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Fla. K-9 Killed at Burglary Call

September 24, 2013  | 

Photo via Facebook.
Photo via Facebook.
The Miami Gardens Police Department will mourn one of its K-9 officers Wednesday after the police dog was killed investigating a burglary.

Max, a German shepherd, was mortally wounded when a glass panel fell on him on Sept. 12. Officer Chirs Bezio had sent Max into a residence at 740 NW 176th Terrace to confirm that subjects were still inside the home.

Max entered through a jalousie window, and a pane of glass collapsed, causing a severe laceration to his ear, according to a Facebook page honoring Max.

Max was immediately transported to Hollywood Animal Hospital where veterinarians performed surgical procedures to repair the laceration. During this procedure, Max's cardiovascular system failed.

Tags: K-9 Units, Burglaries, Miami Gardens PD


Comments (5)

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frank z&k9thor nj @ 9/24/2013 12:20 PM

my prayers go out to maxs handler and his family -my hat goes off to k9 hero max who gave his life in the line of duty!!! rip k9 max

chuck @ 9/24/2013 2:59 PM

Goodbye Max, thank you for doing what you do. My dog Bella and I pray you have a smooth journey

Amanda Tubberville @ 9/24/2013 3:54 PM

That's so sad😢. Rip Max. Thank you for all ur services and bravery 🇺🇸

Cool hand luke @ 9/25/2013 5:18 AM

RIP Max and thank you for your service!

Dan Paidousis @ 9/26/2013 2:29 PM

Job well done. R.I.P Max.

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