K-9 Jackson
  • Name: Jackson
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Yellow
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight: 64 pounds
  • Birthday: December 7, 2018
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Keith Lewis
  • Location: Columbus Field Division

K-9 Jackson is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the Columbus Field Division Cleveland Group IV along with Special Agent Canine Handler (SACH) Keith Lewis. K-9 Jackson’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 Jackson started his training with the Puppies Behind Bars foundation. In his downtime, K-9 Jackson loves fetching, tug of war, and playing with his brother K-9 Wolfgang and sister K-9 Camille.

Recent Find

On September 23, 2020, K-9 Jackson and SACH Lewis deployed to Akron, Ohio, to help local police find a firearm thrown by a suspect running from a traffic stop. K-9 Jackson searched the location where the suspect had fled the scene, and easily located the firearm along the backyard fence of a nearby residence.

Last Reviewed December 10, 2020