Press release from Monroe Township Police Department
The Monroe Township Police Department announced the passing of retired K-9 officer Kita, who passed on Jan. 7.
Kita served faithfully with her handler, Capt. Stephen Boyd for six years. Kita was Monroe’s first female K-9 and served as a patrol dog from 2009–2015. She left the force in the summer of 2015 and spent her retirement days with Boyd and his family.
Kita was Boyd’s third police K-9 during his 20 years with the unit.
The officers and staff of the Monroe Township Police Department would like to extend condolences to Boyd and his family during these times.