K9 Managers and Supervisors Program

This cutting edge class will offer you the best  outline of information you will find in any supervisor course throughout  the country. Our instructors teach from experience and have the resumes  to back it up.  The main content the course covers is as follows:


K9 Legal Updates

Supervisor Legal Updates

Handler Selection

Problem Handlers

K9 Selection

K9 Unit Pro’s and Con’s

Why K9 Units Fail

SWAT vs. K9 (Liability vs Reality)

Critical Incident Review

K9 Unit Record Keeping

Class Scenarios (A hands on approach)

K9 Deployment Review


Many  other topics discussed and time is allotted to ensure sufficient time  to deal with questions specific to your agency. Trainer selection,  training program selection and monitoring will also be among the topics  as well as the importance of unit audits and the upcoming trend of body  worn cameras for K9 deployments.

What Attendees Have Said About This Program

  • The Instructors knowledge and insight into the supervision of K-9 teams in both large and small agencies.
  • The interaction between instructor and the students.
  • The interaction between the class and the instructor.
  • Group exercises and open discussion.
  • Scenario based training.
  • Information is very useful.
  • Excellent knowledge base from the instructor and great opportunity for networking.
  • All questions were answered satisfactorily and the instructor could give examples of the things he taught.
  • The wide variety of topics and the vast knowledge of the instructor. It was also great networking with other agencies.
  • Course was based on documentation and hands on experience from past experience.
  • The practical group exercises. It gave me a lot to think about and facilitated networking.
  • I appreciated the interaction the group discussions facilitated  between supervisors. I gained a lot of valuable information and  perspective from the folks at my table.
  • I enjoyed the group projects. Its interesting to hear how other departments do/handle things.
  • The wealth of knowledge provided to me from the instructor. Mr.  Cloward had a wonderful way of keeping the class’s attention and  projecting his years of experience in a manner that made me feel  comfortable and not awkward about my lack of experience.
Attendees of Supervisors Program for K9 training

Top Dog Police K9 Training and Consulting, LLC

19091 CA Hwy 120
Ripon, CA 95366

Phone: 209-596-4336

Email: toppdog97@yahoo.com


Mon 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Tue 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wed 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thu 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Our Partners

Kats K9
Roy Allen Manufacturing
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