WATCH: Retired K-9 “Shadow” Brevard Sheriff’s Office laid to rest, had stellar 8-year career with BCSO
K9 Shadow started career with BCSO in 2011, served as dual purpose patrol and K-9 narcotics until 2019
LOOK: Members of the K-9 unit from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and various law enforcement agencies across the county said goodbye Wednesday to retired K9 “Shadow,” who served the agency from 2011 until his retirement in 2019.
BREVARD COUNTY, FL – Members of our K-9 unit from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and various law enforcement agencies across the county said goodbye Wednesday to retired K9 “Shadow,” who has served our agency from 2011 until his retirement in 2019.
While Father Time caught up with K-9 “Shadow”, that didn’t stop him from taking one last hit on the sleeve, as is the tradition at our agency for our K-9 Heroes when we say goodbye to them. .
K-9 “Shadow” officially began his career with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in 2011, where he served as a dual-purpose and narcotic patrol K-9 until his retirement in 2019.
Throughout his career he has had numerous criminal arrests, narcotics discoveries and also participated in countless school protests and events.
“Shadow” proudly served our agency and our citizens for eight years before his well-deserved retirement.
“Shadow” lived a spoiled retirement life at home with Corporal Roth’s family and never really retired as in his new role he was tasked with looking after Corporal Roth’s shortly-born daughter. after his official retirement.
On its final patrol car ride, the K-9 “Shadow” was escorted by our K-9 units, our countywide law enforcement partners’ K-9 Handlers, and the K -9 Handlers from Patrick Space Force Base to his final resting place. place in Titusville.
A special thank you to our great friends at Viera Animal Emergency and Specialty Hospital and Titusville’s Best Friend Cremation for their kind and compassionate care of our furry hero, K-9 “Shadow!”
– Sheriff Wayne Ivey