K-9 Stetson
  • Name: Stetson
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight: 57 pounds
  • Birthday: July 18, 2016
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Brett Bowers
  • Location: Atlanta Field Division

K-9 Stetson is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the Atlanta Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler (SACH) Brett Bowers. Her job is to search and find explosives, guns and ammunition in very dangerous environments. K-9 Stetson started her training with the Puppies Behind Bars orrganization.

Recent Find 

K-9 Stetson and SACH Bowers recently worked a homicide/aggravated assault case in June 2020. Local Virginia police requested their assistance in locating a crime gun.

Once they arrived on the scene, SACH Bowers gave the order for K-9 Stetson to begin searching the area. She found a handgun allegedly used during the crime.

The recovered firearm served as a critical piece of evidence that helped local police prosecute the suspect. 

Last Reviewed August 2, 2021