Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Beny

Montville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, September 28, 2014

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Reflections for K9 Beny

Our prayers and condolences? why are so many dying of Heat exhaustion?

concerned citizen of these heroes

April 18, 2015

Our prayers and condolences go out to the family and friends of our fallen brother. Thank you for your service.

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

November 5, 2014

Very, very sad.


October 23, 2014

Rest in peace Beny!
You will not be forgotten!

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

October 21, 2014

My sympathies & prayers to your department & handler. Somethings will never make sense this side of Glory. Healing prayers to those who knew you & love you. Rest Easy Beny!

K9 LEO wife

October 15, 2014

My sincerest sympathy to the Montville Police Department for the loss of K9 Officer Beny. Run free to the bridge to join those who have gone before you, thank you for your service.

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

October 11, 2014

R.I.P K9 Beny. How sad and tragic!! Thank you for your service, dedication, loyalty and sacrifice. Prayers to your handler, you will once again meet at the Rainbow bridge.. until then run free sweet boy.

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

October 11, 2014

Rest in peace, K9 Beny. Thank you for your loyal and dedicated service to your community. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten. Prayers for Montville PD. Godspeed, Hero.

Kathy B
Grateful Citizen

October 10, 2014

K/9 Beny thanks for the loyal service to your community and to the citizens of Montville, Ohio. I know that the handler has probably gone over what happened and wished for a better out come. But sometimes bad things happen to good people who mean no harm. I hope & pray that something is learned from this accident. Rest in Peace, K/9 Beny.

Former Sgt Joe Covington M/C #4926

October 10, 2014

Rest In Peace Beny. Thank you for your service

New Visions Criminal Justice Class of 2015
Syracuse, New York

October 9, 2014

Rest in Peace K9 Beny. Thank you for your service.

New Visions Criminal Justice Class of 2015
Syracuse, New York

October 9, 2014

Rest easy across the Rainbow Bridge, K9 Beny.

Molly Feldman
Des Moines Area Community College
Criminal Justice Club President
Ankeny, Iowa

October 9, 2014

God Speed Beny. I know you are in great company in paradise.

Trooper D Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

October 9, 2014

RIP will be missed. Thank you for your service and loyalty. We will see you again someday.

Rhonda Verheyen-Warrant Clerk
Brown County Sheriff - Green Bay, WI

October 9, 2014

Thank you for your service Beny. I'm sorry you were taken from us. My heart goes out to your handler and all who knew you. I can't wait until we get to see you again. Until then, you go and run free and happily through the Heavens knowing you were loved and valued.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

October 9, 2014

Ret in Peace Beny

Constable Retired John Ross
Winnipeg Police Service

October 9, 2014

Rest in peace.

sgt Jim Russo

October 8, 2014

So Sorry to hear About Beny. RIP You will never be forgoten

Civilian, JRYoung

October 8, 2014


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

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 seventeen law enforcement canines have already sacrificed their lives to protect their handlers and the citizens of this great nation. Today, we honor the sacrifice of K9 Beny, of the Montville, Ohio, Police Department, who died in the line-of-duty of heat exhaustion on Sunday, September 28, 2014, after accidently being left in his handler’s patrol car at the Montville OH Police Department while his handler completed four hours of paperwork. The temperature had risen to 79 degrees Fahrenheit.

Lord God, we are grateful for the life of K9 Beny. He died serving us. Help us never to forget. Help us celebrate the life of K9 Beny and honor his 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 Montville, Ohio, help them to faithfully equip their law enforcement officers and canines with the best tools to protect their community. May their training be adequate to the task. Help the citizens of Montville, Ohio, to remember to fund their law enforcement canine programs adequately and treat their canine heroes with respect. Help the citizens of Montville, Ohio, to obey the law and treat each other with dignity so as not to add to the burden of crime and pain to their community.

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 Beny go forward, they must celebrate the good things in their lives; and to celebrate life itself! K9 Beny’s death was an unfortunate accident from which we must all learn. These canines serve us with unconditional love and are a significant investment to our law enforcement agencies. We must not forget our responsibilities for their care and welfare.

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. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.

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,

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

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

October 8, 2014

RIP Beny

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 8, 2014

Take your rest Beny....I know you will be miss......

(Retired) Sgt. Joseph Drayton
Aiken Department of Public Safety

October 8, 2014

Beny you will never be forgotten, rest easy buddy

Salt Lake City, Utah

October 8, 2014

Your watch was short,but now you can rest. Thank you for your service.

Officer Janet Rowe (retired)
Arlington County Police Dept, Arlington, Va

October 8, 2014

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