TK9 TO CONDUCT 3.5 DAY MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP IN NEW MEXICO WITH THE GALLUP K9 UNIT – JANUARY 2018
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
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.
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.
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 !
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.
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 !
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.
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.
TACTICAL K9 WILL BE INSTRUCTING 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.
TACTICAL K9 WILL BE INSTRUCTING 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 Carnavale (Assistant Trainer for the LAPD K9 Unit) will be assisting in the training.