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THE MASSACHUSETTS POLICE WORK DOG ASSOCIATION

     and the

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS - AMHERST

POLICE DEPARTMENT’S K-9 UNIT

Present

 

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                mak9052@yahoo.com                         413-446-1654

Ofc. Liana Varosky              LVarosky@umass.edu                       413-626-9997

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CLICK HERE FOR K9 SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT

 

CLICK HERE FOR SCHONLEY CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT

 

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION TO JACK SCHONELY CLASS

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