K-9 Bloodhound Saves Man’s Life

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Photo Credit: WLS Photo
Photo Credit: WLS Photo

Kelli, a bloodhound K-9 officer working for Cook County Sheriff’s police department save the life of a 24-year-old Evergreen Park man, when he led officers to the man’s location.

On August 8, 2013, Illinois’s Cook County Sheriff office received various reports of a suspicious car parked near the 3400 block of West 119th Street in Chicago. Police officers learned the owner of the car, the 24-year-old man, intended to hurt himself and end his life.

Immediately, a search unit was organized and officers used helicopters, thermal imaging cameras and a K-9 unit to locate him. The victim was found in a wooded area near Merrionette Park thanks to Kelli and its trained tracking sense.

The suicidal man had injuries to his wrist and was found lying on the ground. A police medic treated him on the scene before paramedics arrived to take him to a local hospital to receive treatment.

Kelli, the hero K-9 officer, did its job saving one more life.


0 thoughts on “K-9 Bloodhound Saves Man’s Life”

  1. So, Life with Dogs is deleting comments now, eh ?

    My previous comment was merely noting the way the dog is refereed to as “it” twice in this “article”…

    I see you also deleted the comment of the reader before me, both the deletion and the referring to the dog as an “it” are deplorable…

    • I think the dog is a FEMALE from the look of the picture AND probably Kelli is a female name – should never be referred to as “it.” – I agree.

      Why don’t Life With Dogs you delete the comments from cindaydavilla?

      Her comments have been on two different stories and have NOTHING to do with the articles!

      Why delete comments?????


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