Here we will pay tribute to

Essex Police Dogs

that have sadly passed away.

Let us know if you would like your

Essex PD honoured here

 

 

We will Remember Them

 

 

  PD BUSTER

  On March 2018

  Retired Police Dog BUSTER

  passed away.

  Served Dec 2004 to Sept 2012.

  General Purpose Dog.

Handler PC Garry Talbot.

Buster remained with Garry & Claire in retirement.

Buster was a fine ambassador for ERPDF.

 

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  PD LOUIS

  On 24th February 2018

  Retired Police Dog LOUIS

  passed away.

  Served 2003 to 2009

  General Purpose Dog.

Handler PC Belinda Spensley.

Retired to live with Michelle and eventually her

baby son who became Louis' best pal.

 

  PD KOBI

  On 4th January 2017

  Retired Police Dog KOBI

  passed away.

  Served Mar 2011 to Dec 2015.

  General Purpose Dog.

 

Kobi was first handled by PC Neil Yorke-Wade.  When Neil left the Dog Section Kobi was handled by PC Paul Arthey.  When Kobi retired he was welcomed back home to live with Neil and family.

 

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  PD NELSON

  On 21st November 2017

  Retired Police Dog NELSON

  passed away.

  Search Dog.

  Handler PC Elaine Micheals

He was re-homed to Paul, Julie & family who loved him very much.

 

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  PD WILSON

  On 18 September 2017.

  Retired Police Dog WILSON

  passed away.

  Handler PC Tony Mayo.

  Served Dec 2011 to 8 Sept 2017.

  General Purpose/Tactical Firearms/

  Tag & Drag Dog.

  Wilson remained with Tony & family.

 

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  PD KRUGA

  On 21 August 2017

  Retired Police Dog KRUGA

  passed away.

  Served from 2011 to 2016.

  Handler PC Andy Gaw

Kruga was General Purpose/Tactical Firearms/

Tag & Drag Dog.

Kruger retired to live back home with his puppy walkers Lynne & Laurie.

 

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  PD BLADE

  On 20 August 2017

  Retired Police Dog BLADE

  passed away.

  Served 2007 to 2013.

  Handler PC Mark Needham.

Blade was a General Purpose/Tactical Firearms.

Blade retired to live with John.

 

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  PD MAC

  On 1st August 2017

  Retired Police Dog MAC

  passed away.

  Served Jan 2009 to March 2014.

  General Purpose Dog.

  Handler PC Mike Baldwin

 Mac retired to live with Mike's family Chris & Ally.

 

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  PD XENA

  On 27th March 2017.

  Retired Police Dog XENA

  passed away.

  Handler PC Dave Frost.

  As a brood bitch Xena

Served from August 2007 to June 2015.

First Litter: Kruga, Wilson, Rio, Studsy, Cesar & Remi in Essex with Isla in West Mercia.

Second Litter: Turbo, Tyson Tex and Tia.

Xena retired to live with Dave & family.

 

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  PD KATO

  On 13th March 2017

  Retired Police Dog KATO

  passed away.

  Drugs, Cash & Firearms Dog.

  Served July 2009 to March 2014

  Handler PC Andy Blunt.

  Retired to live with Karen & Matt.

  Kato was a fine ambassador

  for ERPDF

 

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  PD BARNEY

  On 3 February 2017.

  Retired Police Dog BARNEY

  passed away.

  Served April 2004 to Feb 2011.

  Search Dog for Drugs, Money,

  Firearms.

  Handler PC Jerry Hill.

  Barney retired to live with

  Janet & Garth.

 

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  PD ARCHIE

  On 14 October 2016

  Retired Police Dog ARCHIE

  passed away.

  Served May 2005 to Sept 2012.

  Drugs & Cash Search Dog.

  Handler PC Paul Nicholls.

Archie retired to live with Paul's parents

Fred & Jenny where Archie was much loved.

Archie was a fine ambassador for ERPDF.

 

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  PD GUS

  On 4th October 2016

  Retired Police Dog GUS

  passed away.

