K9 Bane was killed while attempting an apprehension following a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle.
A male and female had led officers on a 30-minute pursuit after carjacking a vehicle. The pursuit ended after the vehicle struck stop sticks in the area of 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road. Both subjects fled the scene. The female was immediately apprehended while the subject fled on foot. A SWAT team located the subject hiding in the attic of a nearby home and K9 Bane was released for an apprehension but was killed during the apprehension. The exact cause of death is not yet determined.
K9 Bane had served with the Phoenix Police Department for two years.