K9 Duke

K9 Duke

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, August 30, 2021

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K9 Duke died after suffering heatstroke while tracking a hit-and-run suspect in Shenandoah County, Virginia, at about 11:30 am.

K9 Duke had been requested to assist in the search for a subject who fled on foot after being involved in a crash on I-81 near mile marker 287. K9 Duke began to show signs of heat exhaustion during the track and was immediately taken to a local veterinary clinic where he later died later that night.

K9 Duke had served with the Virginia State Police for five years and was assigned to the Culpeper Division Area 12 Office.

Bio

  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 5
  • Tour 5 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Heatstroke

hit and run, k9 track

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Rest in peace boy. Thank you for your service. Have fun at the rainbow bridge and wait for your partner.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

September 22, 2021

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