K9 Max

K9 Max

Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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K9 Max died of heat exhaustion after the failsafe device to activate in his handler's patrol car after the air conditioner failed.

He remained in the patrol car as his handler attended a training exercise.

K9 Max had served with the Durham County Sheriff's Office for seven years.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 9
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heatstroke

mechanical failure

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