14 hours ago
PENNSYLVANIA K9 DIES IN 4-STORY FALL WHILE SEARCHING FOR BURGLARY SUSPECTS
From the Johnstown Police Department:
“It is with great sorrow that we report the death of K9 Officer Titan. This morning, K9 Officer Titan died honorably in the line of duty while searching for individuals evading police during a burglary in progress at 249 Maple Ave. in the Woodvale section of the City of Johnstown. K9 Officer Titan was the partner of Officer Brian Stevens and served honorably with the Johnstown Police Department since 2014.
At 04:19 hours this morning, officers were dispatched to burglary in progress at 249 Maple St., the old Goodwill warehouse. When officers arrived, they conducted a search of the building and apprehended two suspects hiding throughout the building. Officers on scene quickly found that there were to be five suspects in total and called for Officer Stevens and K9 Titan to assist with the search. While conducting a search for the remaining suspects, K9 Titan fell through an unsecured, open elevator shaft from the fourth floor.
After conducting rescue efforts for K9 Titan, an extensive secondary search of the building was conducted by officers, and the remaining suspects were located and apprehended. The suspects are;
Kayla McCarty, 22 w/f, from McVeytown, PA
Derrick McCarty, 27 w/m, from McVeytown, PA
Corey McCarty, 24 w/m, from McVeytown PA
Robert McCarty, 52 w/m, from McVeytown, PA
Sean Robertson, 25 w/m, from Newton Hamilton, PA
The investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending.
Chad A. Miller
Interim Chief of Police”
Rest in Peace Titan. You’re a good boy.
I can understand dog sniffing out drugs and stuff but I don’t feel they need to be put in harms way in actual pursuit…… This loss is too sad. Police choose their jobs. Dogs don’t. Rest In Peace Titan.
R.I.P. K9 Titan. 🌈🌈 Sincere condolences to Officer Stevens and all Placer County Deputies.
This has been a terrible heartbreaking time just lately for everyone. X
Our heart breaks for you officer K9 Titan. Rest in peace you will be missed .You will always be rememered as a hero that you where.. 😢Sneding prayers to family and officers
OMG! I am so very sorry! I don’t know what to say! My heart is breaking for the unbelievable loss of this Hero! God be with the family and friends in there grief!
Thanks for your service you will be missed rest in peace so sad
Thank you for your services. They should be charged with his death if it wasn’t for them committing a crime he wouldn’t have been there
So sad… sending prayers of comfort for his family…What a good boy you are, Titan…True blue…💙💙💙
Rest In Peace K9 Officer Titan..With great sadness another law enforcement officer is lost😢
I had the distinct honor of meeting K9 Officer Titan on several occasions. He was good at what he did and loyal to Officer Stevens. He will be missed.
On no, not another. K9 Officer Dutch, K9 Officer Brig, and now K9 Officer Titan. My heart is breaking for his family. May God be with all 3 of these families and give peace and comfort to them. Thank you your service handsome boy and rest in Gods arms. 💙🐾💙🐾
Poor pup…such a hard way to lose him…dogs are such amazing animals…sincere condolences to his human colleagues. RIP warrior dog.
So sad, Rest In Peace Officer Titan and thank you for your service handsome Furry. I hope those criminals get what they deserve.
Rest peacefully K9 Titan.
Absolutely tragic! Grateful to you and for you K9 Titan.
Praying for those who had the privilege of knowing and loving this magnificent beast💙🖤💙
RIP Titan and thank you for your service. God needs another K9 in Heaven so cross that rainbow bridge. 🌈 Your watch on earth is over. 💙 🚔 🐕 🇺🇸
Charge all of them for the death of the loss of a valuable life. Those losers don’t deserve to breath. Titan had more purpose on this earth than those scumbags, Titan was called to guard the gates of Heaven because he’s a good boy 🐾🌈🐾
So very sorry for your loss.
Godspeed K9 Titan
Thank you to everyone who loved and cared for service k9 officer Titan. I’m so sorry for your loss. What a smart, beautiful dog. I would’ve liked to have known him.
I'm very sorry. His owner must be heartbroken 💔😥😥😥
Rest In Peace K-9 Titan !!
