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Advanced Tactical Training for Law Enforcement and Military K9 Teams

2019 – TK9 WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

TK9 CEO DOUG ROLLER WILL BE INSTRUCTING AT THIS YEARS CNCA CONFERENCE IN PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 28TH THRU 31ST, 2019

Tactical K9 was once again asked to instruct at this years California Narcotics Canine Association (CNCA).  This year TK9 CEO, Doug Roller will be instructing on Tactical Training with the E-Collar.  We have had a long standing relationship with CNCA and once again are honored for this opportunity to instruct.  Hope to see you all there.  CNCA 2019 Conference



TK9 WILL BE CONDUCTING SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE TRAINING FOR THE RICHMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT K9 UNIT – FEBRUARY 6TH THRU 10TH, 2019

CEO Doug Roller will be instructing at this workshop.  Currently all teams should be participating during this workshop.  The previous workshop was not attended by all teams due to injuries.  As of this writing all teams are “good to go.”  Richmond is a very busy city in Northern California – which keeps this K9 Unit in the thick of it.



TK9 WILL BE CONDUCTING SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE TRAINING FOR THE GALLUP K9 UNIT – FEBRUARY 15TH THRU 19TH, 2019

We missed last scheduled training due to Department needs.  TK9 and instructor Doug Roller will be looking forward to seeing these fine teams again.  We will be conducting patrol and detection work during this week long workshop.



TK9 WILL BE INSTRUCTING AT THIS YEARS USPCA K9 CONFERENCE – REGION 12 WINTER CONFERENCE – FEBRUARY 25TH THRU 27TH, 2019

CEO Doug Roller will be lecturing at this outstanding conference on two separate disciplines – Tactical E-Collar Training and K9 / SWAT Interdiction.  The lecture will focus on balancing tactics with proper canine handling.  We will also  focus on off lead search tactics in patrol and SWAT environments.  We are looking forward to this event and hope to see you there.  USPCA Region 12 Conference



SAN JOSE POLICE K9 UNIT WILL BE HOSTING ANOTHER ONE OF OUR POPULAR “INTRODUCTION TO THE E.COLLAR” WORKSHOPS ON MARCH 4TH THRU 8TH, 2019

San Jose Police K9 Unit has requested to host another one of these outstanding classes.  We have completed numerous E-collar workshops for San Jose PD as well as many others for surrounding agencies.  The class has a sealing of 10 to 11 teams.  As of now the class is over half filled.  If interested please contact Officer Mel Dunn from the San Jose Police K9 Unit – his contact number is – 408.318.1610.  If you are interested please do not wait as these classes fill quickly.  A complete class outline is available upon request.



TK9 TO CONDUCT K9 PATROL CLASS FOR THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL     MARCH 18TH THRU APRIL 12TH, 2019

Well its that time of year again and we were awarded our second contract to conduct a complete patrol class for this fine K9 Unit.  Once again this training will be partnered with some of the CHP trainers.  This partnership in training went well last year as we are continuing this program.  The trainers will play an integral part during this process.  Our scheduled training will be two weeks shorter.  The assigned trainers will be taking on a larger roll then last year, becoming more independent.  This has been our goal from the start.  Looking forward to another great Patrol Class.



AREA AND BUILDING SEARCHES / A GUIDEBOOK FOR PATROL

This is a guidebook that I have used for various Departments to advise and educate patrol personnel on K9 tactics.  There are important tips in this guidebook, if applied will increase the likelihood of a secured containment as well as important tactical considerations during K9 deployments. OfficersGuidebookK9.Tactics.Outside Agency

THE TACTICAL SEARCH

This article discusses and identifies what a tactical search should be – in my humble opinion.  Unfortunately there are many opinions as to what this definition is. The Tactical Search.K9 Mag

TACTICAL CONTROL WITH THE E-COLLAR

An article written for various magazines – discussing the use of the E-collar for tactical control of police and military service canines. Tactical Control with the E

OFF LEAD CONTROL AND THE FIND AND BARK DETENTION POLICY

This article explores the proper use of the E-collar for both of these disciplines.  The find and bark policy certainly is not for every agency, however, this article gives examples of its proper use and maintenance in the work environment. Police K9 Article.3

K9s4COPS and HARRIS COUNTY K9 UNIT – MARCH 2018

In March of 2018 TK9 was requested by K9s4COPS (Kristi Schiller), to put together a Basic and Advanced E-Collar and K9 Tactics Class.  The class was an outstanding success with Mike Goosby and Doug Roller instructing 20 teams – 10 in each class.  We are hoping to do future classes for both these fine organizations.

