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Username

K9Jethro

First Name

K9 Jethro

EOW/KIA

January 10, 2016

Badge Number

60

Age

2 years old

Biographical Info

On the morning of January 9, 2016 K9 Jethro and his handler responded to an alarm activation inside a grocery store. The burglar had disobeyed officers’ commands and K9 Jethro was deployed. The man opened fired, striking Jethro three times. K9 Jethro succumbed to his wounds and passed away on January 10, 2016.

 

The burglar was convicted and sentenced to 34 years in prison for killing K9 Jethro and 11 years for burglary, with the sentences to run consecutively.

Breed

German Shepherd

Gender

Male

Tour(s)

2 years

Unit/Department

Canton Police Department, Ohio