Thanks for keeping us safe and giving all to do so 💙💙💙💙💙
My heart goes out to Officer’s handler and family in blue. RIP brave boy. 💙💔💙
RIP K9 Titan
Rest In Peace! Great Dog K9 thank you for your serviced!❤️🐕
Cancer doesn't just destroy human lives–they both appear to have had full loves serving the community, their partners and their families.Im sure God has a special place for dogs in heaven. RIP💕💕🇺🇸🇺🇸😢😢
What a blow to the Law Enforcement community as a whole. Whether they are lost in the line of duty or in their golden years of retirement, I think that the loss of one, let alone two, loyal K9 souls cuts deep. This must be especially true when the adversary is cancer. K9s are so noble, loyal, and true, and to be so helpless and unable to give back and save them from so merciless a killer must be soul-crushing and heartbreaking for all who know and love these brave Officers.
Rest Easy, and know that you both will never be forgotten. 💙🐾💙🐾💙
It is so hard when we lose a member of our family! Thanks for your service- you are loved and missed!!
So sorry for their partner’s loss and for the community. Beautiful K9s
RIP pups and thank you and your partners for you service 🇺🇸
Thank you K9 Dutch and K9 Brig for your service to your community. My deepest sympathies to your handlers and families, as well as the Sacramento PD.💙🐾
A blessing to the Dept & partner as long as they gave of their lives. 🐶👮♂️🇺🇸
I lost two of my GSD’s to cancer. My sincere condolences to their human partners.
Our deepest sympathy to all who knew and loved these two amazing K9s. RIP…..🐾🐾🐾
RIP K9 Dutch and K9 Brig. Thank for your service and sacrifice. Blue Lives Matter to me!! 💙🇺🇸💙🇺🇸💙🇺🇸
I hope everyone understands the efforts these k9 dogs give! Their badge is just as important as humans!! Always loved never forgotten…..
Running free in the Fields of Gold. They will see their handlers (Dads or Moms) again.
May both these beautiful American Hero’s Rest In Peace 💙🇺🇸😢
You both served with courage, honor and bravery 🇺🇸💙
May those beautiful dogs Rest In Peace!
So sad, thank you for your service Dutch and Brig. Rest In Peace
So sorry for your loss! amazing dogs!
Thank you both for your
Service. Rest In Peace as you will greatly be missed by your fellow
Officers. You will always be remembered for your
Loyalty to your post. Never forgotten always
In our ♥️
Its so sad when you lose a dog they can seem to understand when you are ill my dad got a dog when i was born she followed me every were she sadly died of cancer her name was lady loved her so much so sorry for your loss
What a hard, hard week. Love and light to you all.
Thank you both for your great service as K9 Officers and too your handlers & families. RIP, prayers to law enforcement for their lost of these two Great K9 Officers, 💙🚓🚔💙🌈🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🌈💙💙💙🚓🚔🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
RIP HEROES.. Thanks for your service!!
RIP handsome heroes!
With deepest sympathy!
So sorry for the loss of two incredible Officers. RIP K9 Dutch and Brig.
Forever in their hearts.🌈
RIP Heroes! 💙🐾🌈
A Massachusetts State Trooper was shot Friday night after pulling a vehicle over. The Trooper was shot in the right hand by the occupant of the vehicle. The vehicle then fled the scene. The suspect is still being searched for.
Join us in sending prayers for the trooper who was shot while serving his community. May he have a speedy and full recovery. May the suspect be captured as soon as possible.
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So sorry to hear another State Trooper has been shot in the line of duty. Very thankful he is recovering, praying for him and that the person who shot him will be apprehended soon. God protect our Law Enforcement Officers as they are in jeopardy every time they put on that uniform. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Every man/woman who puts on a uniform and works to help protect our country foreign and domestic and their families will forever be in my heart, thoughts and prayers.
Praying for the Trooper and his family, and for all the Law officers serving .
This is beyond words now! Enough is ENOUGH. This world has turned into total disregard for law and order. The criminals want to get away with their crimes too lazy to work for a living. Our prayers to the officer that he makes full recovery and use of his hand. 💙💙💙
Prayers for the State Trooper shot in the hand at a traffic stop tonight. Praying for healing.💙🙏💙🙏
The left needs to remember that God exists. God exists and is our Redeemer.
There will come a time we will answer for our sins.
May God watch over all protectors of mankind.
Sending huge prayers! Stay safe heroes 🙏🏻
Praying for you. This is a Dispatchers & Officers worst fear and when we hear that over the radio our Hearts drop. Praying for you and also Praying whoever did this evil act is caught and pays for this. Officers are being Targeted and it is pitiful. I Pray every night for ALL the Officers safety!
