Ohio Police Dog Jethro Dies After Shootout With Burglary Suspect

Police Dog Dies This undated photo provided by the Jackson, Tenn. Police Department on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 shows Farro, a police dog, and his partner, K9 Officer Jeremy Stines. On Wednesday, police said that the 9-year-old German shepherd has died.

He became sick during Memorial Day weekend, and was found to have cancer. The department’s first dual-purpose dog worked to detect drugs and apprehend crime suspects. (AP Photo/Jackson Police Department) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Mets Mariners Baseball A Seattle Police Dept. K9 officer conducts a security sweep with his dog prior to a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the New York Mets, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Seattle. (AP Photo) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Indonesia Ramadan Security Police sniffer dogs sit with officers during a security parade in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, July 21, 2014.

More than 1,300 police officers secure Bali island during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) ASSOCIATED PRESS image PetArmor Donates Bullet-and-Stab-Protective Vests to Detroit Police Department K-9s IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PETARMOR – In this photo taken on Wed., July 16, 2014 in Detroit, police Sgt. Oscar Garza is seen with his dog, Mace, in the Detroit Police K9 training field. PetArmor has donated bullet-and-stab protective vests to three K-9s who work alongside officers from the Detroit Police Department. (Photo by Gary Malerba/Invision for PetArmor/AP Images) Invision for PetArmor image PetArmor Donates Bullet-and-Stab-Protective Vests to Detroit Police Department K-9s IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PETARMOR – In this photo taken on Wed., July 16, 2014 in Detroit, police officer Jedadiah Hubbard is seen with his dog, Diesel, in the Detroit Police K9 training field.

PetArmor has donated bullet-and-stab-protective vests to three K-9s who work alongside officers in the Detroit Police Department. (Photo by Gary Malerba/Invision for PetArmor/AP Images) Invision for PetArmor image Reprieved Pit Bull This undated image made from video provided by the Arlington Police Department shows Sgt. Gary Carter with the pit bull he rescued. On June 27, 2014, Carter was summoned to the scene of a dog chasing residents but he and another officer took time to observe the dog s behavior and determined that it was just thirsty, lost and afraid.

On Thursday, July 10, 2014, with time running out for the dog before euthanasia, Carter rescued Jeffrey and adopted him. (AP Photo/Arlington Police Department) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Secret Service Dogs on Patrol A Uniformed Division Secret Service police officer patrols with a dog on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The Secret Service has started deploying specialized canine units to help protect the area around the White House grounds, where tourists flock day and night to catch a glimpse of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Although the Secret Service has used police dogs since 1976 to pre-screen areas for presidential visits, this is the first time they re being broadly deployed among the general public. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Secret Service Dogs on Patrol A Uniformed Division Secret Service police officer patrols with a dog on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

The Secret Service has started deploying specialized canine units to help protect the area around the White House grounds, where tourists flock day and night to catch a glimpse of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Although the Secret Service has used police dogs since 1976 to pre-screen areas for presidential visits, this is the first time they re being broadly deployed among the general public. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Secret Service Dogs on Patrol A Uniformed Division Secret Service police officer patrols with a dog on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The Secret Service has started deploying specialized canine units to help protect the area around the White House grounds, where tourists flock day and night to catch a glimpse of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Although the Secret Service has used police dogs since 1976 to pre-screen areas for presidential visits, this is the first time they re being broadly deployed among the general public. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Secret Service Dogs on Patrol A Uniformed Division Secret Service police officer patrols with a dog as visitors walk on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The Secret Service has started deploying specialized canine units to help protect the area around the White House grounds, where tourists flock day and night to catch a glimpse of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Although the Secret Service has used police dogs since 1976 to pre-screen areas for presidential visits, this is the first time they re being broadly deployed among the general public. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Secret Service Dogs on Patrol A Uniformed Division Secret Service officer patrols with a dog on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

The Secret Service has started deploying specialized canine units to help protect the area around the White House grounds, where tourists flock day and night to catch a glimpse of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Although the Secret Service has used police dogs since 1976 to pre-screen areas for presidential visits, this is the first time they re being broadly deployed among the general public. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Indonesia Election A police officer leads a bomb-sniffing dog past ballot boxes as they conduct a security sweep at a polling station near where Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo will cast his vote in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Police Dog Killed This undated photo provided by Glassboro NJ Police Department shows Patrolman Charles Williams and his K-9 partner Anka. Authorities say the police K-9 dog has died after it was spooked by fireworks in southern New Jersey and was hit by car after escaping from its kennel.

