CINCINNATI, Ohio Aug 18 2010— Authorities say a Cincinnati police dog has died after an officer left it in a hot car.
Police say 13-year department member Brian Trotta inadvertently left the female German shepherd, Juno, in the car while responding to a family emergency. He is on administrative leave while police investigate.
Police didn’t say whether the car was a police cruiser.
Cincinnati has been under a heat emergency this week with temperatures in the upper 90s.