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K9 Beau | Florida Highway Patrol, Florida
Florida Highway Patrol, Florida



Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch: Tuesday, September 1, 1987

Biographical Info

Age: 2
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion
Date of Incident: September 1, 1987
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

K9 Beau died as a result of heat exhaustion after a search for home invasion suspects. After the search concluded, his handler noticed Beau appeared sick and took him to an animal hospital. Beau's body temperature was severely elevated and treatment was unsuccessful.

K9 Beau, badge number 2026, had graduated from the Miami Police Department Training Academy where he won the Most Outstanding Canine Award in his class.