K-9 Conley
  • Name: Conley
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight: 71 pounds
  • Birthday: June 21, 2016
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Peter D'Antonio
  • Location: New York Field Division

K-9 Conley is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the New York Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler (SACH) Peter D’Antonio. K-9 Conley’s job is to find explosives, guns and ammunition. He is also an ATF Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.) able to work off leash up to 150 yards away from his handler and detect more than 19,000 distinct odors. K-9 Conley started his training with the Guide Dog foundation. 

Recent Find 

His most recent find took place in July 2020. K-9 Conley and SACH D’Antonio supported the FBI’s New York Joint Terrorism Task Force investigation, which included conducting a search of a hoarder’s house in Dutchess County, New York. 

K-9 Conley alerted SACH D’Antonio upon finding three firearms, ammunition and a white canvas bag that contained two improvised explosive devices (pipe bombs). SACH D’Antonio turned the evidence over to the FBI bomb technicians and Evidence Recovery Team for processing. Due to K-9 Conley’s efforts, the suspect received various terrorism-related charges in the Southern District of New York.

Last Reviewed April 11, 2022