2017 K-9 Cop Conference & Vendor Show | Instructors

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David Adebimpe
DSc, PhD, CChem

Unraveling the Myths and Misconceptions of Using Real Materials as Training Aids

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Dave Bessason

Training a Tracking Dog Step-by-Step

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Jerry Bradshaw

Proofing Building and Area Searches

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Jo-Anne Brenner

K9 MEDIC: Intro to K9 Tactical Responder

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 Jill Cline

Hydration & Bloat | Solution-Based Nutrition

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George Daniolos

K-9 Marker Training

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Dave Dorn

The Role of the K-9 Unit Supervisor 

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Dave Dourson

K-9 Nutrition: How to Feed a K9 Athlete

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Sherman Dotson

K-9 Parcel Interdiction

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Leos Drbohlav

How Animals Learn

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Mike Brackett

K-9 Parcel Interdiction

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Ricky Farley

K-9 Narcotics Detection

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David Ferland

How to Bulletproof your K-9 Unit

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Fred Fusco

K9 Tactical Combat Casualty Care // K9 Infiltration/Exfiltration Rope Techniques

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Matt Godwin

Dog Sparring, Communication
with the K9 and Exposure to Man Pressure as a Decoy

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Rich Graham

The Art of Handler

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Paul Hammond

Part One: Operational-Based EDD Training & Intel Gathering / Part Two: Vapor Wake Dogs – Body Worn Explosive Detection

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Fred Hassen

E-Collar Education & Myth Busting

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Derrick Payne

K9 Storage Locker Detection

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Mark Hines

Reducing Handler & K-9 Stress and Conflict

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Jason Johnson

How to Get the Most Out of the 

K-9 Behavioral Shaping Device (B.S.D.)

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Rick Kesler

Hydration & Bloat | Solution-Based Nutrition

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Ken Licklider

Detector Dog Behavior

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Pat Nolan

Radio Directed and Guided Dogs with Cameras

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Jay Paisley

K9 Tactical Combat Casualty Care // K9 Infiltration/Exfiltration Rope Techniques

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John Peters

K-9 Legal

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Paul Shaughnessy

Scent Detection Training

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Steve Sprouse

Transferring Bitework to the Reality of the Street

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Matthew Yoder

Directional Laser Training for Off-Lead Dogs 
for Searching, Detection & Bitework 

* Live_demonstration using dogs*

Meet Matthew Yoder