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K9 Drago | Forest Preserves of Cook County Department of Law Enforcement, Illinois
Forest Preserves of Cook County Department of Law Enforcement, Illinois

K9

Drago

Forest Preserves of Cook County Department of Law Enforcement, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Biographical Info

Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion
Date of Incident: June 14, 2017
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

K9 Drago died when the air conditioner in his handler's vehicle failed.

His handler had gone to the Oak Forest Police Department to process an offender who had just been arrested. While the handler was inside the air conditioner failed and began blowing hot air. Rescue personnel rendered aid to Drago but were unable to save him.

Drago had served with the Forest Preserves of Cook County Department of Law Enforcement for three years.