- Associated Press - Friday, July 29, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Two law enforcement officers have been reassigned after a Pennsylvania police dog that was left in a hot car died hours later.

The state corrections secretary on Thursday said Totti’s handler and his supervisor have non-canine duties at the State Correctional Institution in Rockview.

Pennlive.com (https://bit.ly/2ajalDs ) reports an investigation determined Totti was unconscious but alive after being left unattended in a hot vehicle for three hours on July 7. The drug-sniffing dog was rushed to a veterinarian, but died from a heat-related seizure.

Corrections secretary John Wetzel says a senior corrections officer with military canine experience has been assigned to lead the drug interdiction unit. An internal disciplinary review will be conducted to determine whether disciplinary action will be taken against the officers involved.

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Information from: Pennlive.com, https://www.pennlive.com

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