SEARA BROOKE BURTON



Officer Rank: K-9 Officer

Department: Richmond, Indiana, P.D.

End of Watch: 09/18/2022

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 28

Length of Service: 4 years


On August 10, 2022, K-9 Officer Burton was shot and critically wounded during a traffic stop of a moped. Officer Burton’s assistance was requested to stop a suspect whom they believe was in possession of narcotics. Officer Burton deployed her canine partner who indicated the presence of narcotics. The suspect pulled out a firearm during the search and shot Officer Burton. She was transported to the hospital and succumbed to her gunshot wounds on September 18, 2022.

 

 

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