Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Axe

St. Clair Shores Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, November 4, 2018

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Reflections for K9 Axe

K9 Axe, you are a true hero and will be missed and remembered. May God bless your friends and family as they grieve. Run free at the bridge Axe, until we meet again.

Officer Mark Eickmannn, ret.
Ascension St John Police Authority

October 22, 2023

I was honored and in sorrow to be able to show support for you and your handler and be by your sides at the end , wishing I was there when it happened to have helped anyway I could have. You will Always be remembered.

Retired Det. John Rood

November 4, 2022

Glad I could be by you and your handlers side that day! We love you and will always remember you!

Detective Todd Bing
St Clair Shores Police

November 4, 2021

I grew up in St. Clair Shores, not far from where this happened. I also was a Military Working Dog Hander, my heart goes out to his handler and his family. A lot of people have pets and believe they love and have a bond with their pets. But you will never understand the bond between a K-9 and their handler, unless you have experienced it first hand.

Officer Jonathan Zech
Moulton Police Department Alabama.

March 17, 2021

Rest in peace little guy.

carmen belongia

January 20, 2021

R.I.P my brother in blue.

PO Barbara Hernandez # 5253

December 17, 2019

I am deeply sorry to learn of the passing of Police Officer K9 Axe. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his Handler, family and all members St. Clair Shores Police Department.

Retired TW Martinez, FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

January 21, 2019

Axe, You are WAY more superior than the coward that took you. Your handler, family, and department will Love you forever. Now hero, enjoy yourself at Rainbow's Bridge.


January 15, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the St. Clair Shores, Michigan Police Department and the family, friends, and colleagues of K-9 Axe, who was shot and killed in the Line-of-Duty on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Let us celebrate his accomplishments and remember his selfless sacrifice in the Line-of-Duty. Now that K9 Axe has left this life, please help the members of the St. Clair Shores Police Department cope with his loss with strength and courage. May K9 Axe always be remembered as a trusted colleague who completed his missions with true dedication and the unconditional love he provided his caregivers. Heavenly Father, by Your Word, death is not the end; it does not have the final say! For Scripture promises that all flesh shall see the salvation of God! All dogs do go to heaven, because they have a spirit that epitomizes God’s unconditional love. After all, DOG spelt backwards is GOD! Well done, good and faithful servant!

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D. Div.
The Steven R. Closs Christian Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D. Div.
Nashua / Merrimack NH Police Departments

January 14, 2019

You died on duty protecting and assisting other officers to capture a violent and dangerous man. If you had not been there that man would have no doubt shot at the officers and killed or wounded one or more. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten and our sorrow is tempered by our respect and thanks for your bravery and love.

Holly Rockwell-Celerier

December 4, 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

November 30, 2018

We will never forget. Thank you for your service, good boy.

Civilian Alan Zaynashov

November 27, 2018

21 days tonite...still think of you every day. your photo is here with us. always a part of our home and hearts. blue light shines in your honor still. Love and gratitude, Des and Bert the cat

Des and Bert the cat

November 25, 2018

If you search the net you can find the back story on this. One thing is for certain, that dog flushed the armed dog out and it would seem obvious the dog saved his handler and other cops present from likely being shot. Dogs rock.

Citizen Reader

November 24, 2018



November 21, 2018

Thank you for your service K9 Axe. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and St Clair Shores police department

Jamie Slattery

November 14, 2018

What a hero! 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

November 14, 2018

From our German Shepard "Brady" to your "Axe". Well done Axe!! Rest in Peace.

Deb Szymanski
Private citizen.

November 13, 2018

K9 Axe's Handler,family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing. Loosing a loyal friend such as a K9 is a terrible thing. As you see they will lay down their life day after day to protect their handler and all fellow Officers. K9 Axe you passed a Hero doing what you were taught to do and i am sure doing what you loved to do Serve and Protect. I would tell you to take a bite out of him when he reaches the Gates but as far as i am concerned he will never enter the Gates that you have entered. His gates will be to hot to touch.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police,Ohio

November 13, 2018

Rest in Peace K9 Axe. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the handler and the St. Clair Shores Police Department.

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

November 13, 2018

May God bless your soul with arms open from everyone, hope you resting peacefully in heaven K-9 Axe.


November 13, 2018

May God welcome you with open arms K-9 Axe. I know you are in the best of company. Thank you for your loyal service.

Sgt. David Osborne Jr
Tennessee Highway Patrol

November 10, 2018

I had the pleasure of meeting Axe at my workplace. Such a beautiful, sweet, and friendly boy!
My heartfelt sympathy to all who loved him.

Eileen Urbaniak
SCS Resident

November 9, 2018

I beautiful dog with a heart and loyalty as big as the universe, itself. Don't be too sad Officer Price, Axe will always be looking out for you, as he always did in the past.......RIP sweetie.

Matt Buck
Dogs best friend

November 9, 2018

RIP. Alex. Thank you for your service. Condolences to your partner. He will have to carry on without you by his side but always in his heart.

Sonya Hughes, civilian

November 9, 2018

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