Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Remi

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Detroit Branch Police, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, January 13, 2014

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Reflections for K9 Remi

I read the story of Remi just today after researching the sign I saw on I-96. Please accept my condolences for the loss of a wonderful K9 and companion. I’m happy that the sign was erected as she certainly earned her memorial.

P. Predhomme

February 15, 2021

K9 Remi, it's been 7 years. You will always be in our hearts. Never forgotten.

Sr K9 Handler Rene Perez
FRB Atlanta, Jacksonville Branch
January 15, 2021

Sr K9 Handler Rene Perez
Federal Reserve 6th District

January 15, 2021

Remi, it's been 7 Years today since you left us, but we haven't forgot you. Actually, just the opposite. You are remembered and honored across the country today, as you should be.
Say hello to K9 Blek, K9 Axa, K9 Philip and K9 Nero from all of us.
Continue to rest easy Remi, we've got the watch down here.
Never forgotten.

Cpl. S. Roper - K9 Handler
Federal Reserve Police - 6th District

January 13, 2021

Not a dog, a partner, a friend and family. Enjoy your time at the Rainbow Bridge until you are reunited with your partner.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 15, 2018

Fallen girl, thank you for your service. You will never be forgotten. My condolences to your partner and to the entire department.

FRLEO Jared Green
FRBSF Police - Salt Lake City branch

December 4, 2014

Awe, poor sweet dog! So brave and innocently doing her job....May you RIP in Doggie Heaven!


October 31, 2014

RIP K9 Remi. Thank you for your service, dedication & loyalty. Prayers to your handler & best friend. You will meet once again at the Rainbow Bridge. Until then, run free sweet girl.

Family Member - New Jersey LEO's
Pompton Lakes, NJ

September 16, 2014

Never Forgotten

Campbell County Va

June 16, 2014


To the family, friends, and colleagues of K9 Remi:

From the beginning of time after Cain killed his brother, Abel, there has been a need for law enforcement officers to protect the weak and to bring evildoers to justice. This work is necessary in a sinful world and is dangerous. In 2014, some eight law enforcement canines have sacrificed their lives to protect their handlers and the citizens of this great nation. Today, we honor the sacrifice of K9 Remi, of the Federal Reserve Bank of the Chicago-Detroit Branch Police Department who was killed in the line-of-duty during a traffic collision on Monday, January 13, 2014, along I-96 in Michigan.

Lord God, we are grateful for the life of K9 Remi. She died serving us. Help us never to forget. Help us celebrate the life of K9 Remi and honor her sacrifice. Be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. Dogs do go to heaven! They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving.

As for the citizens of the United State of America, help them to faithfully equip their Federal police officers and canines with the best tools to protect their country. May their training be adequate to the task. Help the citizens of the United States of America to remember to fund their Federal canine programs adequately and treat their canine heroes with respect. Help the citizens of the United States of America to obey the Federal law and treat each other with dignity so as not to add to the burden of crime and pain to their country.

The time for mourning will soon pass. We have now remembered and celebrated the life lost in this great tragedy. As the family, friends, and colleagues of K9 Remi go forward, they must celebrate the good things in their lives; and to celebrate life itself!

Finally, Lord God, we pray for the families, friends, and colleagues of all the law enforcement officers and canines who have been killed in the line-of-duty and we thank you for their sacrifices. Bless the lives of their families, friends, and colleagues so they might find healing. Help their law enforcement organizations support the families of these fallen heroes. Even though their deaths might have been senseless, make something good come out of these situations so that their law enforcement organizations and the communities in which they lived and served might be stronger because of their lives and their deaths.


Lord God, hear our prayers.

Now, may the Lord bless you, and keep you: the Lord make His face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you: the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace. Amen.

In His Service,

Pastor Steven R. Closs
Retired Captain of Police, Nashua NH Police Department
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry

Pastor Steven R. Closs
Retired Captain of Police, Nashua, NH Police Department

June 16, 2014

Though not a K-9 Officer, I do have a dog. Knowing how much of a bond there is between my dog and I, I can only imagine just how much stronger the bond between cop and K-9 partner. One thing to live with your best friend, another to face danger on a daily basis. Honestly, even the quietest of shifts has risk.

This was a tragic accident. How disgusting that the motorist who killed Remi fled the scene. If ice were a factor, it may very well have been just a tragic accident, but this cowardly bastard turned it into something more. May he/she face true justice if not in this world, then in the next.

Remi, you served your partner and you served the Fed. Thank you and may you Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

May 5, 2014

I am so sorry for the terrible loss. I can't imagine what life is like without your partner. Rest in peace Remi

Tammy Hall

April 29, 2014

Remi god bless you after this terrible tragedy. Your in a better place now. Rip Remi

autofill Caressa Renna

March 15, 2014

Rest in peace, Remi, after a job well done. God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa Burton

February 11, 2014

Words can not express the sorrow felt by your brothers and sisters at arms in the St. Louis LEU. Officer Cooprider attended the Academy in our office and is liked and admired by all who know him. We all grieve at the loss of Remi and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Captain Tim Kentch
FRB St. Louis Police

February 10, 2014

I'll miss you so much. I can't fathom a world without this dog. I knew it well.

Matt Williams
NCR Veteran Rangers

February 5, 2014

I love dogs so much. It breaks my heart to see that this dog has passed away in such a horrible manner. It also saddens me on how it didn't even become able to die peacefully.

Matt Williams
NCR Veteran Rangers

February 5, 2014

My sincere thoughts and prayers to the handler of K9 Remi.I worked in the Fed in NYC for 9 years from 64-73 and was close to many of the officers.I left and became a patrolman in NW Jersey and raised through the ranks and retired as Chief in 99.My days at the Fed will always be remembered.RIP Remi,thank you for your service to mankind.

Chief(ret) Douglas A. Koeppen
Washington NJ PD

February 3, 2014

R.I.P. and you will always be in the hearts of your brothers and sisters!

Special Agent J. Dixon
DEA Miami / Former DEA Detroit

February 2, 2014

Heartfelt condolences and love from you brothers and sisters in the Second District. Rest in peace K9 Remi. Your service will not be forgotten.

Captain Ron Porter
Federal Reserve Police 2nd District (NY)

January 31, 2014

My condolences go out to the K-9 unit handler and the Federal Reserve Police Dept of Detroit. She was a beautiful K-9.

Sgt. Joseph Sclafani
Federal Reserve Police NY

January 31, 2014

RIP Remi

Civilian supporter and future LEO
Lorain, Ohio

January 30, 2014

Such a terrible tragedy. Thank you for your service Remi, it will not be forgotten.

Ofc. J. Pettinato K-9
West Bloomfield, MI

January 30, 2014

Rest in peace Remi!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

January 30, 2014

Rest In Peace K9 Remi

A resident of Malden, Mass

January 27, 2014

RIP Beautiful Brave Girl x

Jonathan Davis
UK Civilian

January 25, 2014

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