Anderson Police Department, Indiana
End of Watch: Monday, August 20, 2012
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: August 18, 2012
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Sentenced to 12 years
K9 Magnum was euthanized after being shot in the face two days earlier while pursuing a bank robbery suspect.
The subject had fled into a bean field during the pursuit, and Magnum was released into the field to find him. He was shot in the face and suffered a critical injury that he could not recover from.
Magnum was the second Anderson Police Department canine to be killed in the line of duty in a three week period.
On February 5th, 2013, the subject who killed K9 Magnum was sentenced to 12 years in prison.