K-9 MC searches for evidence with Special Agent Dan Durkin
  • Name: MC
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight: 60 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. K-9 MC started his training with the Guide Dog Foundation.

Recent Find

SACH Durkin and K-9 MC assisted the Naperville Police Department at the scene of a homicide on February 4, 2022. During a search of the suspect’s apartment, K-9 MC detected gunpowder residue on a sweatshirt the suspect was wearing during the shooting. The sweatshirt was used as evidence in the case.

Last Reviewed April 11, 2022