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K9 Riley

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Monday, January 18, 2021

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Reflections for K9 Riley

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR HANDLER. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. ALL K 9 OFFICERS DO GO TO HEAVEN. MEET YOUR FELLOW K 9 OFFICERS AT RAINBOW BRIDGE AND REST IN GODS ARMS.

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
None

February 27, 2021

This poem was written for K9 Fargo of the Richland County Sheriff's Department in Honor of the unquestionable sacrifices K9's make in their everyday service to their partners and Agencies! Let this poem stand as a tribute to all our K9 Heroes who give the ultimate sacrifice!


“Our K9 Named Fargo"

He was just another Police dog,
I was going to have to train,
He was a beautiful “Belgian Malinois”,
And Fargo was his name.

We worked so hard together,
From sun up until Night,
His future as a Police Dog,
Became our daily plight.

This dog could do anything,
He was so easy to train,
Each day he made me so proud,
My partner “Fargo” was his name.

After months of rigorous training,
Fargo was ready for the road,
It didn’t take long to prove himself,
He was one of the best-I was told!

He hit on the drugs every time,
And tracked down the criminals too,
He did everything I ask of him,
There was nothing he wouldn’t do.

We stayed together day and night,
This dog I had to train,
He was my partner and my friend,
“Fargo” was his name!

It was the 16th of December,
With the moon and stars so bright,
When “Fargo” hit the trail of a robber,
My heart stopped when shots rang in the night!

My Partner was hit several times,
This K9 I had to train,
We cried because he didn’t make it,
My partner “Fargo” was his name!

Written by David L Bell RCSD (Retired) December 16, 2017

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

February 12, 2021

K9 Riley,

You are a hero at heavens gate. The lush green grass fields reserved for heroes such as yourself in heaven is your playground now! No pain, no worries just the love of all the K9s and their handlers who came before you! We got it from here sweet boy!

You your handler, my deepest condolences. I know that day was filled with more loss than any department should ever go through.

K9 Riley, my thoughts are with your handler, fellow officers, department, community and all who called you friend.

May you rest in peace! We will never forget, you will never be forgotten

Darin Campbell
Executive Director
Working Dogs Oregon

February 5, 2021

Thank you K9 Riley for your your service to your community. May you spend eternity in heaven enjoying the "life of Riley" while keeping watch over your brothers and sisters who are carrying on your legacy.

Brian & Betsy Zielinski
Michigan War Dog Memorial K9 Salute Team Members

February 4, 2021

Rest in peace our 4 legged brother. You have served well. God bless the family and co-workers of Deputy Gibson on this great loss. Having been a handler, I can only imagine the pain everyone is feeling right now for both Deputy Gibson and his partner.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God. Matt 5:9
Deputy Donnie Meaders (Retired)
Okfuskee County (OK) Sheriff's Office

February 2, 2021

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

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

January 30, 2021

K9 Riley, thank you for your service beautiful boy.

Kara
Civilian

January 27, 2021

Good boy Riley, brave to the end. We owe you so much.

Ian Howe

January 25, 2021

God bless you and your partner Riley!

Matthew Nardo
The Green Beret Life Foundation

January 25, 2021

K9 Riley and Deputy Sheriff Adam Gibson are in heaven thank you so much for your service to our country.

pinkie
friend

January 24, 2021

K-9 Riley, I will miss you buddy. Thank you for always being there and eager to answer my calls for assistance.

Dispatcher Walsh
EGSPD

January 24, 2021

K9 Riley,

Thank you for your service to our country.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

January 23, 2021

Semper Fi K9 Riley. You dedication and service to your brothers and sisters in Blue will be with us forever. Rest In Peace so sorry you are gone. You will be in our hearts forever.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

January 22, 2021

Riley, you were a true hero always by your daddy's side. Keep him well in heaven. Dog biscuits for ever.

Sergeant (Ret), Robert DiMiceli
California Highway Patrol, Capitol Protection Section

January 21, 2021

K-9 Riley may God welcome you and your partner with open arms. My respects always.

Sgt David Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

January 21, 2021

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

January 21, 2021

Former 911 Dispatcher S. Wilson
Prattville Police Department, AL

January 21, 2021

K9 Riley What a true HERO who lost his life doing what he loved. May God grant everyone involved with a speedy healing.

Res.Ofc.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls, OH Police Department

January 21, 2021

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, and agency during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless You!

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4], and;

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13]

Depart in peace, Comrade-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you. May you rest in peace, cross over the Rainbow Bridge, and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, OLCC, NCCA
Independent Christian Chaplain Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
07/05/1974 - 04/01/1998
Nashua Police Department
Nashua, NH 03060

January 21, 2021

K9 Riley, Thank you for your 3 years of service. You were one of the great ones. You will be greatly missed.

Inv. Steve "F. B." Johnson,
Sac Metro Fire, Sacramento County Arson/Bomb Unit
Police Unit Tour, Norcal Chapter Rider/Member 2019

January 20, 2021

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR PARTNER. CROSS OVER RAINBOW BRIDGE AND REST IN GODS ARMS. ALL K 9 OFFICERS DO GO TO HEAVEN. REST IN GODS ARMS AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
None

January 20, 2021

Rest in peace K9 hero

Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County MI.

January 20, 2021

K-9 Riley, Oh my God, only He knows why you died in the line of duty to save your partner, Deputy Sheriff Gibson. There is NO earthly explanation. You died a HERO beyond description, along with your partner. I know you both must be at some level of comfort that we here can never know - you did the MOST IMPORTANT thing in all of history - protecting your partner - you have the soul of God - may you forever shine.

Susan King
Police & Canine Supporter. Michigan

January 20, 2021

RIP Little One!!!

Oscar Stewart
Friend

January 20, 2021

RIP Little One!!!

Oscar Stewart
Friend

January 20, 2021

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