all-American working class folk. Much Love from St. Petersburg, FL


Joseph Acier

June 4, 2023

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