Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Rooster

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, March 18, 2017

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Reflections for K9 Rooster

I never got to meet Rooster but I do work for the same department that he did. I attended his ceremony and it was beautiful and touching. There were pictures and videos of how wonderful, lively, and strong he was. Rest in Peace sweet angel. You are a good boy and did a wonderful job serving the department.

Pawn Clerk J.A.
Wichita Police Department

April 30, 2019

I am sorry to have found this page and heard about the loss of this police officer. RIP Rooser. You were so brave, rushing straight towards the danger, to protect your fellow officers. Even when the perp had a weapon you were not afraid. You faced the evil in humanity with duty and honor and gave the ultimate sacrifice when it was asked of you.

Back when I was a young man this kind of horrific incident wouldn't have happened, but it is a different world than the one Eisenhower ran. I never thought it would be this way but this in fact the way it is now. May we pray to the LORD that no more Police Officers will be killed in the line of duty, in the USA or in my own country of German Republic.

For those of you whom you have and your fellow K9s continue to protect I say, thank you, we will always keep our ❤️s

Private (ret) Johan Markus
Private ex-military man

November 18, 2018

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

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

September 12, 2017

Police K 9's are living examples of what a dog can do!!:)

Your bravery is "Why" our therapy dog Molly and I do what we do day and night!

Our therapy dog Molly "Live and In Color at Paducah, KY 911 dispatcher center sharing God's eternal live through the unconditional love of a dog!:)

Training our volunteers nationally to use their faithful canine companion to bring joy laughter, and comfort to our first responders and 911 dispatchers. I also work with over 600 volunteers across the nation dispatching therapy dog to police, fire, and first responders when called upon!

Chaplain Ron Leonard
Canines For Christ

June 18, 2017

Thank you Rooster for running towards danger to try to keep everyone safe. You gave the ultimate sacrifice for your country and people. Thank you very much . God Bless you Roister

Civil Kelly. Daher

May 14, 2017

I am very sorry for your loss! I will pray for comfort for Rooster's Handler, family and department. Thank you Rooster for being so braved and the service you provided your community!

Alison C.
Private Citizen

April 3, 2017

K( Rooster is indeed a hero and will be remembered fondly, with honor. Thank you Rooster for all you and your K9 brothers and sisters do. RIP.

Det Sgt Dave Hornoff
Warwick RI PD (Retired)

April 2, 2017

Thank you Rooster, your heroism will live on in the other police dogs around Wichita.

RIP brother. Good boy Rooster.

Detective Brady Simmons
Haysville Police Department

March 31, 2017

Rest in Peace K9 Rooster as your work here is done. Thank you for your service and because they are so brave to protect your community. They will never be forgotten.

Citizen Sylvia Althaus

March 29, 2017

Thank you for your faithful service to your fellow officers & community! God give comfort to your human partner at this time!

Civilian, RuthAnn Pratt Cross

March 23, 2017

rooster rest in peace,you will never be forgotten,thank you for serving and protecting !

former officer,spokane police department

March 23, 2017

Thank you for your brave and unrelenting service. RIP K9 Rooster.

President/Chairman Kriscel Estrella
Hero K9

March 22, 2017

May God comfort your partner/handler and welcome you into paradise K-9 Rooster. You are in great company.

State Trooper D Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

March 22, 2017

No greater loyalty! No better partner! May peace and comfort be upon your partner and family! Rest Easy Pup!

K9 Handler

March 22, 2017

God's Blessings to K-9 Roaster. RIP

Mrs. Kimberly Kenson

March 21, 2017


Retired TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga. State Patrol

March 21, 2017

Thank you for your service Rooster. 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

March 21, 2017

Rest in peace Rooster. Thank you for your service. Go play at the rainbow bridge and enjoy.


March 20, 2017

Rest In Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

March 20, 2017

Our prayers are with his handler

E3 Samuel Watkins
Prior Security Forces USAF

March 20, 2017

A beautiful and brave dog who gave his life in the line of duty - please accept my condolences.

Private Citizen

March 19, 2017

Some heroes are born with four legs, a wagging tail, and a big heart. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace, K-9 Rooster.

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

March 19, 2017

It saddens me every time io see a K9 loses hid/her life as much as a police officer losing their condolences from a private citizen and prayer to the whole force for the loss GOD BLESS and stay safe from lambertvile Michigan

private citizen

March 19, 2017

Thank you for doing your absolute best at every one of my calls you served on Rooster. You are a true hero.

Officer Jordyn Hazuka
Wichita Police Department

March 19, 2017

Rooster, Every step you took, every bark you gave was for a reason. You completed your mission precisely and perfectly just as God meant for you to do. Now you can rest in heaven with others of your kind - the rarest breed of all - the K-9 officer. We pray that the partner, family and department you left behind will feel the support of all of us who respectfully mourn for you.

Susan King, Board Member
Michgan War Dog Memorial

March 19, 2017

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