Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Figo

Cullman County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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The First & The Last

The first to sense the hostility of a suspect,
The first to react to protect his master,
The first to enter where danger lurks,
The first to detect the hidden intruder.
The first to take action against violence.
The first to sense his master’s joy.
The first to know his master’s sorrow or fear.
The first to give his life in defense of his master.
The last to be forgotten by those who work with others like him.
They know him as a “Partner”, not just an animal.

- Author unknown -

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

August 21, 2021

Remembring K9 Figo with a heavy heart. Thank you for your service. Praying your handler has recovered. My condolences.

Sheila Adkins-Reynolds
City of Montgomery Alabama Police Department

April 20, 2021

Officer K-Figo

We offer our condolences to the family, and co-workers.
May all find confort in knowing that your love one is at peace

Utah Peace Officers Association

Anne Hunsinger

April 15, 2021

As a dog lover...and have experienced the loss of my own dogs ... this tragedy breaks my heart. There are absolutely no words to comfort the pain of losing your K9 partner and companion ... I offer my condolences.

... Rest In Peace K9 Figo
Thank you for your service !

Cam Ferguson
Admin. Secretary
Middleburg Police Dept, PA loving memory of our fallen hero-
Chief Tony Jordan...EOW 1/13/21

March 17, 2021

Heartfelt Sympathy to his partner and LEO families Officer K9 Figo will be missed but never forgotten.

Anne Hunsinger

March 17, 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

Rest In Peace. You Are Truly A Hero

MDS. Rich Reeves (Retired) Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office

February 8, 2021

K9 Figo,

May your journey through the fields of heaven be magical and fruitful. Full of doggie delight. You passed a hero because you faught for the safety of your community everytime you went on duty! RIP big boy, we will take it from here!

My deepest condolences to your handler, family, fellow officers, department, community and all who called you friend.

You will never be forgotten, we will never forget!

Darin Campbell
Executive Director
Working Dogs Oregon

February 2, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 30, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Hero in K9 Figo. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcome him home where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Handler, Family and all members of the Cullman County Sheriff's Office, Alabama.

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

January 30, 2021

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

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

January 30, 2021

This is heartbreaking. May God keep K9 Figo.

Sonia Campbell

January 30, 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 Clergy
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

January 27, 2021

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

January 26, 2021

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

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

January 25, 2021

K-9 Figo, Thank you for your service and for the INCREDIBLE fight in you to be going through rehab! I know the pain of it after suffering a life-threatening injury that left me in therapy for a year, with on-going relapses. Now you are healed and enjoying the perfect body that God created in you. Your mission was completed since He called you home. I am CERTAIN you touched MANY lives since your accident!

Susan King
Civilian Supporter, Michigan

January 23, 2021

K9 Figo,

Thank you for your service to our country. My deepest condolences to your partner.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

January 23, 2021

RIP K9 Figo. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Cullman County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

January 22, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Hero in Police Officer K9 Figo. I believe our Heavenly has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Handler, Family, Friends and all members of the Cullman County Sheriff's Office, Alabama.

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

January 22, 2021

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a final resting place for our peacekeepers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

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

January 21, 2021

K9 Figo a TRUE Fighting Warrior and Hero. K9 Figo thank you for your service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty. May God grant your partner and all involved with a speedy healing.

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

January 21, 2021

Rest in peace doggie. See you on the other side hero/ puppy dog.

I hope the handler gets better as well.

God Bless you and your department.

Madison Stochl
Coal city Police

January 21, 2021

K-9 Figo may God welcome you home with open arms. My respects.

Sgt David Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

January 21, 2021

RIP Figo

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 21, 2021

My Condolences! My heart just breaks! RIP HERO!

Police Officer no Barbara Peacher

January 21, 2021

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