In Memory of
2007 - November 9, 2019
Nero was born on April 20, 2007.
He was certified in explosive detection and was
partnered with Police Officer Brett Porigow from the
Port Authority of NY & NJ.
Shield #59, served the Port Authority Police Department
from April 2008, through May of 2018, as an explosive
detection canine protecting the people of New York, New
Jersey and the millions using Port Authority facilities.
Authority PBA is saddened by the passing of retired PAPD
K9 Nero, E.O.W. 11/9/19.
bravely fought cancer for nine and a half weeks, much
longer than any of his doctors estimated; a testament to
his warrior spirit. He enjoyed his retirement with his
partner's family and left this life at 12 years old
while in his partner's arms.