WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The memorial service for Rooster, who was killed Saturday, will be relocated to Century II Exhibition Hall, located on the northeast corner of Century II.

The police department said it was due to overwhelming response and support from the community. Originally, the service was scheduled to be held at Wichita City Hall. Services will run from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on March 31st.

Officers are asked to wear a Class A uniform. For outside K-9 Units or outside law enforcement agencies planning on attending, please contact Sgt. Nikki Woodrow at nwoodrow@wichita.gov directly.

Born Jan. 25, 2011, Rooster began his career as a police dog, or K-9, with the department in August 2012. He was assigned to Officer Daniel Gumm his entire career. Rooster was a Belgian Malinois.

In his honor, memorial donations may be made to the WPD K-9 fund, 455 N. Main, Wichita, KS, 67202.

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