Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Ape

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Reflections for K9 Ape

Thank you for your so very short service. Only 3 weeks and you were only two years old. My deepest sympathies to your blue family. I'm sure they still miss you deeply.

You had so much life ahead of you. You will always be remembered as the star you are.

Thank you for your service. You will never be forgotten.

October 21, 2021

Always in our hearts. Remembering your bravery. Thank you to k9 Ape and all the officers who protect us. -


May 10, 2017

Always in our hearts Ape. We love our LEOs and K9s. God bless you.


March 27, 2016

always in our hearts, our hero, k9 Ape. Remembering you and all the law enforcement who helped us. God bless you


March 16, 2015

Remembering you with gratitude and letting you know your service and sacrifice are not forgotten.

Sean Murphy
Herkimer, NY Resident and Uncle of NY State Trooper Ken Lawrence

April 10, 2014

One year ago, you became our hero. We will always be grateful to you, all of the LEOs that responded, and your handler. You are forever in our hearts.

Herkimer resident

March 13, 2014

How brave Officer K9 Ape was that day when he gave his life to save others. These selfless animals are no different than those brave souls that are our police force. God Bless K9 Ape and all those who protect and serve.

R.I.P. K9 Ape

Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Thomas Ernst
Appreciative Citizen

December 21, 2013

For after creating the world God Rested and thought, I need to make something for man, To show devotion, true love and undying faith. God said I will spell my name backwards and make Dog for man. So it was and always shall be.

K-9 Trooper D Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

June 26, 2013

Thank you so much for your service Ape! You will be forever missed and loved.


June 3, 2013

Not religious, but hope there is a heaven for such brave dogs.
Hope 'Ape' is running in the surf & chasing rubber toys xx


May 30, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with Ape's family. Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

April 15, 2013

I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice.


United States Border Patrol

April 15, 2013

K-9 Ape, Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Your Sacrifice may have saved the life of another officer. You will never be forgotten, faithful friend.

Communications Officer B. Jackson
Police Officer (OJI retired)

April 12, 2013

Thank you K9 Ape for your service and courage. Rest In Peace.

Zone Five Academy Recruits
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

April 9, 2013

These K9 Police are amazing in there dedication to duty and their handler. There training and know how is top notch. Condolences to Ape his partner and his department.

Police Officer. T Muirhead
Detroit Police

April 7, 2013

So sorry for the loss of Ape. Thoughts and prayers to those who loved him!

G.Chase, Police Officer, Colorado

April 3, 2013

Our condolences go out the handler. Thank you for your service. May justice be served.

Officer Edwin Lara / External Ops
Cook County Sheriffs Office, IL- Honor Guard

April 3, 2013

Thank you K9 Ape for your dedicated service and bravery. Your sacarfice ultimately saved lives. RIP

Sgt J Walter
Richmond PD VA

March 30, 2013

i want to say thanks to all the police oficers and the k9 unit for there help and specially for ape and his hadler for there help in what was a tragic day ape u are a hero and u will forever be missed


March 29, 2013

You are a HERO, Ape. Run free in Heaven and know that you were a great officer here on earth! God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa Burton

March 27, 2013

Thank you for your bravery, K9 Ape. You are a hero. Run free now.

A. Parr, U.S. Citizen

March 27, 2013

It was only short, but you did well K9 Ape.

R.I.P Hero.

Jonathan Uk citizen

March 26, 2013

Rest in Peace Ape. Thank you for protecting your handler and all the other officers. You were very brave and will be missed. God Bless.

Val, sister of a police officer
Citizen of Herkimer County

March 26, 2013

THANK YOU so much
you gave ALL
RIP you made us Safe thank you


March 26, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the handler and the department at this time of loss. There's something special about the K9 partner, loyal and dedicated to the end. Rest in peace Ape, you've earned it.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

March 26, 2013

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