Millie, a Golden Retriever puppy, has joined the Mundelein Police Department as a comfort dog. | Provided Photo

The Mundelein Police Department said they have added a new comfort therapy dog to their department thanks to a donation from a citizens police academy association.

The Golden Retriever puppy, named Millie, will be partnered with Mundelein Police Department social worker Stephanie Escobar.

The canine was made possible by a donation from the Mundelein Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association.

Escobar selected the female canine from a litter of puppies at TOPS Kennel in Grayslake.

Millie recently underwent a comfort and therapy dog obedience training program at TOPS Kennel, according to village officials.

The canine will assist with public relations activities and community engagement.

Millie will also help with victims’ advocacy, mental health and trauma response.

She will serve as a resource to first responders who may be dealing with stress and the impact of experiences on the job, the village said.

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Millie will be handled and cared for by Escobar and live with her family.

“Welcome to Mundelein, Millie!” the village said in a social media post Wednesday.