K( Edo Award-2

K9 “Edo” Award

At approximately 10:00 a.m. on January 1, 2016 7 members of the LAPD Metro K9 Platoon and K9 Edo (now retired) developed a plan of action to rescue two hostages who had been shot and were being held by a suspect who was responsible for a series of armed robberies and a homicide. As the […]

Aro and his handler, Officer Cliff Chu - Both Heroes!

Aro the Hero

“Shots Fired, Officer Needs Help” went out over the police radio band in summer 2017, and the Metropolitan Division K-9 Platoon of the Los Angeles Police Department responded immediately.   Officers conducting a parole compliance check had been fired at by a suspect hiding behind a metal security door.  Exchanging gunfire with multiple officers, the suspect […]