PATROL/EXPLOSIVES K9 HANDLER COURSE<< Back to Courses
June 26 – August 4, 2023
August 21 – September 29, 2023
October 30 – December 8, 2023
January 22 – March 1, 2024
April 1 – May 10, 2024
June 10 – July 19, 2024
August 19 – September 27, 2024
October 28 – December 6, 2024
PATROL/EXPLOSIVES K9 COURSE
Our Patrol/Explosives K9 training course consist of the following training disciplines:
- Obedience including on and off leash control responding to verbal commands and hand signals.
- Agility and confidence training including vertical jumps, broad jumps, ladder climbing, elevated walks, crawling, slippery floors, and loud and unusual noises.
- Apprehension including single and multi-person apprehensions, recall and call outs, apprehensions from vehicle, vehicle extraction, handler protection, prisoner escort, apprehension with gunfire.
- Article Search/Evidence Recovery includes finding articles with evidentiary value such as crime scene evidence or articles used in a crime. Training will involve articles that both contain human scent and articles void of human scent.
- Open area search utilizing airborne scent work to detecting hidden suspects in outdoor areas of concealment. K9 trained to silent whistle response for tactical searches.
- Building search utilizing tactical search techniques for locating and apprehending suspects hidden within buildings. K9 trained to silent whistle response for tactical search.
- Tracking/Trailing with scent discrimination over various types of surfaces on tracks at least one hour old and one mile long.
Explosives Detection Training
- Explosives detection course teaches the canine to detect various elements of explosive compounds including RDX, PETN, TNT, Nitrate and Chlorate Acid Salts as well as other explosive components.
- K9 search procedures of buildings, vehicles, open and wooded areas, and packages/luggage.
Price for this course includes:
- Trained K9
- Handler training (6 week course)
- Lodging for handler during training (optional)
- All necessary training equipment
- Classroom materials and training manual
- K9 Health and Performance Guarantees
- Complete veterinarian exam of K9, health and vaccination records