The Galloway Township Police Department announces the passing of retired Police K-9 Chase. K-9 Chase began his career in 2005 along with K-9 Sabre when the K-9 Unit was reintroduced to the Galloway Township Police Department. K-9 Chase was assigned to K-9 Officer Hiram Melendez and worked for nine years before retiring Dec. 31, 2013.
K-9 Chase had a decorated career with The Galloway Township Police Department as he located several missing people and assisted with the arrest of multiple suspects. K-9 Chase also excelled as a narcotic detection dog and was responsible for the seizure of large quantities of narcotics and currency. In addition, K-9 Chase received multiple awards from The United States Police Canine Association for his performance in The Police Dog 1 Trials. K-9 Chase was 11 years old.