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2018 IPWDA Regional Training Seminar

May 13, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Hosted by: Grand Rapids PD, Newaygo Sheriff’s Office, Mecosta Sheriff’s Office and Spectrum Police Authority

Where: Camp Grayling in Grayling Michigan

Cost: $425 includes training fees, meals and lodging.

Notes: MCOLES Funding Pending approval

The seminar will be limited to a total of 40 K-9 teams. First come first serve on reservations.

The tentative schedule will be:

  • Sunday: Noon Check in and select venues open for certifications
  • Monday and Tuesday: IPWDA certifications with IPWDA Master Trainers and Trainers.
  • Wednesday and Thursday: Scenario based training at the CACTF facility. Trainers and Master . Trainers will be on hand to assist with trouble shooting K-9 issues.
  • Friday: Check out and departure

IPWDA certification requires the team to have an active IPWDA membership.

Register at IPWDA.org

Note: Bring own bedding and towels. Dogs not allowed in rooms.

Special Guests:

  • Doug Roller – top police e-collar trainer.
  • Franco Angelini – top police decoy trainer.

Contact: Hoornstra, Tim: thoornst@grand-rapids.mi.us
Geraghty, Darren: dgeraght@grand-rapids.mi.us
Wuis, Todd: twuis@grand-rapids.mi.us


May 13, 2018
May 18, 2018




Grayling, MI