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CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL K9 UNIT PATROL CLASS – APRIL 2018

Tactical K9 started a 3 month K9 Patrol Class for the CHP.  After much work in putting this contract together it finally became a reality.  The class will consist of 5 blocks of training.  Instructors Doug Roller – Mike Goosby and Jeff Miller will be instructing.  The class cobnsists of 6 K9 teams.  Also attending will be CHP K9 Trainers to shadow the class and learn TK9’s Training system.  Below are photos from the first two week block og training.

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2018 – TK9 WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

TK9 TO CONDUCT 3.5 DAY MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP IN NEW MEXICO WITH THE GALLUP K9 UNIT – JANUARY 2018

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TK9 started the year off with a scheduled 3.5 maintenance workshop with the Gallup K9 Teams.  We certified one of their newest teams during this workshop for narcotics (annual certifications).  Maintenance training included all facets of patrol work as well as detection work.  We are looking forward to our next workshop in April 2018.



TK9 CONDUCTED 5-DAY E-COLLAR WORKSHOP FOR THE HOUSTON K9 UNIT – FEBRUARY 2018

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TK9 Unit conducted training with the Houston Police Departments K9 Unit in February of 2018.  We have been trying to get this class scheduled for some time now.  Much thanks to Sergeant Jeff Bickle.  He has stayed with it for some time now.  His team took the 5-day course a couple of years ago and has been a full supporter of the training ever since.  The class was well received and the folks are looking forward to an advanced class – possibly later this year.



TK9 TO CONDUCT A 5-DAY WORKSHOP OF MAINTENANCE TRAINING FOR THE RICHMOND K9 UNIT – FEBRUARY 2018

TK9 conducted 5-day workshop of maintenance training with the Richmond K9 Unit.  This training also included a new team assigned to the unit.  TK9 contracted a few years ago to conduct their maintenance work throughout the year.  So far this training has been outstanding.  Each team and the unit have advanced dramatically since the first workshop.  We are looking forward to many years of training with these fine unit.

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TK9 TO LECTURE ONCE AGAIN AT THIS YEARS POLICE K9 MAGAZINE CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS CALIFORNIA – MARCH 2018

TK9 (CEO Doug Roller) lectured once again at this outstanding event.  We instructed on Basic and Advanced E-Collar use as well as general canine problem solving.  We have committed to this conference for many years now.  This conference has always proven to be an outstanding event and is a much sought out event for handlers throughout the country and the world.  For more information about this conference and Police K9 Magazine please go to attached link.  Police K9 Magazine



TK9 WILL BE CONDUCTING BASIC E-COLLAR AND ADVANCE OFF LEAD TACTICS WORKSHOP – HOSTED BY K9s4COPS and HARRIS COUNTY K9 UNIT – MARCH 2018

Once again we were honored with a request from these two organizations to conduct this training.  Both workshops took place at Schiller Ranch and were hosted by K9s4Cops (CEO Kristi Schiller).  As always this outstanding lady made the training a reality.  Her tireless endeavors allow agencies throughout the country to acquire suitable canines as well as sought after training.  This workshop consisted of two separate workshops.  Approximately 20 teams from various Texas agencies attended.  TK9 instructors Doug Roller and Mike Goosby oversaw the training for both groups.  For more information about K9sCops please go to this link.

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TK9 WILL BE CONDUCTING A 9 WEEK PATROL CLASS FOR THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL STARTING IN APRIL OF 2018

After much planning TK9 was finally awarded a contract with the California Highway Patrol to provide a complete Police Service Patrol Class.  This class started on April 9th and will be completed in approximately two months.  Instructors Mike Goosby and Jeff Miller will be assisting in the training.  This training is unique as the CHP will have their assigned trainers assisting and learning during the class.  The training will focus on off lead search tactics, as well as real world scenarios.  TK9 offers very advanced training techniques and will be be working with Vohne Liche Kennels to provide us with outstanding canines for six new handlers.  Much thanks to Jarrod Page to light the fire !

