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Mon, Jul 08


Dearborn Heights Police Department

All Things K9 - Dearborn Heights, MI

"All Things K9" is a course for K9 handlers, aspiring handlers, supervisors, K9 trainers or any police officer that works around a K9. (LEO ONLY) *Contact us to pay by check*

All Things K9 - Dearborn Heights, MI
All Things K9 - Dearborn Heights, MI

Time & Location

Jul 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Dearborn Heights Police Department, 25637 Michigan Ave, Dearborn Heights, MI 48125, USA

About the event

All Things K-9 is a class designed to highlight the potential and capabilities of a K-9 team. Instructor Josh Brainard will give current K-9 handlers a fresh perspective and deeper understanding of all things K-9. Not only will this class help all officers better understand how police working dogs function, but it will also explain how to interact more efficiently alongside K-9 Teams. Supervisors will gain a better understanding of how to support these valuable resources and prevent liability against their units. For those police officers with aspirations to become a K-9 handler, this class will give them a jump start to understand the science of the craft!

Course attendees will learn about K-9 narcotics sniffs of vehicles, currency, parcels, buildings, and open areas. This course will also explore the use of a K-9 in high-risk vehicle stops, tracking, trailing and open area searches for suspects. Instructor Brainard will talk about the use of perimeters for containment, as well as collecting, preserving, and presenting scent evidence as it relates to manhunts. Real deployment videos will be shown to explain how suspects were located and narcotics were seized.

• Understand how police K9s think, learn and behave. 

• Become fluent as a backup officer for a K9 team. 

• Understand odor, how it moves, and how the environment aftects it. 

• Master narcotic sniffs and pt trodeployment asking odors. 

• Improve tracking, trailing and area searches. 

• Effective ways to contain, locate and apprehend suspects. 

• How to properly utilize a K9 during high risk deployments. 

• Gain awareness of heat injuries and K9 first aid. 

• Understand K9 specific case law, preparing for court and record keeping. 

• Prevent handler, supervisor and department liability. 

• You will leave confident in your ability to handle, train, supervise and assist a K9.

Canine Deployed was founded by Josh Brainard. As a police officer, Josh is a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Use of Force Instructor, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Instructor, K-9 trainer/K-9 handler, American Working Dog Association (AWDA) Evaluator and is currently teamed with a dual-purpose K-9. Josh has been assigned to a Criminal Interdiction Unit and Street Crimes Unit as a K-9 Handler, as well as a High-Risk Tracking Team. Josh and his partner have tracked and apprehended several dangerous individuals and are responsible for many significant seizures of drugs, firearms, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. Further, Josh is recognized as an expert in Use of Force and in the K-9 field.

Canine Deployed LLC is responsible for providing K9 training to thousands of law enforcement officers every year. Canine Deployed is an Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) accredited training provider, giving our attendees ILEA credit hours. Further, Canine Deployed uses Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) certified "Use of Force" instructors, to teach use of force as it applies to K9. Canine Deployed is currently contracted by one of the largest and fastest growing law enforcement training companies in the world and our courses are approved for Law Enforcement Credits in several states.


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