Michigan City Police Department welcomed Officer Steve Wiegel and K9 Axel back to MCPD, as they have successfully completed their training and certification of the North American Police Work Dog Association. They began on August 31st, and for the past 2 weeks have undergone extensive training and certification with Michael McHenry and his staff at FMK9 in Berrien Center, Michigan. Officer Wiegel and Axel successfully completed training and certification in narcotics detection, obedience, building searches, area searches, article searches, tracking and aggression control. K9 Axel is certified in the detection of Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, and Methamphetamine