Galloway Police Mourn Loss of Retired K-9 Chase

The retired Galloway Township police dog died on Jan. 24.

Galloway Township Police Department K-9 Chase
Galloway Township Police Department K-9 Chase

The Galloway Township Police Department announces the passing of retired Police K-9 Chase, who died on Jan. 24.

K-9 Chase began his career in 2005, along with K-9 Sabre when the K-9 Unit was re-introduced to The Galloway Township Police Department.  K-9 Chase was assigned to K-9 Officer Hiram Melendez and worked for 9 years before retiring on Dec. 31, 2013.

K-9 Chase had a decorated career with the Galloway Township Police Department as he located several missing people and assisted with the arrest of multiple suspects.  K-9 Chase also excelled as a narcotic detection dog and was responsible for the seizure of large quantities of narcotics and currency.  

In addition, K-9 Chase received multiple awards from the United States Police Canine Association for his performance in the Police Dog 1 Trials.  K-9 Chase was 11 years old.

— News release from the Galloway Township Police Department

Nancy Poley Wallace January 26, 2014 at 11:32 AM
R.I. P Chase !!


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