The 6-year-old German Shepherd was killed Saturday, July 5, 2014. The dog’s partner, Glassboro Patrolman Charles Williams, found the dog missing when he returned home Saturday night. An off-duty officer found her in the street about a half mile away after police from Glassboro and surrounding towns began searching for the dog. (AP Photo/Glassboro NJ Police Department) ASSOCIATED PRESS image India Kashmir Security Security officers, along with a sniffer dog, inspect luggage at a railway station in Jammu, india, Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Security has been beefed up ahead of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi s visit to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Police said. (AP Photo/Channi Anand) ASSOCIATED PRESS image India Building Collapse Rescuers with a sniffer dog search for workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed late Saturday during monsoon rains on the outskirts of Chennai, India, Sunday, June 29, 2014. Police said dozens of workers have been pulled out so far and the search is continuing. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K) ASSOCIATED PRESS image South Africa State of Nation Address South African Police with dogs provide security at Parliament before South African President Jacob Zuma, arrives to give the State of the Nation address in the city of Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam) ASSOCIATED PRESS image JAPAN-WEATHER-DISASTER-LANDSLIDE A dog and rescue workers search victims in collapsed house two days after a landslide hit a residential area in Hiroshima, western Japan on late August 22, 2014. The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, a police tally showed August 22, as fears of a fresh collapse halted the search for 51 people still missing.

AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS JAPAN OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images) JIJI PRESS via Getty Images image Indonesia’s Military & Police Forces Prepare For Forthcoming Presidential Election DENPASAR, BALI, INDONESIA – JULY 07: Indonesian police personnel line up during security preparations on July 7, 2014 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Indonesian military and police personel are making security preparations for the forthcoming presidential election on 09 July 2014. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images) Agung Parameswara via Getty Images image CHINA-US-DIPLOMACY Two policeman patrol The Great Wall of China during a visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry and US Secreary of the Treasury Jacob Lew at Badaling, north of Beijing on July 8, 2014. US officials including Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Beijing on July 8 for annual strategic and economic talks, with ties strained by differences over hacking and maritime tensions AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images) WANG ZHAO via Getty Images image INDONESIA-ELECTION Indonesia police from K-9 squad line up during a security preparation for Indonesia presidencial election in Denpasar in Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on July 7, 2014.

Millions of Indonesians will cast their vote on July 9, 2014 in a very tight race between Widodo, the Jakarta governor and Subianto, the former general. AFP PHOTO / SONNY TUMBELAKA (Photo credit should read SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images) SONNY TUMBELAKA via Getty Images image Police Respond To Bomb Threat At Harvard CAMBRIDGE, MA – JULY 5: Bomb smelling dogs are taken around the building as the Cambridge Police Department responds to a violent threat in the Science Building on Saturday afternoon, July 5, 2014. Police say the campus was threatened with an armed gunman and several bombs placed in the buildings. (Photo by Zack Wittman for The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Boston Globe via Getty Images image IRAN-CRIME-DRUGS An Iranian policeman displays the bite force of his sniffer dog in eastern Tehran on June 26, 2014 to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

The Iranian security forces seized some 575 tons of drugs between March 2013 and March 2014, the Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images) ATTA KENARE via Getty Images image (EXCLUSIVE) The Coronation Of King Felipe VI And Queen Letizia Of Spain MADRID, SPAIN – JUNE 19: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE – PREMIUM PRICING APPLIES) Crowds of wellwishers wave Spanish flags as policemen work with sniffer dogs at the Royal Palace prior to the King’s official coronation ceremony on June 19, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. The coronation of King Felipe VI is held in Madrid.

His father, the former King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicated on June 2nd after a 39 year reign. The new King is joined by his wife Queen Letizia of Spain. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez/CP/Getty Images) Pablo Blazquez/CP via Getty Images image Preparations For The Coronation Of Prince Felipe Of Spain MADRID, SPAIN – JUNE 17: A policeman working with a police dog checks a bin at Plaza de Oriente near the Royal Palace on June 17, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. Prince Felipe will be crowned Felipe VI of Spain on June 19th after his father King Juan Carlos abdicated on June 2. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images) Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images image Police Dog Vests This undated photo provided by Lakewood Police Department shows a dog named Ranger wearing one of the vests donated to police agencies.

Six police dogs in Washington have been equipped with protective vests thanks to donations through a Massachusetts organization. The Lakewood Police Department has new vests for Koda and Ranger. The department says other vests were donated for two dogs with the Kent department and two dogs with the Okanogan County sheriff’s office.

