Dex, a male German Shepherd, is the newest member of the Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office. Born on January 2, 2015, Dex was put into service in April of this year. He weighs 80 lbs. and his handler is Deputy Mike Gray. Dex does narcotics detection, tracks missing people, criminal apprehension, recovery of evidence and handler protection. His purchase was made possible with a donation from the Les and Anne Biederman Foundation.