Patrol / Protection Training

Buying The Right Bite Suit For The Police K9 Unit

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from The Journal Buying a bite suit for your K9 unit can be an intimidating proposition because it is, aside from the dog and the vehicle, the most expensive … Continue reading Buying The Right Bite Suit For The Police K9 Unit

Tactical Obedience Training for Police K-9 Deployments: Introduction

Article by Jerry Bradshaw & Sean Siggins • Photos by Britney Bradshaw & Derek Cain Photography The   .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine In this multiple article series, we will explore police K-9 obedience from a tactical perspective. Obedience for police patrol … Continue reading Tactical Obedience Training for Police K-9 Deployments: Introduction

Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 3

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine Part 3 of 3 The fi nal installment of this three part series regarding release techniques concerns the tactical release. Depending on where you are … Continue reading Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 3

Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 2

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine Part 2 of 3 (part 1 here) Introduction In this second part of a three part series, we will tackle the out and return to heel. … Continue reading Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 2

Canine Social Status & Police K9 Washouts

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from The Journal Something I have been thinking about lately is why there are so many dogs washed out of police dog classes after extensive selection testing is completed. … Continue reading Canine Social Status & Police K9 Washouts

Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 1

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine Part 1 of 3 One of the most important patrol skills for a police K-9 is the verbal out. Every certification requires a verbal … Continue reading Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 1

The Origins of The Modern American Police K9: The K9 Sports of Europe

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from The Journal If you are working with an imported German shepherd dog or Belgian Malinois from Europe, it is important to know what your dog already knows so … Continue reading The Origins of The Modern American Police K9: The K9 Sports of Europe

Environmental Challenges: Basic Systematic Desensitization for Police Dogs

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc Photos by Derek Cain The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine F or many police dog handlers going through a class with a new green dog, environmental exposure training and how … Continue reading Environmental Challenges: Basic Systematic Desensitization for Police Dogs

Component Training in Controlled Aggression

By Jerry Bradshaw, Training Director, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. The .pdf version with full images from K-9 Cop Magazine In the previous installments of this series, I discussed component training in both tracking and obedience. Now we will turn our attention to … Continue reading Component Training in Controlled Aggression