K9 Magnum

K9 Magnum

Anderson Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, August 20, 2012


K9 Magnum was euthanized after being shot in the face two days earlier while pursuing a bank robbery suspect.

The subject had fled into a bean field during the pursuit, and Magnum was released into the field to find him. He was shot in the face and suffered a critical injury that he could not recover from.

Magnum was the second Anderson Police Department canine to be killed in the line of duty in a three week period.

On February 5th, 2013, the subject who killed K9 Magnum was sentenced to 12 years in prison.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Not available
  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, August 18, 2012
  • Offender Sentenced to 12 years

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While 12 years isn't much for killing a K9, ( should be like 20-30 years) at least it is something.


August 11, 2016

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