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 Ranger Parcells

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Ranger Parcells

  • Birth 2001 Netherlands
  • Death 3 Oct 2005 Tustin, Orange County, California, USA
  • Burial Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 11882042

Ranger was a 4-year-old Malinois, born in Holland. He served with the Long Beach Police Department for two years before being killed in the line of duty -- shot by a paroled armed robber. Ranger was shot once in the chest. He succumbed to his wound during surgery. The suspect identified only as a known gang member with an extensive criminal record was shot by police when he fired on K-9 Ranger. The suspect died at the scene.
Officer Mike Parcells was Ranger's human officer companion. Ranger spent his off duty hours at home with Officer Parcells and his family. He was a much loved member of the family who will be deeply missed. Cards and condolences can be sent to Officer Mike Parcells and K-9 Ranger c/o Long Beach K-9 Officers Association P.O. Box 17366 Long Beach CA 90807-7366.

Bio by: Vickie Trotter Carter

  • Created by: SCG
  • Added: 4 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11882042
  • J.A. & D.S.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ranger Parcells (2001–3 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11882042, citing Long Beach Police Academy K-9 Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by SCG (contributor 46616892) .