2021 Police K-9 Conference Instructors

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INSTRUCTORS

Prof. David Adebimpe, DSc, PhD., founder and CEO of Polymath Interscience, is a research scientist, philosopher and inventor who uses his cross-disciplinary skills and...

With strong passion for educating others, Nicci lectures many local and national organizations on proper preventative nutrition and supplementation. Since moving her focus from...

Vice President, Canine Operations, is responsible for the day-to-day canine operations at the Canine Training Canter. Tracy maintains a high standard for canine care and...

Danny has 20 years experience in Law Enforcement and currently works as a Texas State Trooper patrolling the I-40. Danny has seized several thousands...
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 was raised by Josef Janos, his grandfather, who was decorated in 1954 as the best K9 handler in the Czechoslovakian Military this is...

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...

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...

Paul Hammond - President of VWK9 30+ years of working dog experience. 22yrs of which seen continuous canine operations in hostile environments; 8yrs directing canine...

Nate Harves is the owner of Sportwaffen K9, breeding, importing, and training working line German Shepherd Dogs for real world application. Nate is a...

Travis Hicks is the owner and head trainer of Flatline K9, a dog training business located in Southern Illinois. Flatline K9 offers training in the...

Mark Hines is internationally recognized as the KONG Company’s behavior and training specialist. In his role with the KONG Company over the past 15...

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 Defense...

Nathan Kelley is a dual purpose K-9 handler and lead trainer for one of the largest police departments in Virginia. He is also a...

Ken Licklider, SMSGT, USAF (Ret) is the owner and Chief Trainer of Vohne Liche Kennels, Inc. Mr. Licklider has fourty-four (44) years canine experience,...

Jim is a 31-year police veteran canine handler/trainer who has been involved in the blasting industry since the 1980s. He works in the Science...

John has been instructing police canine handlers, supervisors and associations on the laws governing canine operations for more than fifteen years. His classes have...

Bobby served as a police officer for 9 years in Connersville, Indiana where he was a member of the K-9 Unit and worked a...

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

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 West...

Sgt. Ed Van Buren - Douglas County (NE) Sheriff (ret) Supervisor and Trainer of K-9/ Interdiction Unit Ed is the owner of Code 2 K-9 Services LLC...

     AJ Vargas manages the daily operations of Custom Canine Unlimited where he has built the profitable company on the reputation of honesty...

Deputy Sheriff Michael W. Varilek Corson County Sheriff’s Office McIntosh, South Dakota Mike is an instructor for Code2 K-9 Services, LLC. Mike is a full-time Deputy Sheriff for...

Ryan Venturine, Founder & CEO of MWDK9, a privately-held company that offers state of the art K9 services to Law Enforcement and the private...

Manuel Villanueva is Man-K9's training director and founder. For the last 42 years he has been promoting the ultimate control over your police dog...

Doug Wannemacher retired after 21 years as a full-time K-9 trainer for his local sheriff’s office in October of 2020. He now totals more...

Todd Wilber, President of Precision Explosives LLC Todd has worked for over 20 years in counterterrorism as a responder, researcher, policy writer and senior manager. He...

Lieutenant Garret Wing Tactical Investigations Unit Commander Incident Commander for numerous multi-agencies, multi-dog, armed offender K-9 searches Former Senior K-9 Supervisor Narcotics and Patrol...