Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Jethro

Canton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, January 10, 2016

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Reflections for K9 Jethro

K9 Jethro thank you for your Faithful Service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty while saving the lives of others. May God grant your Partner,Department and all involved with a speedy healing.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls,OH Police Dept

February 12, 2020

I think of you often, Officer Jethro. You are a hero. Your memory will never leave our hearts. We love you, good boy.

Megan D

October 28, 2019

This story always brings out emotion in me. Your loyalty and faithfulness until the end will always be remembered. No matter what people say, you are a law enforcement officer just the same as any human. We have your six, rest easy.

Jonathan Brady
13 Years old
Future Law Enforcement Officer

March 28, 2019

So sorry to see this Brave K9 police officers tragic death being used on facebook as like farming Click bait. for some person to make money .

Peter Proctor-Cannon
British Ex Serviceman

January 17, 2019

Jethro, i need to write my reflection today as i will not be at my computer on 10 January2018 and will be with my own K9 Jethro busy with training.

I have a very heavy heart with tears in my eyes . but also in my deepest heart i am happy to know that you are with our Heavenly Farther and playing with your fellow k9 friends.

Ryan we have never met in person ,but i know your loss and broken heart my friend on that terrible day one don't even want to think about.

You and Jethro inspired me to become a K9 handler.

My memories will always be with you and Jethro.

Lt. Chris van Niekerk
Mil. Vet. 32 Battalion ex South African Defense Force. (SA Army)

January 2, 2018

Jethro, RIP my dear friend. I read all about your bravery.

You are a true hero my friend. You and your hero friends will never be forgotten.

I know that you are also a true hero in heaven and now enjoy the good times
in heaven.

Thank you for your service old buddy.

Lt. Chris van Niekerk
Military Vet. X SADF 32 Battalion

November 24, 2017

God bless your soul, Jethro! I just read where your murderer got 45 years - I hope he roasts in hell! You are the hero!

Susan Johanson

August 27, 2016

Never Forgotten you beautiful boy. God's love, friends, brothers and sisters, family and even strangers have shown their support to your partner. R.I.P. now and always.

Tom D.

June 29, 2016

Godspeed Officer Jethro

Mike Glennon (Massachusetts)

May 16, 2016

Jethro, just letting you know that I still, and always will, pray for you and your other furry K9's who have given all. You are very special to me Jethro. Your story broke my heart and I won't forget the sacrifice you made, nor that of your other brother/sister K9's. Rest in peace, Jethro, at The Rainbow Bridge, where you can run free and play morning till night. Sending love to you from here. Good boy, Jethro!

Debbie Goodfellow
Daughter of a Retired Police Sergeant

March 19, 2016

Some heroes have four legs, a wet nose, and a wagging tail. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace, K-9 Jethro.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

March 15, 2016

God Job Little Buddy !!!
You are a Hero ... I cry Rivers over the "Puppy Dog " Patrol,
My daughter calls them ... loves buying tennis balls for them !!! For Christmas ... they love it !!!
May God Bless our Cainine Heros with Safety & May Jethro's Partner & Fellow Officers , Department, Community, & Country feel His Peace as well.
Thank you Jethro for not only your Brave Service, but Your Friendship & Loyalty to Your Fellow Officers.
RIP Jethro, Cainine Hero of Valor , with Honor.
Gone from Our Sides ... Forever in Our Hearts & Memories ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE Grad.
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, SD

March 15, 2016

Rest in Peace, Jethro. You were a good and faithful partner/officer.

Lisa Burton

January 27, 2016

Our thoughts are with the men and women who have grown close to and worked with this special member of your agency.

ASAC, Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 26, 2016

Officer Davis, I am so very sad for you. I heard you make the comment that you wish you could trade so that you would have lost your life and Jethro would have lived. You said how huge the hole in your heart is. If Jethro had lost you, he might not have understood and been even more sad and upset than you are. I love my dog so much that I want him to die first so that he won't grieve over losing me. I know that you would not have wanted Jethro sad either. I hope that huge hole in your heart starts to slowly heal.


January 21, 2016

Thank you Jethro, you are still amazing and the most handsome good looking Shepard ever. Your Dad will love you forever and so will Stark county.

Karyn Szoka

January 20, 2016

I work in Canton and am married to a police officer so perhaps that is why the loss of Jethro seemed particularly difficult. I prayed he would pull through then cried when I heard he did not. He was, in my opinion, the most handsome German Shepherd I have seen. My sincerest condolences to Officer Davis and his family and the Canton City PD. RIP Jethro.

K Toy
Law enforcement supporter

January 20, 2016

I'm sorry for the loss of your partner/friend. These K9 are never given the honor they deserve. Just know you hurt because you loved. R.I.P.

Mrs. Gail Vollmer

January 19, 2016

Rest Easy Jethro, Watch over your family and friends from above you have earned eternal respect you are a hero

Police Office K9 Handler Kevin Zimmerm
University of Toledo

January 17, 2016

As I watched the tape of the memorial service for LEO Jethro, I was moved by the hundreds and hundreds and hundreds who assembled to honor you, your service and sacrifice. I join my voice to theirs in hailing your unconditional love, loyalty and courage in service to your duty as a beloved member of your immediate family and of the LE Brothers in Blue at large. Your murderer must face the same sentence had he murdered your partner. Life in prison. Period. Your outer form is not what matters to us who know and appreciate your actual worth. My family and I know that you reside at God's right hand, in over-watch of your partner LEO Ryan Davis, and us all.

LE Supporter Miles Alexander
Appreciative US Citizen

January 17, 2016

Thank you, Jethro, for making the ultimate sacrifice as you served and protected the community and your partner. With prayers for peace,

Rev. Joanne Petto
Chaplain, Plainsboro Township Police
Chaplain, NJ State Police

January 17, 2016

All dogs go to heaven, especially a hero like Jethro. He is now bounding through Gods most beautiful fields, waiting for the day he can again be at your side, never to leave it again.


January 17, 2016

OFFICER JETHRO MAY YOU R.I.P. YOUR WATCH IS DONE... I pray that the idiot that shot you may be jailed for murder of a police officer and spend the rest of his miserable life in prison.

Judy Maddux Law enforcement supporter

January 16, 2016

My heart is so sad. Thank you for your service. Run free at Rainbow Bridge.

Stephanie Harris, LEOW - Spouse of Sgt, LAPD

January 16, 2016

I have no sympathy for the vile trash who murdered you. I mourn your death and your partner is in my prayers.

Rest Well Jethro.

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

January 16, 2016

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