K9 Beau

K9 Beau

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, September 1, 1987

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K9 Beau died as a result of heat exhaustion after a search for home invasion suspects. After the search concluded, his handler noticed Beau appeared sick and took him to an animal hospital. Beau's body temperature was severely elevated and treatment was unsuccessful.

K9 Beau, badge number 2026, had graduated from the Miami Police Department Training Academy where he won the Most Outstanding Canine Award in his class.


  • Breed Rottweiler
  • Gender Male
  • Age 2
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heatstroke

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Rest in peace K-9 Beau. I never knew FHP used Rottweilers, but you are forevermore a hero!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 3, 2022

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