Years of service: 2009 - 2015
Kona was the first canine in the history of the City of Fridley Police Department and proudly served for six years. Kona was eight years old when he retired from law enforcement due to increasing age and declining health. Kona now lives with his police officer handler and his family.
Thank you Kona for your service to the citizens of Fridley.
Years of Service: 2009-2016
K9 Nitro was deployed 504 times throughout his 7 year service to Fridley, including 45 apprehensions and 150 narcotics alerts. He was one of three rookie dogs to qualify for National Certification in 2011 where he received a 5th Place Region Team Trophy.
Unfortunately, Nitro passed away due to medical issues one month after retirement.