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Tue, Mar 19

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Boone Cty SO K9 Training Center

PATROL K9 TACTICS & SURVIVAL WORKSHOP

The workshop will provide patrol K9 handlers with the skills necessary to increase their survivability while deploying their K9 partner in real-world situations that result in critical incidents.

PATROL K9 TACTICS & SURVIVAL WORKSHOP
PATROL K9 TACTICS & SURVIVAL WORKSHOP

Time & Location

Mar 19, 2024, 8:00 AM – Mar 21, 2024, 5:00 PM

Boone Cty SO K9 Training Center, 1900 E Prathersville Rd, Columbia, MO 65202, USA

About the Event

The workshop will provide patrol K9 handlers with the skills necessary to increase their survivability while deploying their K9 partner in real-world situations that result in critical incidents.  Tactical debriefs involving previous K9-related critical incidents will be reviewed. Handlers will learn:

•           Patrol K9 deployment methods utilizing a variety of equipment.

•           How to survive sudden lethal threats while deploying a patrol K9.

•           Human and K9 tactical emergency casualty care.

•           Proper weapon flow while deploying as a K9 team.

•           Legal considerations related to K9 use of force.

•           Expose the K9 Team to real-world situations to increase chances of success on the street.

The K9 tactical emergency casualty care will include training on a wirelessly controlled canine manikin that replicates a police K9 and facilitates emergency medical care by simulating the common traumatic injuries police work dogs experience. This portion will be instructed by a critical care veterinarian who works in an emergency room where she routinely treats dogs who suffer trauma-related injuries.

Instructors include active and recently retired police K9 handlers from around the country who have deployed their dogs on hundreds of high-risk incidents in a combined 100+ years of patrol K9 experience.

The 3 days of training will be a combination of short classroom instruction, K9 & handler exposure exercises, and scenario-based training utilizing Simunitions.

Please register by March 1st, so we can send out information for the class.

Course cost per team: $325 for NAPWDA members, $375 for non-members (includes 1 year membership) - The Course is limited to the first 20 K9 teams to register.

Audit spots: $150 per person. Audit spots are limited to 10 individuals.

Click here to register and reserve your spot now!

For any questions contact Chris Smith at CSmith@Boonecountymo.org or 573-228-4046 or Bert Badertscher at rbad0258@gmail.com or 815-955-1791.

Hotel: Staybridge Suites - 805 Keene St. Columbia, MO. The rate is $84.00 per night. Click here to book hotel online

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