LPSO deputy demoted after death of K-9 service dog

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Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office

LIVINGSTON, La. (BRPROUD) – In August of this year, a K-9 service dog with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office died from heat exhaustion.

LPSO says, the death of K-9 Ivar can be “attributed to heat exhaustion that occurred when Ivar was accidentally left in a K-9 vehicle.”

Sheriff Ard, of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is providing an update about the deputy involved in the death of K-9 Ivar.

‘In the incident involving the death of K-9 officer Ivar, the deputy was demoted out of the K-9 Division resulting in a significant reduction in pay,’ said Sheriff Ard.

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