Gwinnett County officials will pay tribute to SWAT K9 Blue on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m., at Graves Park dog park, 1540 Graves Road, Norcross. K9 Blue was shot and killed while tracking a stolen vehicle suspect. All officers made it home safely because of K9 Blue’s sacrifice.
The ceremony will unveil a dedicated sign to commemorate K9 Blue’s valor and service.
Gwinnett Police Chief J.D. McClure will emcee. Speakers include Gwinnett Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson and District 2 Commissioner Ben Ku, Gwinnett Police Corporal William Webb, and Houston K9 Academy Owner and Trainer Jason Stanze.