Police Service Dog (PSD) K9 Certification Standards & Official K9 Courses - Conducted by K9 Working Dogs International

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Our training Courses & Certification / Assessment Standards Exceed All Nationally Recognized Certification Standards, which include the below outlined Associations standards of certification.

We do not endorse or recommend any one particular standard, as we believe there are positive areas of assessment in each of them, and varying regions of the United States provide localized access and opportunity for K9 Unit's ongoing certification. Remember to always consider how the US Courts (SCOTUS, etc.) view certification standards, and how reliability is assessed and validated.
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NORT (National Odor Recognition Testing Standard - US Federal Govt. / Recognized)

(North American Police Work Dog Association)

(National Police Canine Association)

(National Narcotic Detector Dog Association)

(United States Police Canine Association)

(International Police Work Dog Association)

K9 Unit's should be well-versed and assessed Quarterly on practical proficiency first and foremost, with field trial and routine-exercize-based certifications Annually.

Next Classes Starting:

FALL 2019 / WINTER 2020

K9 Course Info & Outlines:

Police K9 Handler Training & National Certification Courses:

for Course Outline

*Tuition Fee:
$2,590.00 to $10,360.00
($25.90 per course credit hour)

2 Weeks to 8 Weeks
Total Hours:
100-200 Detection (Tracking optional)
200-400 Detection & Patrol (Tracking optional)

POST Credit Hours for Handlers / Officers that must meet requirements for State or POST Certification.

Officer Training Boot-Camp & National Certification Courses

for Course Outline

*Tuition Fee:
$2,795.00 (Single Purpose: Detection / Tracking)
$3,795.00 (Multi Purpose: Patrol / Detection / Tracking)
($46.58 to $63.25 per course credit hour)

1 Week
Total Hours: 60
Note: For Annual Recertification / or K9 Handlers with a Mimimum of 5 Years Relevant Experience being paired and Certified with a New K9 Partner from K9wdi.

POST Credit Hours for Handlers / Officers that must meet requirements for State or POST Certification.

Instructor / K9 Unit Supervisor / K9 Trainer Course with National Certification

for Course Outline

*Tuition Fee: $5,180.00

($25.90 per course credit hour)

4 Weeks
Total Hours: 200
For Officers / Supervisors that will oversee and manage the K-9 Unit and be responsible for remedial continuation training, performance, and certifications of Officer/Handler K-9 Unit Teams within their Agency, and/or region.


*Note: Tuition Pricing does not include Meals. On-site Lodging is included on availability at K9wdi, or ranges from $49 to $129 per night at local Hotels within 25+/- minute driving distance.

Please contact us for details on our K9 Handler Training Courses & Boot-Camps!

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Officer / K9 Handler Training, , Advanced Tactical & Interdiction Courses that will ensure optimum performance and proficiency on the Streets and in Court, to truly impact the Community you serve!

Meeting State & National Certification Standards:

Official K9 Training Course Schedule

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