2018 Police K-9 Conference Instructors

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INSTRUCTORS

  Dr. David Adebimpe, DSc, PhD, CChem, is a research scientist, philosopher and inventor who uses his singular cross disciplinary skills and expertise to solve unique...

David Bessason is a retired Sergeant of Winnipeg Police Service (Canada) K-9 Unit, where he has over 28 years of service training and handling police...

Jo-Anne Brenner is the Executive Director and Founder of K9 MEDIC™, the leading multi-disciplinary team of Veterinary, Special Operations, EMS, K-9, SAR and Education...

Debra A. Canapp, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA Owner, Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group (VOSM), Annapolis Junction, Maryland Dr. Debra Canapp’s exclusive area of interest and...

 Sherman O. Canapp Jr., DVM, MS, CCRT, DACVS, DACVSMR Owner, Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group (VOSM), Annapolis Junction, Maryland  Dr. Sherman Canapp is certified in...

Scott Clark, Owner and Founder of High Drive K-9, has been a Police Officer for the City of Coral Springs Police Department, Broward County, Florida...

Paul Coley - Founder & CEO, Scent Evidence K9 Paul is a former FBI Forensic Canine Operations Specialist and has dedicated his entire career to public...

Derek Copeland started his career in law enforcement in 2002 with the United States Air Force where he continues to serve today.  In 2007 he...
Daniolos, George

George Daniolos is the founder of K-9 Defense, LLC and the Training Consultant on staff at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit in Phoenix,...

Instructor Danny CLASS TITLE: Hidden Compartments, Criminal Patrol & Officer Safety

David Dorn is a Medical Retired Sergeant for the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department. David has worked in Law Enforcement for over 16 years. Over 15...
Dave Dourson - Kinetic Performance Dog Food

Dave Dourson, is the co-owner and co-founder of Kinetic Performance Dog Food (KPDF). Dave has 30 years of experience in various blue-water business ventures...

Leos Drbohlav Leos has over 20 years of in-field experience in training, raising, building, and decoying dogs for law enforcement and military. All alongside some...
Ricky Farley - ACLEOTC

Ricky Farley is  President of Alabama Canine Law Enforcement Officers Training Center (ACLEOTC). As a world-renowned, highly sought after trainer and speaker, Ricky continues to share...
Luca Felician - Search and Rescue

Luca Felician has been an Italian SAR dog trainer and dog trainer for over 10 years. He's the head trainer in his team. He...

Matt Godwin President of DNA K9, LLC located in central NC. Active K-9 Handler Head Trainer for 18 Agencies High ranked and Certified Police Decoy...

Kevin Good has fourteen years of experience working with detection canine teams, and since 2004 has been the Battelle lead on numerous canine-focused RDT&E...
Rich Graham

Richard B. Graham III Navy SEAL (veteran) Law Enforcement Special Tactics Instructor and K-9 Trainer Sheriffs Deputy K-9 Officer Multi-Purpose K-9 Handler  *Live-Demonstration using dogs* The Art of the K-9...
Fred Hassen

Fred Hassen is the founder and originator of the Sit Means Sit dog training system – a studied, tested, proven, specialized approach that shows immediate...

John Howard is Co-Owner and Co-Founder of 3-Amigos Nutrition Group and Kinetic Performance Dog Food. John has nearly 30 years experience in Sales, Marketing...
Ruidoso Malinois

Irene Howcroft, Owner/Operator Ruidoso Malinois Masters Degree in Psychology, Certified Master Trainer. Ruidoso Malinois supplies K-9’s both domestically and internationally to Enforcement Agencies, Department of...

Brent Kieffer started his Law Enforcement career with the Littleton Police Department in 2001.  During his career Brent has been a patrol officer, field...

Dirk Lemmens is a K-9 officer, supervisor and coach of the K-9 unit from the security-service of the Belgian railway company (company with police...

SMSGT, USAF (Ret) Kenneth Licklider, is the Owner/Operator of Vohne Liche Kennels, Inc (VLK), a Service Disabled Veteran owned company headquartered in Denver, Indiana,...

Patrick Lone has been in law enforcement since 2000, with the Lakewood Police Department (Colorado), and a K-9 Handler since 2002.  He has well...

John M. Peters is an attorney who has been practicing police liability law in the state and federal courts for more than 35 years....

Sgt. Doug Roller was the Chief Trainer for the Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) K-9 Platoon, Metropolitan Division for 17 years, until he retired...

Ryan has over 17 years experience. CLASS TITLE: IED Recognition

Paul Shaughnessy founded Excel K-9 Services, Inc. in 2001 and it now consists of a staff of working law enforcement K-9 trainers. Paul was...

Brad Smith retired from the West Covina Police Department in southern California after 30 years of service. Brad was a handler and trainer for...

Rodney Spicer is the owner and training director of Gold Coast K9. He is recognized nationwide for providing challenging reality based training scenarios and...

Brett started his career in law enforcement in 1993 with the Denver Police Department. In 1999, he was assigned to the full-time METRO SWAT/K-9...

Travis Williams started his career in law enforcement in 2007 with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office. In 2010, he was assigned to the K9...
Matthew Yoder

Matthew Yoder grew up training field trial dogs for competition and guided duck hunts in Northwest OH. He joined the Marine Corps in 1990...