K9 Nyx

K9 Nyx

Rockford Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, January 28, 2024

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K9 Nyx was shot and killed while tracking a suspect involved in a domestic incident.

Officers were investigating a domestic situation and searching for the suspect. When K9 Nyx tracked the suspect to the 2900 Block of 11th Street in Rockford, gunfire ensued. K9 Nyx was shot and killed by the suspect.

The suspect sustained a non-life-threatening wound to his leg and was apprehended.

Nyx served with the Rockford Police Department for almost 6 years. She was trained in narcotics detection, evidence recovery, human tracking, and apprehension.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Female
  • Age 7
  • Tour 6 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Offender In custody

domestic, tracking

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Godspeed Nyx, we have your partner, department and community in our hearts and prayers. You will forever be missed but never forgotten. Godspeed hero

Bernadene Loemker, Director
Running 4 Heroes

February 22, 2024

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