Today, Fullerton Police K-9 Blitz retires after seven years of dedicated service to the Department and the Fullerton community. Blitz is a 9-year-old German Shepard who served with Canine Handler Jim Boline. During the course of his career, Blitz had seventy drug finds equating to over 21 pounds or 9,884 grams of narcotics seized, eight felony apprehensions, over sixty surrenders, and numerous article finds. When Blitz was not fighting crime, he was an ambassador for the Fullerton Police Department. He has participated in community programs such as the Special Olympics Tip-A-Cop, Officer Buckle and Gloria presentations and demonstrations for Fullerton’s Citizen Police Academy, Fullerton’s annual open house, and the Orange County Police Canine Association.
Canine Handler Officer Jim Boline is a 10-year veteran of law enforcement who came to the Fullerton Police Department in 2005. In 2009, Officer Boline and K9 Blitz received the American Legion Medal of Bravery for their pursuit and apprehension of an armed assault and robbery suspect.
After an outstanding career as a Fullerton Police K-9, Blitz will retire with Officer Boline and his family.
Please join us as we wish him well on his retirement.
Source:: Fullerton Police News