Sending best wishes to the Trooper that was injured. Wishing him a speedy and full recovery. Sure hope they catch the criminal that shot him. 💐🙏🏻💙👍🏻
Prayers for this trooper. Death Sentence for shooting at LEOs
My prayers are with this trooper and his family.
I also pray for ALL OF OUR FIRST RESPONDERS AND ALL OF OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN.
THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK AND LONG HOURS.
Prayers for the complete recovery of this Trooper who was shot! Prayers for the family, friends and coworkers! Thank you for your Service, Sir.
Sending prayers to the officer involved and they arrest the culprit involved!!! Thank you for your service 💙
ICAN 'T BELIEVE PEOPLE FOR NANCY AND BIDEN ( THEY'RE MENTALLY ILL AND TWO OLD ! THEY STARTED ALL THIS VIOLENCE IN ALL OF THE STATES AND INTERFERING WITH THE SAFETY OF THE POLICE FORCES. GOD BLESS THE POLICE FORCES.
With all that’s going on in our country we need to stand with what is right. I pray that the injury will heal quickly and that the person responsible for this is caught and receives the right sentence! As all lives matter especially the ones that keep us safe and put their lives on the line everyday! Thank you! Blue
Prayers up for the officer that was shot and I pray that the shooter is brought down fast 🤬💙💙💙💙
Sending prayers for the trooper to the Creator Yahweh!
Everyone handled that scenario like true professionals including the officer who was shot! Outstanding job, and our prayers go out for the recovery of the wounded officer!
Prayers for the troopers as they search for the shooter, and special healing prayers for Trooper! 🙏🙏
We must protect our law enforcement………
Praying for all the first line defenders in blue!
My heart just goes out to this man's family I pray for their hearts and minds and I ask our Heavenly Father just to touch them and give him his peace loving comforting power there are no words I could say to them but God could say something to them and hold them dearly and help them through this bereavement time I pray that God will just be with them to give them the strength and courage to get through this in Jesus name Amen.
Praying for this officer. Not only for his physical healing but his mental healing as well. May God bless him and keep him, protect him and heal him.
Prayers coming your way Trooper. Get well soon.
Prayers for a full recovery 💙🖤
Thank you for being reasonable, and protecting our freedoms!
THANK YOU! No law enforcement agencies in my area are enforcing it either, I am backing the blue I believe in law and order and my comment is not intended to offend anyone
Thank you for your service of doing the right thing. I personally respect others to do the right thing and respect their freedoms. Thank you for respecting our freedoms and treating us as adults.
It’s a misdemeanor crime to violate a public health order. Law Enforcement Agencies still have discretion in the enforcement of most misdemeanor crimes. So, yes, they can pick and choose which misdemeanors to enforce.
Because the virus knows what time it is? Could the King be any more insulting? He clearly thinks nothing of insulting our intelligence. Thank you PCSO for not enforcing this stupidity. And I hope all of you have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.
Wish all law enforcement agencies were like you guys in Placer County!
Thank you Placer County Deputies you are the Best damn officers in Calif.
I didn't realize police officers got to pick and choose what to enforce.
Thank for giving us back a little bit of our freedom. And, thank you for protecting all of us. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you and your families. Please stay safe.
It’s time to fight back against this tyrant!
I’m house dad and barely awake past 8 pm but I’m pretty sure this isn’t occupied France.
Newsome needs to go
Absolutely! You guys got better stuff to do, stay safe!
Thank you PCSO. Stay safe!
I'm so proud of where I live ❤️
Sacramento County is not enforcing it either. ☺️👍
Thank you! ! Our county is so quiet anyways after 10pm! Thank you for not wasting your resources on this nonsense and protecting our county from the important stuff! ♥️🙏🏻
I love Placer County sheriffs!
BRAVO!! yes the only place people were dropping dead in the streets was in the first week in Wuhan..fake to scare the shit out of the world …it worked for a while …LOCK JOE. BIDEN & PELOSI UP …GOD BLESS AMERICA 😎
Thanks, Placer County Deputies, for refusing to be used as Flying Monkeys for tyrants!
I’m happy to see departments standing up against craziness! What is happening to this country???
Thank you for both taking an oath to uphold the Constitution,
and actually doing it.👍
Can you call the Lodi Pd and tell them to do the same??? Lol 😐 seriously need a better chief
Could you tell your folsom PD brethren to do the same plz
Stopped at a local gas station at around 1245am. LPD sitting in lot didn't do anything. Maybe individually they're not going to enforce it.
