Braintree K-9 Kitt honored at ceremony for fallen police dogs in Washington, DC

BOSTON, MA – Officers from across the nation came to honor 75 fallen police K9s in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

They gathered at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to remember police dogs who paid the ultimate price while protecting their communities. Braintree Police Officer Bill Cushing lost K9 Kitt after 11 years together.

K9 handlers at the ceremony had many different stories to tell, but they had the same message: K9s play an invaluable role in keeping people safe. 


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