K9 Yari

K9 Yari

Tohono O'odham Nation Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Saturday, January 1, 2005

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K9 Yari died of heat exhaustion while in sitting in his handler's patrol car at the police station in Sells, Arizona.

The air conditioner malfunctioned while his handler was inside the station and K9 Yari was overcome by the heat.

K9 Yari had served with the Tohono O'odham Nation Police Department for five years.


  • Breed Unknown Breed
  • Gender Not available
  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heatstroke

equipment malfunction

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RIP to this good boy. You did a fantastic service to your community Yari, you dan rest easy now. All dogs go to heaven!

Eli Eppinghoff
Civilian & Public Safety Cadet

September 30, 2022

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