Thank you Placer County!! You're why this is the greatest place to live!! Have a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving!💙🙏💙
Update on our friends from the Minneapolis City Council — after officers quitting, skyrocketing crime and residents calling for help in their neighborhoods — the city council voted for an increase in funds to bring in outside mutual aid.
According to reports, while the council’s pledge “to end policing as we know it” delighted activists, it received heavy opposition from their residents. The vocal minority strikes again. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey posted that "neighborhoods across our city have endured an intolerable level of gun violence and crime. We sent a clear signal that we are ready to work collaboratively with our law enforcement partners."
They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. These results speak for themselves — let’s bring some sanity back into our lives.
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Thank you Placer County Deputies! You do a wonderful job serving Placer County and keeping Residents safe. 👏
They never should’ve had their knee jerk change in police policy to start with!
You can not have peaceful cities, without the peacemakers patrolling, detaining, arresting and if needed taking down the bad guys!
The city and state officials should get on their knees, beg Gods forgiveness and then apologize to every law enforcement officer in their state!
Shallow promises that come too late. Politicians would rather talk it to death than take definitive action. If the mayor had any courage, he would have condemned the recent acts of idiocy and let law enforcement do their job. Good luck trying to recover your city. Not going to happen very soon.
If I was an outside or local law enforcement agency I would tell the city council to pound sand. As soon as there is some semblance of control/crime reduction they will turn around and try to “defund” and prosecute law enforcement.
I hope the cities that are pushing to defund the police take notice. That doesn’t work and will only promote more crime. Who suffers? The poor and weak. Rich people can afford to live in gated communities where they don’t have to worry. Like our great governor who has his own little gated compound.
And yet these same citizens continue to vote in radical democrats like Omar! I don’t feel sorry for them
I would think the police officers would know NOT to trust anyone in a position of authority within Minneapolis.
You reap what you sow! Restore law and order and give these guys a raise for the bullshit they deal with! Shame on the city for caving to bullshit demands of an angry mob and not listening to the tax paying citizens of their city!
Obviously, the “politically correct” decision was the wrong choice. Let’s get back to the intelligent decision.
I wouldn’t think any other agency would want to send their officers in there! Minneapolis leadership is seriously messed up right now. I feel sorry for the residents and businesses. It used to be a fun place to go. Now you couldn’t pay me to go into the city.
Their residents need to vote for change. Until they do that this is the result. We can’t change stupid. We will always support our men and women in blue 🇺🇸
Only a complete moron would not have foreseen the consequences. Common sense is sorely lacking in the municipal and state governments . If you create a criminal friendly environment you reap what you sow. I feel badly for the citizens there, they desperately need to elect intelligent representatives.
What disturbs me is the quote in the article that says "with heavy opposition from the residents." The fact that the city council is going against the will of the people because they're afraid of the activists and what they'll do, only goes to show this country is being held hostage by BLM and antifa.
We are blessed with a wonderful PCSO and I'm grateful that our area shows them continued support.
There are no words to describe a council that has shown such a glaring lack of backbone, foresight and conviction in the face of a vocal few. It would take only one or two councilmembers with any semblance of what it is to be an American to stand up and say to those who call for defunding police, "Go to Hell!".
If similar to CA, the county sheriff would have the authority to shut down the city police agency for corruption, and for being in effectual. Ultimately the sheriff, an elected official, must ensure the safety of the citizens in their county. The sheriff could assume police services for the city and recover revenue from the city for that service. Bottom line, no city council has the moral or legal authority to vote away the safety of their citizens.
If I remember correctly, the Mayor was the only one who stood up against defunding, right? Or am I thinking of somewhere else?
There are so many flaming trainwrecks right now it’s hard to keep track
What they will come to find out over the next few years is that what they have done cannot be undone any time soon. The system of recruiting, training, and fielding law enforcement officers is simply not able to repair the damage done by these municipalities. EVERYONE will learn that truth the hard way. You reap what you sow.
Go figure. They may never fully recover from there insane decisions
What did they think would happen, everyone would abide by the law. Didn’t work out!!!
I would like to respectfully offer an updated and more concise definition of "Insanity". Insanity is being a democrat, which says it all.
How many of us saw this coming?? What a shame, because they lost a lot of great police officers in the process. 🖤💙🖤
Sadly, but no surprise here!! It appears to be happening all over in our democratic run cities … !!
Residents need to throw out that city council and vote in people that addresses their concerns, not that of the riot mob.
The sheer idiocy of defund the police is incomprehensible to me. What did they expect? A kindergartner could have predicted this outcome. This is what we can expect when the progressives and PC folks finally take over. God help this next generation.
