Police Training

Canine Academy Training Center offers a wide range of canine related training courses for law enforcement.

Note: If you are a private company in Texas you must have a DPS class C license and a DEA license to purchase a narcotic canine. We background check all individuals who come to our courses

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Basic Narcotic Detection
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Basic Canine Tracking
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Advanced Narcotic Detection
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Basic Narcotic Detection

Each Department purchasing a Detector dog from Canine Academy Training Center must attend this course. It is designed to teach the first time Handler the in's and out's of learning how to use their canine to their maximum potential. Course instruction includes temperament requirements of a dog; basic principles of dog training; scent and effects of temperature, humidity and air currents; training drills; building, vehicle, and open area searches; and health care of the animal. Departments who need to have a new handler trained with an existing dog will also find this course helpful. This course is a two week program. There is optional NNDDA certification available at the end of the course.

Advanced Narcotic Handler

It is designed to teach the Handlers the in's and out's of learning how to use their canine to their maximum potential. Course instruction includes temperament requirements of a dog; basic principles of dog training; scent and effects of temperature, humidity and air currents; training drills; building, vehicle, and open area searches; and health care of the animal.  In this course the searches are more difficult in nature, making both the handler and the canine learn new ways to search regular areas. Locations include stadiums, army surplus vehicles, busses, tractor trailers, warehouses, hidden compartments in vehicles and other appropriate locations. This course is also available to Departments who need to have advanced handler training with an existing dog will also find this course helpful. This course is a one week program.

Dual Purpose Handler

Each Department purchasing a Dual Purpose (Patrol/Narcotic Detector) dog from Canine Academy Training Center must attend this course. It is designed to teach the first time Handler the in's and out's of learning how to use their canine to their maximum potential. Course instruction includes temperament requirements of a dog; basic principles of dog training; scent and effects of temperature, humidity and air currents; training drills; building, vehicle, and open area searches; and health care of the animal. Departments who need to have a new handler trained with an existing dog will also find this course helpful. This course is a three week program. There is optional NNDDA certification available at the end of the course.

Basic Canine Tracking

It is designed to teach the Canine Handler who needs to learn Tracking. Students will learn the in's and out's of learning how to use their canine to their maximum potential. Course instruction includes tracking vs. trailing, air patterns and human scent theory, wilderness tracking and city tracking, item recovery and other information needed to have a successful tracking canine. Departments who need to have a new handler trained with an existing dog will also find this course helpful. Tracking will be held outdoors, indoors, brushy areas, city areas. This course is a one week program.

Advanced Canine Tracking

It is designed to teach the Canine Handler who needs to learn Tracking. Students will learn the in's and out's of learning how to use their canine to their maximum potential. Course instruction includes tracking vs. trailing, air patterns and human scent theory, wilderness tracking and city tracking, item recovery and other information needed to have a successful tracking canine. Departments who need to have a new handler trained with an existing dog will also find this course helpful. Tracking will be held outdoors, indoors, brushy areas, city areas. This course is a one week program.