The Tucson Police Department is announcing the retirement of K9 Bolt. The police dog will be living the rest of his life with his partner and his family.
Bolt had a long and very successful career patrolling Tucson. He was deployed more than 800 times, helping with nearly 300 arrests. Bolt was also a SWAT K9 and deployed with the SWAT team 64 times in his career.
In 2018, Bolt participated in the annual Desert Dawg competition in Mesa, where he took first place in the Building Search category.