4 days ago
TENNESSEE K9 SUCCUMBS TO WOUNDS AFTER BEING SHOT 3 TIMES FROM AN UNPROVOKED AMBUSH ON PATROL VEHICLE LEAVING STATION
From the La Vergne Police Department:
“It is with a heavy heart that the La Vergne Police Department announces K9 Sjaak has passed away. Sjaak (pron: Jacques) underwent surgery Wednesday evening but did not survive the operation.
Sjaak joined the La Vergne Police Department in 2014. He was shot three times when a man opened fire on Officer Darby’s patrol vehicle on Tuesday. Officer Darby was not injured in the shooting or subsequent chase. The suspect was declared dead after being transported to the hospital.”
We send our condolences to the La Vergne Police Department and community for losing such a special four legged crime fighter.
I’m really getting tired of all the police officers and K9’s being wounded or killed. There is no excuse for the behavior being exhibited this year.
Thank you for your service and protecting both your handler and community. Rest In Peace you beautiful pup. Sending prayers to your partner and family and the rest of the police force. God Bless you all and stay safe
Rest In Peace you have served your duties above and beyond the call of duty. Prayers for your partner’s loss and grief.
I can tell by the white around his muzzle that Sjaak had been on it for a while. From puppy paws to a full fledged police officer the time just goes so quickly. Sjaak we are going to miss you buddy. But I know you trotted up that thin blue line that leads up to that special place in Heaven meant for officer dogs. And I am sure that you will come running to greet all who come to Heavens gate. Job well done Buddy. If you see that guy who shot you passing by on his way to Hell, feel free to take a
BIG bite out of his pants and toss him in the fire pit where he belongs.
Thank you for your service, K9 Sjaak. Condolences to Officer Darby and the La Vergne PD.
R.I.P. K9 Sjaak. 🌈🌈 another brave officer killed for no reason. My condolences to your partner and all at Placer County Deputies.xx
I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful, brave K9 Officer! A piece of my heart goes with each one! May all those that loved a worked with him know he is waiting!
It breaks my heart that these four legged heroes are getting killed more often now. My sympathies to the entire department and especially his handler and best friend.
This is so heart breaking. Kill a police dog, GO TO PRISON!
So sad for his handler and the rest of his department.
I’m so sorry for your loss! Rest In Peace K9 Officer Sjaak. Run and play with the other guardian angels now 💙.
Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. To his human partner and family, I’m so sorry 😞
Rest In Peace K9 Officer Sjaak.. You are my hero 💙
Thank you and all our law enforcement officers for going out everyday to protect and serve our communities.. I pray these attacks on our officers stop..
It makes me sad and angry. Punishment should be greater for crimes against those who protect us. #SupportOurPolice
Killing a dog it's just wrong no matter why my condolences to the partner of the k9 officer who died on duty may he rest in peace in dog's paradise
Deepest condolences to La Vergne PD law enforcement family for their loss of their K9 officer. RIP K9 Sjaak. Thank you for your great service as a K9 Officer and to handler. Prayers to all of you. 💙🚓💙🚓🌈🐾🐾🐾🐾🌈🇺🇸🚔🚓💙
Thank you Officer Sjaak! RIP Hero. So glad the perp paid for his crime.
What a travesty. My deepest condolences. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 rest in peace and your family will someday meet you at the rainbow bridge.
So very sorry, don’t understand the evil in some people, God Bless this beautiful Hero , sending prayers to you and your Hero Buddy 🙏
So very thankful Officer Darby was not wounded. Very heartbreaking that Officer K9 Sjaak was killed. 😢 My heart is so heavy from all these attacks and the hatred towards Law Enforcement. I pray God heals this land. God Bless our men and women and K9s in blue. Thank you for all you do.
So sorry for the loss of K9 Sjaak and the pain of his loss to his partner. Prayers for both🙏🏻💙🇺🇸
What is wrong with people these days. Prayers for the department and his best friend and family. God be with you all.
Rest in peace poor baby. I am glad the suspect got what was due him.
We have to stop this relentless attack.on our peace officers…….RIP SJAAK
This is so very sad 😪😪 So sorry this beautiful K9 was ambushed & he passed on! Thankful Officer Darby wasn’t injured 🙏
I’m so deeply sorry 😢 this is so sad thank you K9 Sjaak for your services I’m so heartbroken this happened to you. I pray all this unnecessary and horrific violence and disrespect to law enforcement and our country stops soon.