Courses and Training

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Search and Patrol Services



At Alabama Canine LEOTC, we provide world class search and patrol services including, but not limited to, Explosive detection search teams, Narcotic Detection search teams, Police/Security Patrol teams, Electronic Detection (Cell phone) search teams Accelerant Detection teams, Canine program creation and management, and Canine consulting and training services. We are also pleased to announce that we will be a Third-Party Canine Cargo (3PK9-C) provider as well as a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) approved Certified Cargo Screening Facility – K9 (CCSF-K9) provider. We will be certified and able to perform TSA approved searches for Cargo.

We also, work closely with certification and validation personnel for these tasks. Since Owner Ricky Farley founded Alabama Canine, in addition to our search and patrol services team, led by K9 Program Manager Joshua Sullivan, we have worked for private companies as well as local, state, federal agencies, and foreign countries/ governments on projects like those mentioned above.


Detection Courses



Courses offered include: explosives, narcotics and accelerant detection.

Dogs and handlers that complete these courses will be expertly trained in detection and prepared to excel in any law enforcement detection situation.


Handler Courses



FAlabama Canine offers a range of handler courses. Our dogs are fully trained and ready to begin working with their new handler. We also offer dual handler/ explosive detection courses.

In addition to handler courses, we also offer courses in police service dog handler training, advanced handler training and advanced tracking.


Administrator Courses



This course is designed for K-9 supervisors ranging from Unit Supervisors all the way to Chiefs and/or Sheriffs.

The topics covered include, but are not limited to,tracking procedures, building searches, requirements and rationale for maintenance training, handler compensation required by the FLSA, patrol and narcotics case laws, instructions and reasons for properly maintaining training records, preparation for the courtroom, post-bite interviews, and proper procedures after K-9 apprehension.