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K9 Nyx | Mills Police Department, Wyoming Mills Police Department, Wyoming

K9 Nyx

Mills Police Department, Wyoming

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Breed: Black Lab

Age: 10

Gender: M

Tour: 8 years

Cause: Heat exhaustion

Incident Date: 7/9/2014

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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K9 Nyx died after being left in his handler's car outside of the Mills Police Department for six hours.

His handler had returned to the police station following a call at approximately 6:00 am and Nyx remained in the vehicle, which had it's engine running. However, the air conditioner had not been turned on. Nyx was discovered in the vehicle approximately six hours later, with temperatures reaching 86 degrees.

K9 Nyx had served with the Mills Police Department as a drug detection canine for eight years.

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Our thoughts are with the handler and the department at this time of loss. There's something special about the K9 partner, loyal and dedicated to the end. Rest in peace Nyx, you've earned it.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office
September 15, 2014

 

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