Brevard County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 ‘Justice’ Passed Away Peacefully After Difficult Battle With Cancer
By Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff // January 7, 2022
K-9 Justice was donated to BCSO in December of 2014 by the Jimmy Ryce Foundation
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Our agency and K-9 Deputies said goodbye to one of our K-9 Crimefighters, K-9 Justice, who lost a very difficult battle with cancer.
K-9 Justice was donated to our agency in December of 2014 by the Jimmy Ryce Foundation and immediately became an amazing asset to our K-9 Team as he and his primary handler, Sergeant Chris Spencer worked together to keep our community safe.
During his career, K-9 Justice made numerous finds by locating missing children, seniors with Alzheimer’s, and even several members of our community who were having suicidal thoughts.
In addition to those finds, K-9 Justice also lead Deputies and Agents to the criminal apprehension of an arson suspect that K-9 Justice tracked from the scene of the crime to the suspect’s residence.
K-9 Justice was also a constant presence at many of our schools where he and his handler did demonstrations and awareness campaigns to help keep kids safe.
K-9 Justice passed away peacefully yesterday afternoon surrounded by members of our K-9 Unit who had all worked closely with him throughout his career.
It is extremely difficult to put into words what these K-9’s mean to our handlers, our agency, and the safety of our community. Their abilities extend from search and rescue to apprehensions and even community events and they are vital to our success.
Please keep our K-9 Deputies in your thoughts and prayers as they say goodbye to their partner.
– Sheriff Wayne Ivey