K-9 Corey sits near a wall with a toy guitar on it
  • Name: Corey
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight: 59 pounds
  • Birthday: July 13, 2019
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Lancelot Mullen
  • LocationNashville Field Division



K-9 Corey is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the Nashville Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler Lancelot Mullen. Her job is to find explosives, guns and ammunition.

She is also an ATF Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.) able to work off leash up to 150 yards away from her handler and detect more than 19,000 distinct odors. K-9 Corey started her training with the Puppies Behind Bars foundation.

Recent Find

Within a few months of arriving in Nashville, K-9 Corey made an immediate impact by supporting local police investigations and finding discarded crime guns that were linked to violent crimes. 

K-9 Corey also helped to identify shooting scenes by located fired cartridge cases during local crime scene investigations. 

Last Reviewed July 6, 2022