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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.

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Police Equine Barney

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Chicago Police Department
Appointed Date:
13 Nov 1996
Death Classification:
Canine / Equine Duty Death
Star #:
Incident Date:
24 Mar 2003
Cause of Death:
Illness - Cardiac Arrest
End of Watch:
24 Mar 2003
Unit of Assignment:
Bureau of Patrol - Patrol Group A, Special Functions Group: Unit 055 - Mounted Unit
Date of Birth:
6 years, 3 months, 11 days
District of Incident (Present Day):
001 - Central

Memorial Details:

Not Interred - Other
Superintendent's Honored Star Case:
Not Enshrined
Gold Star Families Memorial:
Not Listed
Illinois Police Officers Memorial:
Not Listed
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial:
Not Listed

Incident Details:

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.