Each of the 10 new police dogs has been named in honor of an officer who was killed in the line of duty.
Today was graduation day for our newest @NYPDCT & Bomb Squad K-9’s. Each of our highly trained K-9’s was named in remembrance of our fallen heroes and will be responsible for keeping our city streets safe. pic.twitter.com/9fcEeVNanb
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 16, 2021
They include K-9 Zadro, named in honor of Det. James Zadroga, who died from 9/11 related illness; K-9 Lynch, named after Det. Joseph Lynch, who died in the line of duty in 1940, and K-9 Davie, named for Patrolman David Guttenberg, who was killed on duty in 1978.