The vests come from the Vested Interest in K9s charity based in East Taunton, Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Lakewood Police Department) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary A police officer and his dog patrol Boylston Street near the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday, April 15, 2014 prior to a remembrance ceremony for family members and survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) ASSOCIATED PRESS image The Week That Was From Latin America In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, a Special Police Operations Battalion (BOPE) officer is chased by a barking dog during an operation in the Mare slum complex, ahead of its “pacification,” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Elite federal police and army troops will be sent to the city to help quell a wave of violence in so-called “pacified” slums. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Police Dog Shot This image provided by the Albuquerque Police Department shows police K-9 dog, “Rico,” who was shot Friday March 21, 2014 during a standoff with a suspected burglar. Albuquerque police say they’ve found the body of a dead person at a business where a police dog was shot and wounded during the operation as officers responded to a reported burglary Friday morning.

The dog is undergoing surgery for multiple wounds. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Albuquerque Police Department) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Brazil World Cup Security A police handles a dog during security operations’ training related to the upcoming 2014 World Cup in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, March 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) ASSOCIATED PRESS image China Politics A police dog is transported on a police truck past Tiananmen Gate near the Great Hall of the People where sessions of the National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference are held in Beijing, China, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) ASSOCIATED PRESS image NYPD Military Service Dog In this undated photo provided by the New York City Police Department, Caeser, the NYPD s newest police dog is shown. The 4-year-old German shepherd, who served three tours of duty overseas, will be patrolling the New York City subways with Officer Juan Rodriguez. The Defense Department has long made some of its retired dogs available to law enforcement agencies, but the NYPD hasn’t had one before. (AP Photo/NYPD) ASSOCIATED PRESS image India American Killed In this Thursday, Feb.

20, 2014, Indian policemen investigate with sniffer dog at Bunty Sharma, 32, an auto rickshaw driver, house, in Agra, India. Bunty fatally stabbed his American wife Erin W. Willinger before killing himself in Agra, the city that is home to the Taj Mahal and where the couple married in October, police said Saturday.

Willinger’s body was found with multiple stab wounds late Thursday night in a deserted part of the city, said Agra police chief Shalabh Mathur. Her husband Bunty Sharma committed suicide by igniting cooking gas and causing a massive explosion in his home, Mathur said. (AP Photo) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Police Dog Stabbed A Uniontown, Pa. police officer, right, and his K9 partner assembles with others for a funeral procession for a Pittsburgh police dog on Friday, Feb.

7, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Rocco was an 8-year-old German shepherd that died Jan.

30, two days after being stabbed by a fugitive suspect during an arrest. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Police Dog Stabbed Police officers and their K9 partners assemble for a funeral procession for a Pittsburgh police dog on Friday, Feb.

7, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Rocco was an 8-year-old German Shepherd that died Jan.

30, two days after being stabbed by a fugitive suspect during an arrest. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Police Dog Stabbed Police officers line the edge of a funeral procession for a Pittsburgh police dog with their K9 partners as they stand in line on Friday, Feb.

7, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Rocco, a Pittsburgh police K9, was an 8-year-old German shepherd that died Jan.

30, two days after being stabbed by a fugitive suspect during an arrest. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Police Dog Stabbed Officer Phil Lerza, second from right, walks with his family behind fellow Pittsburgh police officers carrying a photo of K9 officer Rocco, left, an American flag, center, and an urn, center right, with the remains of Lerza’s K9 partner, Rocco, during a funeral procession on Friday, Feb.

7, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Rocco was an 8-year-old German Shepherd that died Jan.

30, two days after being stabbed by a fugitive suspect during an arrest. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Germany Security Conference A police officer with a sniffer dog guards the entrance of the hotel Bayerischer Hof for the 50th Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Friday, Jan.

31, 2014. The conference on security policy takes place from Jan.

31, 2014 until Feb.

2, 2014 at this hotel. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Super Bowl Security Football New York City Police K9 officer Kirk Boone gets some love from his police dog Kato, as they keep watch on crowds attending Super Bowl attractions on Broadway, Friday, Jan.

31, 2014 in New York. Security was tight in the area as the day nears when the Seattle Seahawks will play the Broncos Sunday in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Warren) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Super Bowl Security Football New York City Police K9 officer Kirk Boone and his police dog Kato keep their eyes and ears on crowds attending Super Bowl attractions on Broadway, Friday, Jan.

31, 2014, in New York. Security was tight in the area as the day nears when the Seattle Seahawks will play the Broncos Sunday in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Super Bowl Security Football New York City Police K9 officer Kirk Boone and his police dog Kato keep their eyes and ears on crowds attending Super Bowl attractions on Broadway, Friday, Jan.

