Texas officer dies of heart attack after K-9 training

Officer Jose Meza had served with his department for just over a year

Duty Death: Jose Meza - [Burnet, Texas]

End of Service: 12/20/2019

Police1 Staff

BURNET, Texas — A Burnet police officer died Friday after suffering a heart attack just hours after participating in K-9 training.

KXAN reports Officer Jose Meza was pronounced dead shortly after EMS transported him to the hospital. A press release issued by the department stated that his death is being considered to have happened in the line of duty because he trained with his K-9 partner just hours before his death.

Mesa worked for the department for just over a year, according to KXAN. He had previously served for the Llano County Sheriff’s Office for two and a half years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


On December 20, 2019, Burnet County Communications received a call from the wife of Burnet Police Department Officer...

Posted by City of Burnet Police Department on Saturday, December 21, 2019


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