K-9 Shiloh secures event
  • Name: Shiloh
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Yellow
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight: 60 pounds
  • Birthday: April 15, 2018
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Tyree Koerner 
  • Location: Kansas City Field Division

K-9 Shiloh is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the Kansas City Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler (SACH) Tyree Koerner. K-9 Shiloh’s job is to find explosives, guns and ammunition.  

Recent Find 

During the summer of 2020, local police contacted SACH Koerner and K-9 Shiloh to assist on a shooting-involved carjacking incident in Independence, Missouri. Although local police captured both suspects, the needed help recovering the suspects’ weapons. 

K-9 Shiloh searched a wooded area near the crime scene and displayed a change in his behavior, alerting SACH Koerner to his find. K-9 Shiloh located a Smith & Wesson 9mm pistol loaded with 13 rounds hidden in a center block at the crime scene. Local authorities conducted a ballistics test and used the results as evidence to prosecute the suspects. 

Last Reviewed October 1, 2020