K-9 Cade

Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Samuel Chandler and Deputy Sheriff Shaun Caffee

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Heat exhaustion
Date/Time of Incident:
Wednesday, July 3, 2018

Incident to Death Duration:
1 day
Incident Location:
County Road 300 North and Ronald Reagan Parkway
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Suspect Disposition:

   K-9 Cade died as a result of suffering from heat exhaustion while tracking a suspect the previous day.

   As officers were in pursuit of a vehicle, the driver stopped and fled on foot into a wooded area near County Road 300 North and Ronald Reagan Parkway southeast of Brownsburg. After establishing a perimeter, K-9 Cade was deployed to track the suspect.

   When K-9 Cade developed symptoms of heat exhaustion, he was taken to a local veterinarian and later transferred to another facility where he died the following day.

   K-9 Cade, a 5-year-old male Belgian Malinois, had served with Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department for nearly four years.

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