K9 Odin

K9 Odin

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, June 26, 2022

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K9 Odin died of smoke inhalation after a fire started in his handler's patrol car.

His handler had stopped at the Virginia State Police Area Office in Buckingham County while on patrol and Odin remained crated in the patrol car. A fire sparked inside of the vehicle and K9 Odin suffered severe smoke inhalation. He was transported by ambulance to an emergency veterinary clinic in Farmville but died later in the evening.

K9 Odin had served with the Virginia State Police for three years.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 4
  • Tour 3 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

mechanical failure

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RIP K9 Odin. Thank you for your service to the state of Virginia

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

July 29, 2022

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