The Racine Police Department announced this morning that RAPD K9 Cheeto has passed away.
On the morning of Tuesday July 7, 2015, Racine Police Investigator Sorensen discovered his partner K-9 Cheeto had passed at his home. K-9 Cheeto was not ill, and his cause of death is presumed to be natural. Cheeto recently had a physical and nothing significant was discovered.
K-9 Cheeto has served our community since 2006 and was scheduled to retire in November of 2015. Cheeto was trained at “Alabama Canine” before hitting the streets of Racine, working in our Street Crimes Unit. K-9 Cheeto was a valued member of our family and will be missed.