Fallen Heroes (September 13, 2019)


K9 Thor

Vicksburg Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Age: 8

Tour: 7 years



K9 Thor died of heat exhaustion after the patrol car's engine failed outside of the Vicksburg Police Department.

Thor remained in the vehicle as his handler went into the police station for less than 30 minutes. The patrol car's engine was left with the air conditioning running, but the engine shut off unexpectedly. Thor's handler rushed him to a veterinarian when he discovered him in distress, but they were unable to revive him.

K9 Thor had served with the Vicksburg Police Department for seven years and was credited with more than 60 felony apprehensions.

May you be at rest.

This information is supplied by the Officer Down Memorial Page (www.odmp.org) and the U.S. Fire Administration (www.apps.usfa.fema.gov).

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