K9 News

Reasonable Force for Police K9 Handlers-Travis Walthall-Master Trainer (Ret.)

By | 2018-04-22T01:29:55+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: K9 News, K9 Training, Law Enforcement News|

Canines have been used in police work since 1907 when the New York City Police Department became the first law enforcement agency in the United States to formally train and use police canines. By the beginning of 1960, dozens of law enforcement agencies, from Buffalo, New York to Salt Lake City, Utah had established canine units [...]

Basic Decoy and Problem Solving Workshop

By | 2018-03-16T20:35:07+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: K9 News, K9 Training, Law Enforcement News|

Missouri Southern State University In Conjunction with Patriot K-9 Training & The Springfield, MO. Police Department Presents Basic Decoy and Problem Solving Workshop May 14-17, 2018   *** 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *** at Springfield P.D. Training Center 2620 W. Battlefield Springfield, Mo. 65807   N.A.P.W.D.A. Master Trainer, Travis Walthall will be instructing students in [...]

Keeping It Simple

By | 2018-03-16T20:18:12+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: K9 News, K9 Training, Law Enforcement News|

I became aware of an issue within K-9 training many years ago. After noticing this problem, I began watching for it wherever I trained. As I expected, this is a common problem. We, handlers and trainers, are making a monumental mistake when we try to work multiple problems at the same time. I don’t just mean [...]