K-9 Taylor sitting in a field
  • Name: Taylor
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight: 55 pounds
  • Birthday: July 18, 2016
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Nicolas Garlie
  • Location: St. Paul Field Division

K-9 Taylor is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine  assigned to the St. Paul Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler (SACH) Nicolas Garlie. Her job is to find explosives, guns and ammunition. K-9 Taylor is also an ATF Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.) able to work off leash up to 150 yards away from her handler and detect more than 19,000 distinct odors. K-9 Taylor started her training with the Puppies Behind Bars organization. 

Recent Find

K-9 Taylor and SACH Garlie recently worked on a home invasion case in which the suspect discharged a shotgun in the victim’s home and then fled the crime scene. During the chase, the suspect discarded the weapon before police captured him. 

Once they arrived at the crime scene, K-9 Taylor began searching the area for evidence. Then she alerted SACH Garlie to a shotgun she found along a fence/landscaping bed in the same location where the suspect fled from police.   

Last Reviewed September 17, 2020