NEW NAPWDA Aggression Control Requirements With Video, by Matthew Devaney
New NAPWDA Aggression Control Requirements With Video
by Matthew Devaney
Last year, I prosed a change to the existing certification rules for Aggression Control. I made this proposal in response to several recent court rulings where a canine handler’s qualified immunity was denied for allowing canines to continue to engage and bite subjects that were only displaying “passive resistance”. In the cases Copper v. Brown out of the Fifth Circuit and Becker v. Elfreich out of the Seventh Circuit, both appeals courts affirmed the denial of qualified immunity by District Courts for the handlers allowing canines to continue to bite surrendering subjects. This article and video's are for current NAPWDA Members ONLY. Log In to the Members Only section of the NAPWDA web site and go to the Members Only Pages, click on the Aggression Control Page and there you can read this article and view the associated 2 video's.