Through this course you will learn ways to evolve your narcotics detection training to build a stronger more efficient detection K9. You will learn how to evaluate your training and change it so that it best suits your deployment needs. We will also discuss proper terminology and definitions as well as report writing techniques to help you build the strongest K9 team possible from the training field – to roadside – to the courtroom.
Robert Ivey is the Operations Coordinator/Trainer at Israeli Special Tactics K9 and a state trooper for the Florida Highway Patrol. He has held the position of K9 Handler since 2009 in the Criminal Interdiction Unit which focuses their efforts on highway drug interdiction. He was assigned as a Regional K9 Instructor in 2013. He is a FDLE certified K9, Firearms, and Defensive Tactics Instructor as well as a Taser and Simunitions Instructor. He believes in forward thinking training and not just training the canine but training the canine team as a whole and ensuring they both perform to their highest level possible. He has a passion for Narcotics Detection Training including scenario based detection training.
Who Should Attend:
K9 Detection Handlers, K9 Trainers, and any Handlers wanting to learn more about training with Narcotics Detection canines.
Appropriate training attire. BDU Pants, Training T-Shirt, and Athletic type shoes or boots are acceptable. Shorts, Tank Tops, and Sandals are not acceptable.