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TK9 CONDUCTED K9 MAINTENANCE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS FOR THE GALLUP K9 UNIT / APRIL 2018

Tactical K9 conducted another K9 maintenance workshop for this outstanding unit.  TK9 would like to welcome their newest handler to the unit – Officer Steven Peshlakai.  The unit was run thru all training areas and as usual performed outstanding.  We also certified their newest team.  Much thanks goes to Sergeant Terrance Peketewa – also the unit trainer for his fine work in maintaining his folks.

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TK9 WILL BE LECTURING AND PROVIDING HANDS ON TRAINING AT THE “INTERNATIONAL POLICE WORK DOG ASSOCIATION” IN GRAYLING MICHIGAN ON MAY 13TH, 2018

See attached flyer for detailed information – Franco Angelini will also be attending and instructing at this outstanding event !

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IPWDA 2018 Flyer – Copy



TK9 CONDUCTED A 5-DAY E-COLLAR WORKSHOP HOSTED BY SAN MATEO AND THE SAN JOSE K9 UNITS ON JUNE 3RD THRU JUNE 8TH, 2018

This workshop conducted an introduction to Basic E-Collar with advanced techniques.  The class was well received.  Several teams had some basic E-Collar work and were able to advance further.  San Mateo and San Jose both hosted the full class.  The class was instructed by Doug Roller.

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TK9 CONDUCTED BASIC MAINTENANCE TRAINING FOR THE GALLUP K9 UNIT OF JUNE 24TH THRU 28TH, 2018



Tactical K9 conducted its ongoing maintenance training with this outstanding unit.  Instructor Jeff Miller provided the training.  During this workshop we spent several days partnering with Gallup SWAT Unit to provide K9 integration training.  The training was well received and much thanks to Gallup K9 for keeping their skills up – the teams looked good.

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TACTICAL K9 INSTRUCTED AT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY POLICE K9 ASSOCIATION – ADVANCED K9 PATROL SEMINAR SEPTEMBER 16TH THRU 21ST, 2018

Tactical K9 has had a long standing relationship with this fine group of Southern California K9 teams.  This years conference is going to focus on patrol operations only and offer advanced training and tactics to attending teams.

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TACTICAL K9 INSTRUCTED THE SANTA CRUZ POLICE K9 UNIT IN K9/SWAT OPERATIONS AND OFF LEAD SEARCH TACTICS, SEPTEMBER 24TH AND 25TH, 2018 

Tactical K9 was approached this summer by the Sergeant Cecena Karina, who oversees Santa Cruz K9 operations.  We discussed K9 / SWAT integration training and off lead search tactics.  Together we decided to conduct a short 2-day workshop, to evaluate and train both units in K9 / SWAT operations.  Instructor Steve Carnevale (Assistant Trainer for the LAPD K9 Unit) assisted in the training.

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TACTICAL K9 – CEO DOUG ROLLER WILL BE INSTRUCTING AT THIS YEARS 2018 IPWDA CONFERENCE IN BUTLERVILLE INDIANA

Tactical K9 was contacted again by board members of this fine organization to instruct on Basic and Advanced E-Collar techniques.  CEO Doug Roller instructed earlier this year at their conference in Michigan. We were very honored to received a second request for this second conference.  Doug will be doing a short lecture and then field work for teo additional days at this working conference.



TACTICAL K9 WILL BE CONDUCTING K9 MAINTENANCE TRAINING FOR THE RICHMOND POLICE K9 UNIT – NOVEMBER 7TH THRU 11TH, 2018

TK9 conducted scheduled K9 maintenance training for this outstanding unit.  We spent much of the time readying a newly assigned handler to the unit (Officer D Gault).  The canine was recently selected from VLK and it is hoped that this new team is certified in short order.  Training went well but there is still much to do.  Selected handlers will be working with Gault and his canine until our next workshop.  TK9 will be out here again in the beginning of February.  Doug Roller conducted this 5 day workshop.

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TK9 WILL BE CONDUCTING ADVANCED TACTICAL K9 TRAINING FOR THE FREMONT POLICE K9 UNIT – NOVEMBER 13TH THRU 19TH, 2018

TK9 has had the honor of working with this fine unit several times over the past few years.  Once again we conducted a 40 hour workshop with these fine teams.  Lead handler Tyler Layfield continues to do a fine job with this busy unit.  We covered some clean up issues and some advanced work as well.  Muzzle work is always a part of this important training.

