Valor Pages

Dedicated to Preserving the Memory of our NAPWDA Members and K9s Killed in the Line of Duty

The NAPWDA Valor Page is for NAPWDA members and member K9 partners who have died in the line of duty. Any NAPWDA member wishing to have a K9 partner placed on the Valor Page needs to contact the NAPWDA Secretary and provide the details of the incident which caused the passing of the K9 along with the Department Name, Handler's Name, K9 Name, K9 photo, date of Passing and email address if desired.


The Secretary may be contacted at: 828.764.7842 or via E-Mail at


Patrolman Derek Kotecki

Lower Burrell P.D., PA.

End of Watch – October 12, 2011

Deputy “Matt” Williams

& K9 DiOGi

12 year veteran Polk County, Florida, Sheriff's Office

End of Watch – September 28, 2006

Deputy Scott R. Arner


13 year veteran Jasper County, Missouri, Sheriff's Office

End of Watch – January 4, 2002

K9 Sevo

End of Watch –September 24, 1998

Trooper Fredrick “Fred”
Guthrie & K9 Reed

End of Watch – August 1, 2011

K9 Bosco


End of Watch –
December 20, 2005

K9 Ando


End of Watch – December 26, 2000

K9 Gator


End of Watch –
April 25, 1998

K9 Officer Grant Jansen

20 years in law enforcement and 13 years with St. Charles Police Department

End of Watch –September 10, 2008

K9 Vasko


End of Watch –
June 25, 2004

K9 Cero


End of Watch –

March 25, 2000

K9 Bodi


End of Watch –

July 29, 1996