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FCSO reports the passing of a Canine Officer

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) had the sad duty of announcing the passing of Canine Officer Dax.

Dax was 15 years old and worked with his handler partner Deputy Jason Walther for five years, retiring in 2017.

In his last years Dax enjoyed the life of luxury with the Walther family who remained with him until the end late July 13.

Dax was given a proper and well-deserved law enforcement escort early July 14.

In his 5 years with Frederick County Dax preformed his duties flawlessly in detecting and finding both drugs and fugitives in the county.

Dax was born in November of 2008 his end of watch came July 13, 2023 rest easy and thank you for your service.

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