CANINE & EQUINE DUTY DEATHS
Roll Call of all known Canine & Equines. A Canine & Equine Duty Death is classified as the death of a dog or horse of the Chicago Police Department who has died or have been killed in the line of duty.
Police Equine Barney
Police Equine Barney, aged 17 years, was a 6 year, 3 month, 11 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the Bureau of Patrol - Patrol Group A, Special Functions Group: Unit 055 - Mounted Unit.
On March 24, 2003, Police Horse Barney and his partner were on patrol at the 12th Street Beach. Suddenly and without warning Barney became ill and collapsed. The diagnosis of his death was from a probable heart attack or aneurysm.
Police Equine Barney received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on November 13, 1996.
Police Horse Barney was survived by his handler.