K9 Simmie

K9 Simmie

East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Simmie

K9 Simmie was participating in a canine training exercise when he began to show signs of weakness. His handler transported him to a nearby animal hospital where he died as a result of heat exhaustion.

Simmie had served with the East St. Louis Police Department for 14 months.

Bio

  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 3
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heat exhaustion

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Our prayers and condolences go out to the family and friends of our fallen brother. Thank you for your service.

Officer Edwin Lara / External Ops
Cook County Sheriffs Office, IL- Honor Guard

November 5, 2014

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