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K9 Gunner | Southaven Police Department, Mississippi
Southaven Police Department, Mississippi

K9

Gunner

Southaven Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Biographical Info

Age: 6
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion
Date of Incident: August 15, 2017
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

K9 Gunner died as the result of heat exhaustion when he was left in his handler's department vehicle following an undercover operation.

Gunner's handler had returned to the police station to complete paperwork. Approximately two hours later his handler discovered him in the vehicle and rushed him to a veterinary hospital.

The vehicle Gunner was in was not equipped with a heat alarm system.

Gunner was assigned to the Narcotics Division.