Officer Phil Lerza
It’s not easy being a police officer — often under siege by the bad guys and then sometimes criticized by those who second-guess their actions.
The funeral is set for Friday for Pittsburgh Police K-9 Officer Rocco.
His name is now mentioned with other fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
The family of the fallen Pittsburgh Police K-9 officer’s handler says the compassion the city has shown throughout this difficult time is overwhelming.
Funeral arrangements are now in place for Pittsburgh Police K-9 officer Rocco, the German Shepherd killed in the line of duty earlier this week while chasing a suspect.
Pittsburgh Police K-9 Officer Rocco died Thursday night, two days after being stabbed as police tried to capture a suspect.