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K9 Mattie; California DOCR,CA; EOW: 03-25-13

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PoliceLink K9 Officer Down Remembers...



K9 Mattie

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

California

End of Watch: Monday March 25, 2013


 


Biographical Details:

Breed: Belgian Malinois

Age: Not available

Gender: Not available


 



 



Incident Details:

Cause of Death: Automobile Accident

Date of Incident: 03-25-13

Weapon used: Not applicable

Suspect Info: Not applicable





Sgt Gilbert Cortez and K9 Mattie were killed in an automobile accident on Route 79, near San Felipe Road in San Diego County.


Sergeant Cortez was part of a convoy of state corrections K9 Officers who were en route to inspect the La Cima Fire Camp in a rural part of the county. His marked vehicle veered off the roadway and overturned, killing K9 Mattie. Sgt Cortez was transported to a local fire station but died before a helicopter could reach him.


K9 Mattie had served with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for 1 1/2 years.


 


Condolences may be sent to:

Secretary of Corrections Jeffrey A. Beard

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

PO Box 942883

Sacramento, CA  94283

Phone: (916) 445-4950




 



 


This Information Has Been Provided Courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page.



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Rest in Peace K9 Mattie. May you frolic on the other side of the Rainbow Bridge, with those who passed both before and after you.


Condolences to all who knew you, worked with you, and loved you. You served your Department well.


 


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Rest in Peace, K9 Mattie!! My Condolences to his Handler and the Department!!!


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R.I.P. K9 Mattie.


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RIP guys, we will miss u


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Rest in peace K9 Mattie...   Condolences to the DOCR in the loss of you Officer and K9

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Rest in Peace K9 Mattie. Thank you for your service.

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 Rest in Peace K9 Mattie.  Thoughts and condolences to the handler and department.

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 Rest in peace, faithful servant. Your service will not be forgotten.

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Rest in Peace Mattie!

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RIP K9 Mattie.


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Rest in peace, Mattie.

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RIP K9 Mattie, got several of my k9 partners that will be waiting for you on the other side.

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 RIP


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 May this faithful partner and companion rest in peace.  Thanks for your service and dedication.


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Rest in peace K9 Mattie


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RIP K-9 Mattie, Godspeed K-9 Warrior


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 RIP K9 Mattie......Watch over us from up there. Prayers to the handler.


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Rest inPeace, Mattie.

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Rest in Peace Mattie.