Vancouver, Wash. –On May 12, 2021 at approximately 7:20 p.m. a male driving on I-205 northbound is involved in a road rage incident involving a light blue, 2 door Honda Civic. The suspect driver was described as a white male in his late 20’s. The incident ended near 7500 NE 41st Street with the suspect firing multiple rounds at the victim’s vehicle, with at least one round hitting the vehicle. The victim was not injured.
Vancouver, Wash. – On May 12, 2021, Vancouver Police K9 Ivar retired after nearly eight years of service with the Vancouver Police Department. K9 Ivar was selected in September 2013 and was certified in December 2013. He was selected as the SWAT K9 in 2018. During his career, K9 Ivar participated in 1,236 deployments.
K9 Ivar will spend his retirement with his handler, Cpl. Ryan Starbuck.
The Vancouver Police Department K9 Unit consists of four K9 teams. The department will select a new K9 in the next few months, to fill the vacancy left by Ivar’s retirement.