Mike Mackey is second in command of the K9 team. He has been employed with the Shreveport Fire Department since 1984. He currently serves the department as a Captain and Paramedic.
He was partners with Bandit (pictured above), who was trained in the HRD discipline, for many years. Captain Mackey has transitioned Bandit into other work and is now partners with Trace. Trace also works in HRD.
Outside of the K9 team Captain Mackey is a flight paramedic with Life Air Rescue Helicopter and is Assistant Fire Chief of Caddo (LA) Fire District #6.