K9 Ganges I

K9 Ganges I

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, November 5, 1985

Ganges I

K9 Ganges I died after falling from the room of the Jefferson Building at 1015 Chestnut Street.

Officers had responded to a burglar alarm at the location and arrested a juvenile outside of the building. The juvenile told responding officers another man was still inside the building.

K9 Ganges I and his handler began a search of the building. While checking the roof of the building, K9 Ganges I jumped over the exterior wall and fell 10 stories to a parking garage.

Bio

  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 4
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Offender Arrested

burglary, juvenile offender

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