K9 Jake

K9 Jake

Alabama Department of Corrections, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, July 20, 2019

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K9 Jake died as the result of being exposed to a substance believed to be the synthetic cannabinoid Fluoro ADB while performing a narcotics detection assignment at the Staton Correctional Facility.

They were performing a search for contraband in B Dorm when K9 Jake alerted on a powdery substance. He immediately became unresponsive and was rushed to the prison's health care unit where nurses performed CPR and administered an IV. He was ultimately taken to the Auburn University Veterinary Clinic where he died two days later on July 20th, 2019.

K9 Jake had served with the Alabama Department of Corrections for five years.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 6
  • Tour 5 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 18, 2019


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It breaks my heart seeing this happen. RIP Jake, you deserve it. You will be missed. So sorry.

Retired Firefighter Christopher Foley

October 12, 2019

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