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K9 Ganges I | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

K9

Ganges I

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 5, 1985

Biographical Info

Age: 4
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Fall
Date of Incident: November 5, 1985
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Arrested

K9 Ganges I died after falling from the room of the Jefferson Building at 1015 Chestnut Street.

Officers had responded to a burglar alarm at the location and arrested a juvenile outside of the building. The juvenile told responding officers another man was still inside the building.

K9 Ganges I and his handler began a search of the building. While checking the roof of the building, K9 Ganges I jumped over the exterior wall and fell 10 stories to a parking garage.