The Galloway Township Police Department announces the
passing of retired Police K-9 Chase. 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 December 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.
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