The officer honored in this video was shot while searching for a man who was wanted on a warrant for robbery with a dangerous weapon. Other officers heard gunshots, and responded to the area where they found that Officer Tim Brackeen had been shot and later passed away.
Officer Brackeen had been with the Shelby Police Department since July, 2004 and was assigned as a K9 Officer for the department. At his burial, Ciko, his K-9 partner of 10 years paid his final respects while placing a rose at the foot of Brackeen’s casket.
Watch the heartbreaking moment below.