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High Risk Tactical Tracking for Armed and Violent Offenders

March 21 - March 22

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This two-day seminar is absolutely essential for any K-9 team that tracks criminal suspects. Training focuses on preparing canine handlers, backup officers, and incident commanders how to maximize Officer Safety and Decrease Liability for canine deployments to locate and apprehend criminal suspects. A portion of the training includes learning from the mistakes of several recent K-9 deployments which proved fatal for the K-9 handlers who unfortunately did not employ the highly effective tactics which will be taught in this course. Training in the field will focus on increasingly intense & realistic searches through urban, residential, and rural environments during day and night exercises simulating real world deployments. This course is designed for handlers of any experience level and will significantly increase the abilities of your K-9 team to safely and efficiently locate and apprehend criminal suspects.

Some of the topics include: Understanding Proximity Alerts, Effective Team Formations/Tactics, Moving through Corners & Chokepoints, Reading the K-9 and Terrain, Reacting to Contact, Team Communication, Tactical/Emergency Removal of K-9 Bite, Handler-Down-Rescue, Resource Management, Quick Reaction Teams, Selecting and Utilizing Proper Tools and Equipment, Managing Command Post


March 21
March 22




St. Louis, MO