K-9 MC
  • Name: MC
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight: 66 pounds
  • Birthday: October 11, 2015
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Daniel Durkin
  • Location: Chicago Field Division

K-9 MC is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the Chicago Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler (SACH) Daniel Durkin. His job is to find explosives, guns and ammunition. K-9 MC 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.

Recent Find 

During a recent search warrant in Chicago, K-9 MC alerted SACH Durkin to evidence he found in the master bedroom closet of a suspect’s home. Thanks to K-9 MC’s keen search skills, ATF agents recovered a Glock 19 9mm pistol with 16 rounds of ammunition in the magazine. 

K-9 MC also located more evidence when searching the resident’s basement closet. He recovered a Colt Python .357 revolver, 19 rounds of .357 caliber ammunition, 6 rounds of .38 caliber ammunition, 19 rounds of 38 special ammunition and 23 9mm rounds of ammunition.

Last Reviewed October 8, 2020