THE MASSACHUSETTS POLICE WORK DOG ASSOCIATION
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS - AMHERST
POLICE DEPARTMENT’S K-9 UNIT
THE 2014 K9 PATROL - NARCOTIC - EXPLOSIVES DETECTION WORKSHOP
and Search & Rescue Workshop
May 19th through May 23th, 2014
This one-week course will offer hands-on training and NAPWDA certification for K9 teams of all levels. Trainers from the North American Police Work Dog Association will be in attendance. NAPWDA certifications will be offered in Patrol/Utility, Narcotics Detection, Explosives Detection, Tracking/Trailing, and SAR. You DO NOT need to be a NAPWDA member to attend this seminar. However, NAPWDA membership is required for any certification testing. Anyone not a current member may join via http://www.napwda.com/membership).
THIS IS A WORKING SEMINAR and YOU ARE ENCOURAGED to bring and WORK YOUR DOG
Areas of instruction will include:
TACTICAL OBEDIENCE CRIMINAL APPREHENSION
TRACKING / TRAILING SEARCH and RESCUE (SAR)
BUILDING SEARCHES / AREA SEARCHES
NARCOTICS DETECTION: ROOMS - VEHICLES - OPEN AREA
EXPLOSIVES DETECTION: ROOMS – VEHICLES – PUBLIC AREAS
Pre-registration is required for this seminar by May 12th, 2014.
The seminar fee is $280.00 per K-9 Team – Cash, check, P.O. payable to:
Massachusetts Police Work Dog Association
181 Circle Drive, West Springfield, MA 01089
The host agency has various room/board options and meal plans available if needed.
For more information and registration forms please visit www.MAPWDA.com. Or, contact:
Ofc. Dwane Foisy firstname.lastname@example.org 413-446-1654
Ofc. Liana Varosky LVarosky@umass.edu 413-626-9997