Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Ivan

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Reflections for K9 Ivan

Thank God, he got his just rewards!! We are so sorry to hear of your loss. It is like losing a family member.

Valerie Gentry Off Assist II (Ret. P.O.)
Roxboro Police Department, Roxboro, NC

December 13, 2012

An incredible act of heroism from man's best friend. A story of unrelenting faithfulness to service and duty. We can all learn something from our K-9 counterpart. Thank you Ivan.

Trooper
New Jersey State Police

December 13, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Matt and HHynes

P/O Matthew Arlen
SEPTA Police K9

December 13, 2012

Thank you for your time of service. I salute you.

Randalyn Lynette Speer Benson
Survivor of Chief James Leonard Speer

December 13, 2012

Thank you for your devotion to duty, Ivan, and for making the ultimate sacrifice to keep all of us safe.

Frank Pickard

December 13, 2012

RIP sweet boy, thank you for protecting your officer!

Lori Tetrick

December 13, 2012

Rest in peace K9 Ivan. Thank you for a job well done:)

Lisa Adams
Private Citizen

December 13, 2012

Rest in peace Ivan, You did a good job.

Officer
Federal Police

December 13, 2012

Rest In Peace our 4 Legged Hero. Rainbows Bridge Has Another Angel....."SALUTE"

Firefighter
Danielson CT.

December 13, 2012

Rest well my K-9 brother for your sacrifice was not in vain. As you cross the rainbow bridge and take the watch in heaven we'll take care of it down here. May God bless the family physical and Law Enforcement with peace and comfort.

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
Rev. Carlos Stapleton
JCSO, Chaplain Fairview VFD

December 13, 2012

Thoughts and prayers to K-9 Ivan and his handler.

K-9 Officer Chad Bender
Coralville Police Dept
Coralville, Iowa

December 13, 2012

Rest in peace Ivan with your brothers and sisters that have also given the ultimate sacrifice. Your dedication, devotion, and unfailing engagements will never be forgotten. Prayers for your handler in the loss of his partner.

Retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

December 13, 2012

All creatures great and small, God loves them all.
The rainbow bridge awaits you and may your handler find peace and comfort from God's own peace.

Chaplain Jerry Steele
Coquille Police Department
Coquille, Oregon USA

December 13, 2012

Rest in Peace Brother Ivan.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

December 13, 2012

Rest in Peace Ivan. Thank you for your service.

Detective David Huff
Ball State University Police

December 13, 2012

RIP Ivan

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 13, 2012

Cookie, Kekoa, Laulea, Odie & Brownie will greet you with the rest at the rainbow bridge buddy, and you will wait for ust to come and get you there.

CREOIII Harold "BUZZ" Hubert
State of Hawaii DLNR/DOCARE

December 13, 2012

Rest easy, Ivan, brave guardian of the streets and of your partner.
"In life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, foremost to defend."
Never forgotten.

Sgt. Barbara L. Beland
Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office

December 13, 2012

I can't believe what a horrible year this has been for Police K9s. My sympathies to the handler, his family, and the department.

Dep. Brad Kellar
Kosciusko Co. Sheriff's Office

December 13, 2012

You say I'm "Just a Dog" then why would it be,
if you spell my name backwards god is what you see
I have many jobs, one is protecting your life
or making sure your family's safe
when that prowler is out at night.
My Prayers to Ivan and his Partner and the Department
Ivan May you guard the doors of haven and watch over your Partner from above. Thank you for your service.

K.L.Mellinger S.A.R. 223
Southern Nye Co. Sheriffs Search & Rescue

December 13, 2012

RIP Ivan. Your Bravery will never be forgotten!

Lieutenant A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

December 13, 2012

God Bless K9 Ivan for your service and God Bless Ivans family, friends and co-workers that need strength to get through the loss of one of theirs. Rest In Peace Big Guy.

Ed S.
Grateful Citizen

December 13, 2012

You have served your partner well my friend. Your loyalty and bravery has been unmatched. Now go and run the green fields of heaven. You have earned the rest. You will not be forgotten. Instead, you will now find your place in the rich history of United States law enforcement. Thank you for your service.

Doug Gist, Captain (retired)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Director, Silver State National Peace Officers Museum

December 13, 2012

We ask so much of our K9 partners, for so little in return. He died a hero, and would do the same thing over and over again if faced with the same situation. RIP Ivan... God Bless... To his handler- you're a hero too.... Keep fighting the fight.

Sgt Randy Diegel, K9 Unit
Eastpointe Police Department

December 13, 2012

Rest in peace K9 Ivan. My sincere condolences to your partner and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Thanks for your service Terry F. Zech(ret) MA1 USN MWD Handler.

OFC TERRY F. ZECH
VETERAN AFFAIRS PD DETROIT, MICHIGAN

December 13, 2012

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