K9 Assuan

K9 Assuan

Marion Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, June 27, 2019

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K9 Assuan died as the result of injuries sustained during a criminal apprehension training exercise at the Marion Police Athletic Club facility at 555 East Morton Street.

He failed to negotiate a fence jump at high speed and struck his head on the fence's top rail. He immediately became unresponsive as a result of the injury. His handler transported him to a local veterinary hospital where he died without regaining consciousness.

K9 Assuan had served with the Marion Police Department for five years.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 7
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Training accident


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