DUAL PURPOSE PATROL / DRUG DETECTOR DOG & HANDLER COURSE:
K9 Global's patrol dogs are trained in handler protection; attacking with or without command if the handler is attacked.
Police K9 is trained to guard criminal suspects while searched by handler, searching for criminals in open areas (fields), buildings and other such locations.
Drug detector dogs are trained to find drugs like marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines (meth).
Patrol & drugs handler training is designed to train a person on how to handle an attack trained / drug detector dog; student handler will receive basic skills in the safe and effective handling of a dual purpose dog, search techniques for contraband concealed in buildings, vehicles, open areas, luggage and packages will be developed.
Handlers will be able to use wind currents effectively to enhance the dog's detection and patrol abilities.
Each handler will be able to maintain accurate training and use records for development of proficiency and corrective training should it ever be required.
COURSE OF INSTRUCTION
- Obedience for dog handlers
- Kennel maintenance and sanitation
- Maintaining your working dog; feeding, health, and maintenance.
- Working dog first aid and safety precautions
- Principles of conditioning, this covers how dogs learn to perform as a police service dog.
- How to safely and effectively deploy a patrol K9.
- Safety associated with handling the patrol police K9.
- Building search tactics for hidden suspect(s) using the dog.
- Students will learn to use the wind to find hidden suspect(s) in open areas using their dog.
- Students will learn to apply obedience in a tactical environment; leash control, search speed, and behaviors of their assigned dog.
- Students will learn how to stop their K9's attack prior to and during contact.
SEARCH PATTERNS AND TECHNIQUES FOR DETECTOR DOG HANDLERS:
- Open area search
- Aircraft and bus searches
- Wind currents Luggage
TRAINING AND USE RECORDS FOR DETECTOR DOG HANDLERS:
- Records, why keep them and how to keep them?
- Training records
- Utilization records
- Training forms and recording data
- Proficiency training purpose & design for detector dog handlers
DRUG PATROL / NARCOTICS DETECTOR DOG HANDLER COURSE:
K9 Global also offers dual purpose K9 handler training designed to train a person on how to handle a dual purpose patrol and drug detector dog. The course is designed to meet the training needs of agencies that have dual purpose patrol and drugs detector dogs but the handlers have changed. The training is done at GTA's location.