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TACTICAL K9 WILL BE CONDUCTING A 5-DAY BASIC E-COLLAR CLASS FOR THE MARINES AT CAMP PENDLETON – DECEMBER 10TH THRU 14TH, 2018

TK9 was contacted by the Marines (Program Manager Mike Wells) to once again schedule this training for these fine soldiers.  This class is sometimes open to LE and other military branches – please contact us if interested.  Sometimes there is space available.  TK9 carries a current DUNNS and CAGE No for military contracts.  Thanks again to Mike Wells for the continued trust and faith in our training.  Instructor Mike Goosby will be instructing.  There will be a possible future class at Camp Lejeune later in 2019.

2017 – TK9 WORKSHOPS and LECTURES

THE 2017 SCHEDULE IS PRETTY FULL – IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SCHEDULING AND OR HOSTING A CLASS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US FOR TENTATIVE DATES FOR THE 2018 CALENDAR.  YOU CAN REACH US BY EMAIL – OFFLEASHTRAINER@AOL.COM OR PHONE 661.857.2408.



TK9 CONDUCT 5-DAY MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP WITH RICHMOND PD K9 UNIT – JANUARY 2017

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Tactical K9 contracted last year with the Richmond Police Department to conduct all mainteance training.  Since that time the partnership has worked out very well.  All teams have progressed substantially and we are moving forward to very advanced work.  This K9 Unit consist of well seasoned vets.  They are a very active and busy unit.  The area of Richmond is one of high crime and the need for locked on teams is crucial.  We worked on search tactics, live gun firework and muzzle training (deployments from the vehicle).



TK9 CONDUCTED 5-DAY MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP WITH GALLUP K9 UNIT – MARCH 2017

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TK9 STARTS PATROL CLASS WITH TWO NEW GALLUP K9 HANDLERS – JUNE 2017

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TK9 CONDUCTS 5-DAY ADVANCED K9/SWAT TACTICS CLASS WITH SAN JOSE K9 UNIT – JUNE 2017

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TK9 conducted an advanced 5-day K9/SWAT Tactical Class for their K9 Unit, SWAT and Advanced Tactical Units.  The first 2 days consisted of maintenance training with the K9 Unit.  The last 3 days were advanced and high risk search tactics.  This also included vehicle deployments, muzzle work and directed deployments.  The class was fast moving with several disciplines covered.  Instructors Mike Goosby and Doug Roller conducted the class.  TK9 has done numerous classes with the San Jose K9 Unit, this was the most advanced work to date.  It is always a pleasure to work with this high-speed unit.



TK9 INSTRUCTS AT THIS YEARS LOS ANGLES COUNTY POLICE CANINE ASSOCIATION – SEPTEMBER 2017

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Tactical K9 and instructor Doug Roller instructed once again at the LACPCA Conference.  As always it was pleasure to be offered to attend and instruct.  We instructed at the E-Collar and problem Solving portion.  This conference always provides good training for the surrounding area of dedicated k9 teams.  This year was no different – much thanks goes to all the members of this fine organization.  Instructor Jeff Miller assisted in the instruction.  this years.



TK9 TO CONDUCT 4-DAY E-COLLAR WORKSHOP HOSTED BY THE SAN MATEO POLICE K9 UNIT – OCTOBER 2017

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TK9 was contacted by members of the San Mateo K9 Unit in Northern California to conduct this workshop.  After much planning and organizing by K9 Officer Mike Haddad the class was completed.  Thanks to all the teams that participated – an outstanding class – it was our pleasure to serve these fine teams.



TK9 TO CONDUCTS A 5 DAY E-COLLAR WORKSHOP FOR THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL

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TK9 conducted a 5 day E-Collar Workshop for the California Highway at their main training location (the Sacramento Police Academy).  The class was full with ten working K9 teams (not all in photo) from around the state.  Some of the teams had already been exposed to some collar work.  This collar work was introduced by one their trainers Sergeant Jarrod Page.  TK9 would like to throw a shout out to Sergeant Page for the outstanding job he did in correctly pairing some of these teams with the E-collar.  This made the class advance quicker then normal.  We were able to complete advance search work on the last day of training.  The class was well received.  On another note TK9 is in contract negotiations with the CHP in possibily conducting a Patrol Class for new K9 teams sometime during the spring of 2018.  We are hoping this works out.

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