2019 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...

Deputy Sheriff, Northern FL Class: A Successful Rural K9 Program

Owner of American Overwatch K-9 Services Class: High Risk K-9 Tracking with Tactical Teams

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...

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

Danny has 19 years’ experience in Law Enforcement and currently works as a Texas State Trooper patrolling the I-40. Danny has seized several thousands...

Laura DeBuck is an Explosives Chemist at Signature Science, LLC, where she instructs the chemistry or energetic material and focuses on the production of homemade...

Owner, Thomaston Feed Classes: K9 Nutrition: Everything you didn’t know about Behavior, Health and Performance | K9 Nutrition: Extending the Career and Improving Quality of Life
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 is  President of Alabama Canine (ACLEOTC). As a world-renowned, highly sought after trainer and speaker, Ricky continues to share his technique and elite...

Baltimore County PD Class: “Officer Down” A K-9 Handlers Critical Incident Debrief

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...

Behavior & Training Specialist at KONG Class: Reducing Handler & K-9 Stress and Conflict

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...

Founder & President, Odor Trace Class: Understanding transnational threats using homemade explosives (HME)

Founder & Head Trainer, K9 Dog Center USA Class: Scent Cones and How Scent Moves

Jason Johnson is the one of the nation's foremost experts in scent detection for Police and Military K9's. As such, he has developed the...

Dr. Rick Kesler, DVM is now a Senior Service Veterinarian with Royal Canin in the corporate affairs office. His duties meld well with Royal Canin’s...

Lane Kjellsen Chairman and CEO, formed K2 Solutions, Inc. to provide continued combat development advisory services, program management, and training for combat. He has grown K2...

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,...

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 with Explosive Ordnance Disposal, with many tours to various theaters of operation. His experiences range from conventional military...

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...

Critical Care Veterinarian Class: The Risk of Opioid Toxicity and the Use of Naloxone in Law Enforcement Operational Canines. Myths and Truths

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...

Founder & President, Precision Explosives LLC Class: Understanding transnational threats using homemade explosives (HME)

Lead Instructor American Overwatch K-9 Services Class: High Risk K-9 Tracking with Tactical Teams