My condolences to the department of their fallen #HERO taken from them doing what he loved to do best . May Our Lord and Savior be with the Deparment and family while they go through mourning over the loss of a loved one Job well done Sir rest easy we have the watch from here.
with love, honor, and respect for the fallen K9 Ivan.
K9 Ivan was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a carjacking suspect near the intersection of 2nd Street and Stewart Avenue at about 11:00 pm.
Ivan's handler spotted the truck within minutes of the carjacking and attempted to stop it, but the driver fled. The vehicle crashed following a short pursuit and several officers, including K9 Ivan, pursued him on foot. Both K9 Ivan and the subject were shot and killed during the ensuing confrontation.
Ivan was transported to a local animal hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.