Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Fang

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 2018

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Reflections for K9 Fang

Since your death FANG, not a week has gone by that I have not thought of you and your Officer Partner Matt Herrera. Gov.Ron DeSantis just signed legislation to make injury or death to a police K9, horse or Fire & Search and Rescue Dogs a second Degree Felony in Florida. Thank you for your service sweet angel four paws

Isabella Issy

May 2, 2019

I am so sorry Fang. Thank you for your service and the greatest sacrifice one can. If only more humans were more like you Fang, it would be a better world. My heart goes out to you Officer Matt Herrera for the tragic loss of your partner and best buddy. May your heart heal. May justice prevail for the criminal and he gets what is coming for dirtbags like himself.

Concerned and graetful citizen

November 29, 2018



November 21, 2018

Thank you for your sacrifice Fang, and that of your handler. You likely helped to save the life of an officer that day. A true hero and loss felt with your handler family and our blue family as well.

Forever Remembered,
Rest In Peace
Detective, Retired
Jennifer Hutchins
Sacamento Police Department, California

November 1, 2018

Bless you Fang and your partner. We are so grateful for the protection you provided us.


October 24, 2018

Nothing hurts worse than a being who is so innocent and dedicated to protecting us being killed in the line of duty. RIP Fang. Thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Rebecca Davis, Sister
Constable Brian Bachmann
Brazos County, TX, Precinct 1
EOW: 08/13/2012

October 22, 2018

Rest easy Fang, Thank you for your service.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

October 11, 2018


Are these magnificent creatures now with the Lord Himself in the Heavenly Realm? Pastor and Author Randy Alcorn at certainly feels this is factual, and even devoted 2 chapters of his best selling “Heaven” book to establish his case. Many of his inspiring articles are at: We can also get a glimpse of the Glorious Reunions awaiting their devoted Handlers, Trainers and Owners at May the Good Lord comfort these intelligent and brave animals and their human family and caring departments accordingly…

Joe Lanier
A former Asst. Chief with the Jasper Texas PD

October 10, 2018

The Abilene Police Dept extends their condolences to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and especially to the handler of K9 Fang, following the death of his beloved partner. We are grateful for the service rendered by K9 Fang as he protected his community.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

October 9, 2018

My heart breaks at the senseless and evil action which was taken against K-9 Fang. I want to see this killer charged and sentenced to the full extent of the law. I have respect for all K-9s in law enforcement and military service who protect and serve along with their handlers. Thank you Fang for your duty and precious sacrifice .

Jan Hodge
Civilian Law Enforcement Supporter and parent of a law enforcement det

October 4, 2018

Rest in Peace K9 Fang. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with Fang's Handler and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office
Wayne, New Jersey

October 3, 2018


Citizen Brian Potter

October 2, 2018

Rest in peace Fang!
You will not be forgotten!

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

October 2, 2018

REST in peace Officer K9 FANG you are not forgotten HERO !

Blue Blood family Laurie Crilly
Us citizen

October 2, 2018

We know you'll be waiting for your partner and best friend over the Rainbow Bridge. Rest in peace and thank you for your ultimate sacrifice.

COII (former) Robin Joplin
Arizona Department of Corrections

October 2, 2018

K9 Fang.. may all dogs go to heaven...i wish that every K9 were vested. Your passing and hearing that Yelp is so painstakingly familiar.
Bless you, dear Fang

NCO Staff Sergeant
United States Armed Forces

October 1, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. Have fun at the rainbow bridge and wait for your partner boy.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

October 1, 2018

You were always there when needed, devoted loving and true, no one could wish for anything more than a faithful friend like you. R.I.P K9 Fang

Constable E Scully (retired)
Merseyside Police (England) Dog Section

October 1, 2018

Heroes live forever. Prayers to family and friends.

Retired telecommunicator

October 1, 2018

So sorry to hear this. God bless Fand and his handler. Know that he is still with you in spirit

Rhonda Allen

October 1, 2018

RIP Fang. Good doggo.

-Tyler Evans

October 1, 2018

RIP Fang

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 1, 2018

K-9 Fang, the beautiful light in your eyes can never been dimmed even if evil took your life from this earth. You were specially placed by God to perform as a hero and that you did well. Rest now, precious K-9, and may your partner, family and fellow officers know that you always had their backs and that, if given another chance, would without hesitation, do it all again because your heart was always to protect and serve.

Susan King, Board
Michigan War Dog Memorial

September 30, 2018

Rip hero

Probation/Parole Officer Courtney Stewar

September 30, 2018


Probation/Parole Officer Courtney Stewar

September 30, 2018

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