  Served Dec 2003 to Feb 2012.

  General Purpose Dog.

  Handler PC Steve Hutley

  Gus retired to live with

  Steve & Lucy.

  Gus was a fine ambassador for

  ERPDF

 

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  PD QUINCY

  On 16 September 2016

  Retired Police Dog QUINCY

  passed away.

  Served Jan 2006 to Feb 2012.

  General Purpose Dog.

  Handler PC Amanda Pollard.

Quincy retired to live with Amanda & family.

Quincy was a fine ambassador for ERPDF.

 

 

  PD CASPER

  On 30th July 2016

  Retired Police Dog CASPER

  passed away.

  Drugs Search Dog.

  Served Sept 2001 to Nov 2007.

  Handler PC Terry Collinson.

  Casper retired to live with Ali & family.  Even moving to Australia and returning to the UK with them.  A much loved family dog.

 

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  PD REG

  On 11th May 2016

  Retired Police Dog REG

  passed away.

  Reg served with

  Handler PS Dan Elford from

  July 2005 to April 2014.

  Reg was 10yrs on retirement.

Reg was an Explosives Search Dog. He remained with his Dan and Linzi until his final goodbye.

Reg was a fine ambassador for ERPDF.

 

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  PD KAISER

  On 9th April 2016

  Retired Police Dog KAISER

  passed away.

  Kaiser served with

  Handler PC Andy Kemp from

  September 2008 to August 2013

  Police Dog Kaiser received a

  Chief Constable's Commendation for

  Unstinting devotion to duty, loyalty

  and an outstanding police career. 

Kaiser retired to live with Tim & Emma.

Kaiser was a fine ambassador for ERPDF.

 

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  PD CLYDE

  On 16th September 2015

  Retired Police Dog CLYDE

  passed away.

  Clyde served with

  Handler PC Mick Pickard

  Please read about Clyde's

  talented & loyal service

  on our Stories page. 

                    

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  PD BOOTS

  On 1st April 2015

  Retired Police Dog BOOTS

  passed away.

  Boots served with

  Handler Sgt Neil Phimister.

  Boots retired to live with Neil and  

  his family.

 

 

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  PD TAZ

  On 9th June 2014

  Retired Police Dog TAZ

  passed away.

  Served Sept 2005 to July 2011.

  General Purpose Dog

  Handler PC Elaine Michaels

  Taz retired to live with Elaine &  

  family.

  RPD Taz was instrumental in our

 fund raising and starred in many of our promotional photos.  

 'Tazzy'  will be greatly missed & always remembered.

 

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POLICE DOGS FALLEN IN SERVICE

 

  

  Police Dog GUNNER 

  25th January 2014

  On Saturday afternoon

  PD Gunner collapsed & died  

  while playing ball with his handler.  

  We send our condolences to PD Gunner's

  Handler and his family.

 

 

 

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  Police Dog EDDIE

  Died as a result of injuries sustained

  during the course of his duties after being

  attacked by other dogs belonging to a

  member of the public.

  Eddie is greatly missed and will never be

  forgotten.

 

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  Police Dog BARON

  25th November 2013

  On Monday PD Baron had a tragic  

  accident while training and sadly died.  

  Our thoughts are with Baron's Handler  

  and his family.

 

 

 

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  Police Dog BUDDY 

  11th March 2011

  On Friday PD Buddy tragically

  died in a road accident.  Buddy is

  missed every day by his handler and

  family. 

 

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  Police Dog ARROW

  27th June 1997

  PD Arrow tragically died in a car

  accident whilst responding to a call out.

  Arrow was a great dog who performed

  really well in his short career and is still

  sadly missed by his handler and family

  to this day.

 

 

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Police Dog Baron

              28th July 2008 - 25th Nov 2013

 

                      Beauty without vanity

                 Strength without insolence

                    Courage without ferocity

                  And all the virtues of a man

                           without his vices

               He was my hero, my best friend

                            and my protector 

                         Rest in Peace Bazza

                    

                           Police Dog Baron

            28th July 2008 - 25th November 2013

 

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