Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

K9 Kyra

Ford County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, September 6, 2021

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Reflections for K9 Kyra

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

December 3, 2021

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a final resting place for our peacemakers.
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

November 12, 2021

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

Rudy Jones ( Retired )
Former Res.Sgt Cuyahoga Falls,Ohio Police Department

October 28, 2021

Beautiful K-9 Kyra, It was finally time for you to hang up your collar and badge and go home. What a spectacular 8 year career you had! But the Lord wanted you to finally receive your great and well deserved reward. May He grant your partner the comfort and knowledge that you are eternally safe and happy and will see him again.

Susan King
Civilian Supporter, Michgan

October 7, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Hero in K9 Kyra. I believe our Heavenly Father 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 and all Members of the Ford County Sheriff's Office, Kansas.

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

October 2, 2021

Rest in Peace K9 Kyra. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the handler and the the Ford County Sheriff’s Office.

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

September 30, 2021

I know exactly what you are going through. I lost my K9 on duty on May 14. You are connected at the hip and you have no greater friend. The loss is horrible. Just remember the love Kyra had for the job and the excitement everyday when it was time to get in the car. Kyra lived to do that and to be with you. We will pray for you and Kyra waits under the trees for your reunion.

Investigator Kevin Tyus
Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff Department

September 29, 2021

RIP Kyra

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 27, 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)

September 25, 2021

Heavenly Father, You commit to us the swift and solemn trust of life: since we know not what a day may bring forth, but only that the hour for serving You is always present, may we wake to the instant claims of Your will upon our lives. In the face of questions without answers, of dreams unfulfilled, of the emptiness that will not go away, we are only compelled to thank You always for lives faithfully lived, for good memories and living hopes. We are reminded as we pray for family and friends who are touched with the feeling of sorrow, that we pray to one who does not let go unnoticed even the falling of a sparrow to earth. We pray to one who weeps for his world, and therefore we come trusting that in life or death, we may find rest and comfort in Him. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CCC, NCCA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
Associate Pastor – United National Church
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret)
Nashua NH Police Department

September 24, 2021

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