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

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

Rest in peace K9 Jethro. My deepest condolences to your handler, the Canton Police Department, and all the officers that are losing there fellow officers everyday. Thank you for your service.

Becky Barry
Law enforcement Supporter

January 16, 2016

As a Canton resident, I can say the murder of K-9 Jethro has left the entire community heartbroken. My very sincere respect and condolences to Ofc. Davis, his family and the law enforcement community of Canton and Stark County. Rest in Peace, K-9 Jethro. You were a good boy.

Paul Winters
Private citizen

January 16, 2016

They wait, ever faithful, for the time we'll join them again. There'll come a day when their tail wags furiously & they go into that toothy grin, as we enter their rhelm never to be separated . Those eyes will look into ours and we'll know that to be with such a partner for all eternity is a true gift of God. Until then, they'll want another of their kind to take care of you as soon as you are able , even if it takes awhile. We're just not very good with our noses & hearing, don't have very good teeth, & don't move that fast, & sometimes we just need to chuckle . We need them, God knows

Helen Holmes Sockwell

January 16, 2016

R.I.P. Jethro, and thank you for your service. Job well done. My condolences to Jethro's partner, Officer Ryan Davis, family, friends and the Canton Police Department.

James Kaar
civilian friend of LEOs

January 15, 2016

I'm so sorry for the loss of your partner. I lost mine on 9/11/15, after 14 years of loyal and faithful service. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. Keep you chin up and stay safe my brother

Special Agent Steve Harris
Florida Department Of Law Enforcement

January 15, 2016

You will always be a hero to the Canton PD and community. Will keep your family in our prayers.

Marcie and George

January 15, 2016

R.I.P Thank you for your service and GOD bless you.

Dylan Feeney

January 15, 2016

R.I.P. Jethro, you made the ultimate sacrifice and you will never be forgotten. Hope you're having a great time over the rainbow bridge!

Daniel Jaso, Correctional Officer
Federal Bureau of Prisons

January 15, 2016

God Bless you and RIP Jethro and I will pray for your fellow officers left to grieve your death.

Susan Whitaker RN former Navy Nurse
civilian nurse

January 14, 2016


Todd Butkus

January 14, 2016


Ida Justiniano
Puerto Rico

January 14, 2016

As the LORD awaits you with open, loving arms, the world sings their praises as you performed your duty with your officer partner. Jethro, you stepped up and did your duty to protect, but unfortunately, it was your time. We will all remember you, your service, your devotion to your human family and that beautiful expression on you face. GOD bless you, Jethro. We will see you again.

Linda Sue (Brown) Conery
fellow owner of service dogs (boxers)

January 14, 2016

Moreclass than the human that hurt him. Jethro. What a K9!

Deb. RN

January 14, 2016

Jethro your are a true hero. I was saddened when I heard that you had passed. You gave your all keeping your family and society safe. Run and play freely at the Rainbow Bridge in Heaven. Someday you will be reunited with your earthly loved ones. You will not be forgotten.

William Johnson

January 14, 2016

RIP Jethro. Thank you for your service and you will not be forgotten.


January 13, 2016

can't imagine what his partner is going through. Lots of prayers from Queens, NY and RIP to the little angel that is in heaven now. May God give you peace

Sonia Zapata

January 13, 2016

Rest in Peace K9 Jethro. As a former K9 handler I know you gave your all to protect your handler at all costs. Unfortunately you paid the ultimate sacrifice. You will never be forgotten. To your handler, I feel your pain brother. Not only a partner but a best friend out there patrolling the streets with you. My condolences.

"Blue Lives Matter"

Steve Van Slyke, Police Officer (retired
El Cajon Police Department

January 13, 2016

Friend, please don't mourn for me
I'm still here, though you don't see.
I'm right by your side each night and day
and within your heart I long to stay.

My body is gone but I'm always near.
I'm everything you feel, see or hear.
My spirit is free, but I'll never depart
as long as you keep me alive in your heart.

I'll never wander out of your sight-
I'm the brightest star on a summer night.
I'll never be beyond your reach-
I'm the warm moist sand when you're at the beach.

I'm the colorful leaves when fall comes around
and the pure white snow that blankets the ground.
I'm the beautiful flowers of which you're so fond,
The clear cool water in a quiet pond.

I'm the first bright blossom you'll see in the spring,
The first warm raindrop that April will bring.
I'm the first ray of light when the sun starts to shine,
and you'll see that the face in the moon is mine.

When you start thinking there's no one to love you,
you can talk to me through the Lord above you.
I'll whisper my answer through the leaves on the trees,
and you'll feel my presence in the soft summer breeze.

I'm the hot salty tears that flow when you weep
and the beautiful dreams that come while you sleep.
I'm the smile you see on a baby's face.
Just look for me, friend, I'm everyplace!

Author Unknown

Navajo Elder

January 12, 2016

No one realizes how much officers sacrifice for the freedom and safety of those who care so little. Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice and protecting this country. You are missed and appreciated.

Daughter of Indianapolis Police Officer

January 12, 2016

rest in peace jethro,you will not be are a true hero !! thank you for protecting and serving,condolences to your handler,department and family

SEAN MAIONE,former officer
spokane police department

January 12, 2016

Good Dog, Jethro! Well done! Your gave your life for your handler and buddy. I know that when your handler arrives some day, you'll be there to greet him. Thank you for your service to the Canton Police Department.

Mary Anne Huber
Citizen of Canton, Ohio

January 12, 2016

Thank you for your service Jethro. 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

January 12, 2016

My heart breaks for your handler, his family & coworkers. You were a beautiful boy. I am so glad you were draped with a flag like all heroes should be. I'm praying for your family.

Survivor of NC Trooper Calvin Taylor, Canton, NC

January 11, 2016

God bless our fallen heroes they will be remembered forever and prayers and peace to your family for your loss

Assistant chief William Wion
American Patriot Security

January 11, 2016

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