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K9 Simmie | East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

K9 Simmie

East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Breed: German Shepherd

Age: 3

Gender: M

Tour: Not available

Cause: Heat exhaustion

Incident Date: 8/27/2014

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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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.

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How sad. I'm in hopes that your death as initiated improvements in observation for future training courses.

Rest in peace Simmie!

Michelle - wife of US Marshal
October 7, 2014


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