Camden Police Department, New Jersey
End of Watch: Thursday, August 9, 2012
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: 3 months
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion
Date of Incident: August 9, 2012
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
K9 Serge died of heat exhaustion after the patrol car's air conditioner and temperature alarm system failed while parked outside of police headquarters at approximately 12:30 pm. The failure of the temperature alarm prevented the windows from automatically rolling down as the temperature in the patrol car increased.
Serge had served with the Camden Police Department for only three months.