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K9 Windy

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, July 25, 2019

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January 9, 2020



November 1, 2019

Someday we will find a cure for Valley Fever. Having lost several beloved dogs to Valley Fever one must never give up trying to find a cure so that no one will ever have to feel the sadness and loss of a beloved partner or devoted pet ever again. Say hello to all the others at the Rainbow Bridge K-9 Windy until you see your partner again and I see all my babies again rest in peace. We will continue looking for the cure. You'll never be forgotten, I promise.

civilian Robin Joplin
Phoenix Arizona

October 20, 2019

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

August 23, 2019

My dad was a K-9 officer during WWll. He was a member of the Coast Guard during his time here before he was sent to the South Pacific in Naval Service. While he was in the US he patrolled the East Coast in Virginia with his dog/partner, a German Shepherd named Queenie. Many people did not know how close the enemy came to our shores. My dad passed away two years ago and at least once or twice a week he would speak of “his girl Queenie. We all grew up hearing of the funny adventures. Rest In Peace Gunnery Control Officer , K-9 Queenie and , of course, K-9 Windy.

Deborah Rushing
Private Citizen

August 15, 2019

Losing any K-9 (pet or working dog) is never an easy thing to get over. Having loss several pets over the years myself, I grieve as if I lost my own child. I've learned that just remembering about those days you enjoyed their companionship makes it a little easier bear. May your loss be eased by the fact that although I never met you companion, she will always be remembered as one of our own who will never be forgotten.

John R. Stewart Detective (Retired) Kansas City, Missouri Police Dept.

With honor and respect, my condolences for your loss. Gone but not forgotten.

August 9, 2019

Rest peacefully K9 Windy. Our thoughts and prayers are with your handler and department.

Heidi Videto
Sedona Police Department

August 6, 2019

K9 Windy thank you for your Dedicated Service to your Community and Department. Most of all Thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty. May God grant your Handler and everybody involved with a speedy healing.

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

August 6, 2019

Rest in Peace K9 Windy. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the handler and the Riverside County Sheriff's Office.

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

August 6, 2019

I am so sorry for the loss of K9 Windy. My heart breaks for Deputy Robert Ochoa, his family and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Windy's name and memory will live on in our new puppy girl. Our sweet 8 week old puppy has been named after K9 Windy. My husband and I will re-tell the story of K9 Windy's life and her ultimate sacrifice. May your sadness lessen and broken heart heal. Rest easy K9 Windy. We thank you for your service.

Detective Sergeant Debi Haba, Ret.
Montgomery County Department of Police, Maryland

August 4, 2019

K-9 Windy, God gifted you with not only the greatest nose of all, but the devotion, loyalty and steady, unrelenting drive that made you an exceptional partner. It is heartbreaking that those same abilities caused trouble for you. Now, over the Rainbow Bridge, you can rest amongst the other heroes like yourself. May God grant your partner, family and department peace and comfort. As your name says, your spirit will always be around, whispering in the wind. Thank you beautiful girl!

Susan K King
Civilian, Michigan

August 3, 2019

Not all heroes have two legs some have four legs, a tail, and a heart of gold. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace K9 Windy.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

August 2, 2019

Rest In Peace K9 Officer Windy. Thank you for you service and the sacrifice you gave. Condolences to her Handler and family she was a part of as well as her community.

Civilian Dorothy Beltz

August 2, 2019

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has a special place in Heaven
for our loved ones.
Please continue your watch over us.

Thank you for your service!
Thank you for your protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

August 2, 2019

Heavenly Father, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Riverside County, California Sheriff’s Department and the family, friends, and colleagues of K9 Windy, who died of an illness contracted in the Line-of-Duty on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Let us celebrate her accomplishments and remember her selfless sacrifice in the Line-of-Duty. Now that K9 Windy has left this life Lord God, please help the members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department cope with her loss with strength and courage. May K9 Windy always be remembered as a trusted colleague who completed her missions with true dedication. Heavenly Father, by Your Word, you have promised that 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! Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA, NACM
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Minister
The Steven Robert Closs Peacemakers Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DD, MSBS, NCCA
Nashua / Merrimack NH Police Departments

August 1, 2019

Rest In Peace beautiful girl K9 Windy. You have earned your angel wings. My deepest and hearfelt sympathy to your handler and his family. May you find comfort knowing Windy is waiting for you over the Rainbow Bridge.

Jill Bernasek

August 1, 2019

Thank You for service and Rest in Peace. May you play fetch all day long.

Assistant Chief C. Nagy
Bastrop Police Department, Texas

August 1, 2019

K-9 Windy may welcome you with open arms. I know you are in the best of company in paradise. Thank you for your service.

Sgt David Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

August 1, 2019

Rest in peace Windy!
You will not be forgotten!

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

August 1, 2019

RIP K9 Windy!!! Thank You for your service and sacrifice. My thoughts & prayers are with your handler and the entire RCSD.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

August 1, 2019

Thank you for your service girl. Rest easy and have fun at the rainbow bridge while you wait for your partner.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

July 31, 2019

I am sad and sorry to learn of the passing of a Hero in Police Officer K9 Windy. May our Heavenly Father deliver blessings, comfort and peace to her Handler, Family and all Members of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

July 31, 2019

That’s sad. I had a Black and Tan blood hound I trained for tracking

Chris Henricks
Chisago co so

July 31, 2019

Im so sorry to hear of Windy's passing..its truly hard to lose a partner,but when its a K9,its truly hard. They serve to unselfishly and with their whole heart and being.. Heaven truly has recieved an angel..Rest in Peace Windy,job well done..your comrades will hd the blue line now that you've gained your wings...

Michele Monk

July 31, 2019

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