K9 Max

K9 Max

Regional Transportation District Transit Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, May 8, 2024

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K9 Max was humanely euthanized after developing pulmonary neoplasia from prolonged exposure to black smoke and explosives.

K9 Max had served with the Regional Transportation District Transit Police Department for 4 1/2 years.

In 2021, K9 Max won the National Police Canine Association (NPCA) Detection Case of the Year.


  • Breed Labrador Retriever
  • Gender Male
  • Age 6
  • Tour 4 years, 5 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Toxic chemicals

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Godspeed Max. We have your partner, department and blue line family in our hearts and prayers. You will be missed but never forgotten.

Director Bernadene Loemker
Running 4 Heroes K9

June 14, 2024

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