K9 Lux

K9 Lux

Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware

End of Watch Sunday, September 18, 2022

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K9 Lux died in his handler's patrol vehicle after the temperature monitoring alarm system failed while idling at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna at 2:30 pm.

K9 Lux had served with the Delaware Department of Correction for two years.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois-German Shepherd mix
  • Gender Male
  • Age 4
  • Tour 2 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Heatstroke

mechanical failure


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RIP K9 Lux. Thank you for your service

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

December 5, 2022

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