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Police K9 Supervisor Course Narcotics Detection Supervisor Course

This course is designed to prepare the experienced police K9 handler for the role of Supervisor. The training emphasis is on developing the skills necessary to conduct initial training and in-service training for a law enforcement K9 program.

  1. Supervisor Outline and Objectives
    1. Defining the role of K9 Supervisor
    2. Developing K9 Supervisor skills
    3. Choosing appropriate training methods
    4. Teaching correct training practices
    5. Teaching correct handler techniques
  2. Police K9 Selection and Training
    1. The suitable police dog
    2. Understanding K9 drives
    3. Understanding K9 temperaments
    4. Testing for appropriate drives
    5. Selecting a suitable police K9 candidate
    6. Developing K9 drives
    7. Building block training
    8. Choosing the correct training approach
    9. Analyzing training problems
    10. Training issues and problem solving
  3. K9 Handler Selection and Training
    1. Defining the K9 handler skill set
    2. Interviewing, testing, and selecting the K9 handler
    3. Creating the learning environment
    4. Understanding teaching approach differences
    5. Choosing the appropriate teaching approach
    6. Matching teaching approaches to student personalities
    7. Student motivational techniques
    8. Typical student handler problems
    9. Student handler problem solving
  4. Administration
    1. K9 Unit Record Keeping 
    2. K9 Unit Initial and Maintenance Training
    3. Testing and Certifying for the K9 Unit
    4. K9 Legal Update
    5. K9 Unit Policy
    6. Incident Review
    7. Liability Issues
Course Schedule: 1 week 
Course Fee: $1,500.00 (Includes lodging)
If you have additional questions, please call 252-370-5353.