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Robbery Suspect Kills Pursuing Police K9

Robbery Suspect Kills Pursuing Police K9

Associated Press

December 01, 2010

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Authorities in New Jersey say a robbery suspect killed a police dog by throwing it into traffic.

Gloucester Township police say the 3 1/2-year-old German shepherd named Schultz was trying to apprehend the man around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the man grabbed the animal and tossed him onto the busy roadway, where it was struck. The suspect ran off.

Police Chief Harry Earle says the man was one of two people suspected of robbing a local restaurant. Both men remained at large Wednesday.

Further details on the encounter and the search were expected to be announced at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

  • 01-08-09_1415_max50


    over 3 years ago


    Rest easy pup. Say hello to all those that have gone before you. See you around.

  • 1_max50


    over 3 years ago


    RIP Officer Shultz my prayers are with your handler/partner. I hope your brother's and sister's catch this POS and put him away.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    over 3 years ago

    Horrible...I hope they catch that piece of garbage...

  • 072_max50


    over 3 years ago


    May I please have about 30 seconds with this scumbag dirtball waste-of-space coward when he's found?? I

    Rest in Peace, Officer Shultz. Say "woof" to Rico for me!

  • Trp523_car_max50


    over 3 years ago


    This just sucks.... Typical. The bad guy never gets hurt... RIP Officer Shultz.

  • 183974_10150146586172640_115059992639_7801208_7665591_n_1__max50


    over 3 years ago


    RIP K9 Shultz my prayers are with your handler/partner. I hope that they catch the suspect that killed the K9 and be charged to the full extent of the law.

  • Car_004_max50


    over 3 years ago


    RIP K9 Officer Shultz. Prayers to the Handler and fellow officers. The news clip brought tears to my eyes and was proud to see proper respect for this fallen Hero and Officer. There should be no differance between killing a human officer and a K9 officer. Put the murderer away for life.

  • Sheetiron2008_max50


    over 3 years ago


    Loyal to the end. Really sad that this brave K-9 had to give his life.

    If the suspect had not resisted, his injuries would have been less and the dog could have gone home with his handler. I hope he has a long time in prison to think about the harm and suffering he has caused. I hope that he has some shred of a conscience so he can feel remorse.

    RIP Schultz.

  • Screen_shot_2011-04-10_at_8


    over 3 years ago


    Rest in Peace K9 Shultz, thank you for your service.

  • shadow_officer

    over 3 years ago


    RIP K9 Shultz

  • 12235_sq90_max50


    over 3 years ago


    RIP Schultz. My heart and prayers go out to his handler and family.

  • Gmail_max50


    over 3 years ago


    awe RIP K9 Schultz

  • Profile_pic_max50


    over 3 years ago


    A Working Dog's Oath

    Author - Unknown

    They handled themselves with beauty & grace
    and who could ever forget that beautiful face
    Whether at work; or at home; whatever the test
    they always worked hard; and did their best
    They were real champions; at work or at play
    but their lives were cut short; suddenly one day
    While working on the job with their partner one day
    they put themselves out on a limb; out into harms way
    They gave the ultimate sacrifice; any dog can give
    they gave up their life; so someone could live
    The best of their breed;
    as his partner and anyone would say
    many hearts are now broken;
    that he had to prove it this way
    Now as the trees are blowing in the gentle breeze
    the sun is shining; thru the leaves on the trees
    The meadows are green; and the grass grows tall
    off in the distance they can see a waterfall
    As they look over the falls; down through the creek
    the water flows gently; as a rabbit sneaks a peek
    Far up above; in the deep blue sky
    they see the birds soar high; as they fly by
    They see animals playing; at the bridge by a waterfall
    chasing each other; and just having a ball
    They play all day; from morning to night
    there's no more rain; just warm sunlight
    Off in the distance; they hear trumpets blow
    then all the animals look up; and notice a bright glow
    The harps would play and the angels would sing
    as they know they've come home;
    they've earned their wings
    We remember that they died; in the line of duty
    and are now with the Lord; sharing in heaven's beauty
    Off to the meadows now;
    where they can play and roam free
    with an occasional rest stop; under a tall oak tree
    No more bad guys to chase; or bullets to take
    just a run through the meadow; down to the lake
    A quick splash in the water; then back to the shore
    then it's off to the forest; to go play some more
    These special dogs are back home; up in heaven above
    they're cradled in God's arm's; and covered with His love
    We'll light a candle for all of them; in the dark of night
    in loving memory of all; these very special knights.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    over 3 years ago


    RIP Officer Schultz!! My condolences to your handler and the Gloucester TWP PD.

  • Me__mr


    over 3 years ago


    Bump Rhood. RIP Schultz.

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