31, 2014 in New York. Security was tight in the area as the day nears when the Seattle Seahawks will play the Broncos Sunday in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Germany Security Conference A police officer with a sniffer dog guards the entrance of the hotel Bayerischer Hof for the 50th Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Friday, Jan.

31, 2014. The conference on security policy takes place from Jan.

31, 2014 until Feb.

2, 2014 at this hotel. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) ASSOCIATED PRESS image APTOPIX Mideast Iraq An Iraqi policeman and his K-9, dog demonstrate their skills during a ceremony marking Police Day at the police academy in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Jan.

9, 2014. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) ASSOCIATED PRESS image Russia Explosion Police officers with a sniffing dog examine territory around the site of a trolleybus explosion in Volgograd, Russia, Monday, Dec.

30, 2013. The explosion left 10 people dead Monday, a day after a suicide bombing that killed at least 17 at the city’s main railway.

The explosions put the city on edge and highlighted the terrorist threat that Russia is facing as it prepares to host the Winter Games in February. Volgograd is about 650 kilometers (400 miles) northeast of Sochi, where the Olympics are to be held. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin) ASSOCIATED PRESS image India Police A stray dog plays as the 4th Assam Police Battalion personnel take part in a daily parade in Gauhati, India, Sunday, Dec.

29, 2013. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath) ASSOCIATED PRESS image FRANCE-POLICE-GENDARMES-DRUGS French gendarmes use a police dog to search for traces of narcotics and drugs during a police check, on the A10 motorway in Monnaie, near Tours, central France, on May 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO / GUILLAUME SOUVANT (Photo credit should read GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images) GUILLAUME SOUVANT via Getty Images image ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN-VATICAN-RELIGION-POPE-SECURITY An Israeli border policewoman walks past a large banner welcoming Pope Francis with her sniffer dog in Jerusalem’s Old City Christian Quarter on May 24, 2014 party of the security checks a day ahead of the top-level visit by Pope Francis to Jerusalem.

Israel has decided to place under house arrest three young Jewish extremists suspected of planning to disrupt Pope Francis’s visit to the Holy Land this weekend, police said . AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images) GALI TIBBON via Getty Images image Czech Police Patrol Against Crystal Meth Smugglers FOLMAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC – MAY 19: An officer of Czech police practises his investigate dog, named Darek z Chodskeho kralovstvi, on May 19, 2014 in Folmava, Czech Republic. Folmava is located in the Cesky les region in Czech Republic on the border to the Bavaria, state of Germany, and is a common trafficking point for methamphetamine, also called crystal meth, produced in illegal labs in the Czech Republic, mainly organized by Asian community, and smuggled into Germany.

Though the problem has existed since the early 90s, German law enforcement agencies are strugging to cope with a rising influx of the drug that is creating more and more addicts and spreading deeper into Germany. According to spokeperson of Czech National Anti-drug Police Department they confiscated 70 kg during raids last year. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images) Matej Divizna via Getty Images image Czech Police Patrol Against Crystal Meth Smugglers FOLMAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC – MAY 19: An officer of Czech police practises his investigate dog, named Darek z Chodskeho kralovstvi, on May 19, 2014 in Folmava, Czech Republic. Folmava is located in the Cesky les region in Czech Republic on the border to the Bavaria, state of Germany, and is a common trafficking point for methamphetamine, also called crystal meth, produced in illegal labs in the Czech Republic, mainly organized by Asian community, and smuggled into Germany.

Though the problem has existed since the early 90s, German law enforcement agencies are strugging to cope with a rising influx of the drug that is creating more and more addicts and spreading deeper into Germany. According to spokeperson of Czech National Anti-drug Police Department they confiscated 70 kg during raids last year. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images) Matej Divizna via Getty Images image Beijing Police Deploy Armed Patrols BEIJING, CHINA – MAY 12: (CHINA OUT) Armed police officers and a dog patrol a street on May 12, 2014 in Beijing, China. In order to fight terrorism and maintain stability, Beijing police deployed 150 armed patrol vehicles to city streets on Monday. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images) ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images image High Alert In Mumbai, After Chennai Train Blasts MUMBAI, INDIA – MAY 1: Dog and bomb detection squared conduct surprise checks at various places after following twin bomb blasts in a Guwahati-Bangalore Express train near Chennai early on Thursday morning, at V.T.

station, on May 1, 2014 in Mumbai, India.

Police officials conduct surprise checks at various places and monitoring the suspicious people to avoid any untoward incident in the city. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images) Hindustan Times via Getty Images image