John Brannon’s career in law enforcement spans a 30-year period with 28-years having been spent as a K-9 officer working six dual purpose Police Service Dogs. For approximately, 20-years, John was employed by the Coral Springs Police Department, Broward County, Florida, where he was responsible for all the day-to-day operations of the K-9 Unit. He oversaw evrything, from involvement in budgetary issues, the selection of canines, training and instruction of the canines and handlers, to the actual deployment of canine teams. Additionally, while with Coral Springs, John was an active Special Response Team member and the S.R.T. canine team leader.
John has been a certified State of Florida K-9 Instructor since 1993 and is a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Trainer Evaluator. John is a lifetime member of North American Police Work Dog Association and a Master Trainer in Utility/Narcotics.
John currently is the President of Shallow Creek Kennels, Inc.