K9 Seminar Descriptions

Police K-9 Patrol & Decoy Seminar Police K-9 Narcotics Seminar
High Risk Deployments

Police K-9 Patrol & Decoy Seminar

Our most popular seminar, this class can be conducted at your department or you can attend a session at our facility. Three working days and 24 hours of instruction are presented. Ten dog teams and supervisors may attend. Covers foundation training such as drive development & drive channeling. Protection skills such as guarding, out on command, hold and bark, transports, redirects, passive apprehensions, distractions, call-offs are covered. Scenario-based training is stressed.

Police K9 Narcotics Seminar

This seminar covers 3 days and 24 hours of instruction, and we can accommodate up to 10 dog teams and supervisors, mixing both classroom and practical work. Evaluations of each team will be conducted. Problem solving alerts, searching behavior, handler cues, false alerting will be addressed. Advanced scenarios, and certification tests can be performed. Classroom work includes methods for handling and keeping training aids, record keeping, maintaining proficiency, search and seizure law, and recent forensic chemistry discoveries impacting detection work. ( Police K9 Narcotics Seminar Outline )

High Risk Deployments: Tactical Building, Area Search, Felony Vehicle Stops Seminar

This class will take place over 3 working days, 24 hours of instruction, and be open to Law Enforcement K-9 handlers and supervisors. The class will be open to up to 15 handler/dog teams. Spectators, including supervisors are welcome to attend. The class will comprise both classroom instruction and practical street work. Classroom work will cover tactical approaches, deployments, and apprehensions, using trained police dogs in building/area searches and felony vehicle stops. K9 teams will run through scenario-based problems in these areas. Instruction will also cover the integration of K9 patrol teams with tactical teams in these scenarios. Additional instruction will cover proper decoy techniques, including proper use of bite suit, hidden sleeve and muzzle. The methods taught in this seminar allow for safer approaches to high risk deployments, easier integration into tactical units, and significantly reduced liability exposure.
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