When: May 12th, 2013 – May 16th, 2014
Location: Knoxville, TN
When: October 24th, 2013 – October 30th, 2014
Location: MUTC Indiana
Accreditation for Instructor, Trainer and Master Trainer need applications filed (electronically and on thumb drive) with the Secretary and sub committee chairs 60 days prior to meeting. Check website after April 15th for announcement of new administrative changes. Thanks everybody, stay safe.
–Richard L. McQueary, IPWDA
The International Police Workdog Assoc will be conducting it's 2nd annual Tennessee Workshop and will be hosted by the Knoxville Police Department. The workshop will provide the opportunity to certify in obedience, aggression control, tracking/trailing, building and area searches, as well as Narcotics and Explosive Detection. Teams will also have the opportunity to problem solve, and participate in scenario based training in all phases.
IPWDA Master Trainer and Trainers will provide instruction to the attending teams.
You need not be a member of IPWDA to attend the workshop and to be apart of the training, however, any team wishing to certify must be a current member of the International Police Workdog Association.
The Indiana State Police Alliance and the citizens of Indiana lost a hero yesterday. K-9 Kilo was killed in the line of duty. Kilo’s handler was Nathan Abbott and their tour of duty with the ISP started January 5, 2007. Together they have spent the past six and one half years protecting all Hoosiers. Kilo will be missed by those who worked with him and those he protected. Read More
Fayetteville North Carolina
On February 5, 2014, Officers with the Fayetteville Police Departments Narcotics unit, Gang and Gun Violence Unit and K-9 Handler Harding with K-9 Maize conducted a buy/bust operation on a Mr. Marcus Moore. Mr. Moore was taken into custody without incident and a vehicle sniff was conducted on his 2007 Honda Accord. K-9 Maize alerted on the glove box of the vehicle and the passenger floor board resulting in the location of a hidden compartment and 2 kilos of Cocaine. Read More
Police Work Dog Teams from around the world recently traveled to Butlerville, Indiana to take part in the 2012 International Police Work Dog Association National Workshop which provides training and certification opportunities for the work dog teams. Read the Article >>
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A Hoke County, NC sheriff's dog barked furiously at a fire to alert his owner and save the deputy's family.