End of Watch: Sunday, August 24, 2003
K9 Marko was accidentally shot and killed while
attempting to control a subject. Sheriff's deputies were
confronting the subject who had threatened to kill them. When
Marko's handler released him to control the subject, the subject
appeared to raise a weapon at the deputies. The deputies
opened fire, injuring K9 Marko and killing the subject.
K9 Marko was airlifted to a veterinary hospital where he
succumbed to his wounds.
End of Watch: Monday, December 6, 1982
K9 Gauner was shot and killed as he and his handler search
for a suspect after responding to a burglary in progress in the
East Compton area.
Gauner was searching a structure that was under construction
when he was shot.
End of Watch: Monday, August 5, 2013
K9 Tito was bitten by a Brown Widow spider during training
and succumbed to the venom.