Grand Traverse County’s newest K9 Officer, Cade, is a male, American born German Shepherd. He is about 1-1/2 years old, born on November 27, 2015 and started his K9 career in December of 2016. He is a dual purpose K-9 specializing in narcotics and is assigned to K9 handler Deputy Mike Gray. The purchase of Cade was made possible by a donation from the Les and Anne Biederman Foundation. Cade is one of three K9 officers in Grand Traverse County. You can read about the other K9 Officers here.