2019 Police K9 Decoy Training & Technique Seminar, Aug. 14-16, 2019, Frankfort, IN.
Police K9 Decoy Training and Technique Seminar
Sponsered by FMK9
Hosted By the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office K9 Division
“A bad decoy can destroy a good dog, a good decoy can make an average dog into a great one”
When: 8/14- 8/15-8/16 2019 8am-5pm *Indiana LEO’s will receive 24 hrs of ILEA training hrs.*
Where: 301 E Walnut Street Frankfort Indiana 46041. Officer’s will meet in the training room at the Sheriff’s Office at 8am on 8/14/2019. Please use the Harrison Street or East Lobby entrance. Parking available in the side and back lot of the Sheriff’s Office.
Cost of Class: is $100 per team, Make checks payable to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office K9
Purpose: This class is open to not only K9 handlers but also Patrol Officer’s wishing to be part of their agency’s K9 unit. Proper techinques will be taught in Sleeve, Muzzle and Suit work to allow K9 units to have more knowledge of aggression control work when preparing for real world street deployments.
Class description: The decoy techniques and training taught in this class will include the proper use and presentation of a hidden sleeve, a normal sleeve, a bite suit, use of line work in training and harness. The focus is on teaching the Handler/Officer how to be a decoy to lower the chances of both Officer and K9 injuries. This training will allow you to become a better decoy and help to build stronger canines for police work. Subject’s attending will be given information on reading canines during apprehension work and proper methods to motivate canines. You will also be taught how to build control, strength and confidence in both the canine and handler.
Instructor: The Lead instructor is the owner and operator of FM K9, Retired Elkhart County Sheriff’s Sergeant Michael McHenry. Mike is the Lead Trainer in Field Operations & Consultant for FM K9 in Niles Michigan, US Army Combat-Veteran has a BSA Criminal Justice – Minor Psychology, is a Master Trainer with NAPWDA in Utility, Narcotics, Explosives, Former SWAT Commander Over 20 Years Experience/ Extensive Canine Training and Tactical Training General Instructor with ILEA
La Qunita Inn 2150 W Holiday Rd, Frankfort, IN 46041
Tell them you are with the Decoy School and you’ll receive the Government rate of 65$ a night
Super 8 1875 W, IN-28, Frankfort, IN 46041
Government rate is $54 a night
This training Is open to the first 24 Officer’s to register, you do not need any equipment however please bring equipment such as Long lines, Harnesses, Muzzles, Bite Suit’s and Sleeve’s if you have them.
Registration closes once the school is full or 8/12/2019 at noon.
To register Contact:
K9 Sergeant Joey Mitchell
email@example.com (preferred method of registration)
Office 765-659-6393 Ext 244
For registration please provide the following information,
- Officer or Officer’s names
- If they are a K9 handler or just part of the unit as a decoy
- What Agency they are with include please include city and state
- A contact number for the Officer and their agency
- If they are a handler please provide the age and breed of the dog
Payments must be made prior to participation in the class, delivering a check the day of, at class registration is acceptable. For additional payment information please contact Ashley Kelly, Matron for the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a physical demanding school attendee’s should be prepared to work both physically and mentally during the training.