Vohne Liche Kennels - Training


  • Basic Course

  • Single Purpose Narcotic/Explosive

  • Dual Purpose Narcotic/Explosive

  • Patrol Dog Course

  • Re-certification Course

  • Trainers Course

  • Seminars

  • Class Schedule



Basic Course

  • We have 5 to 6 Classes per year. Our Single and Dual Purpose detector dog courses are the backbone of our Kennels training as many as 100 teams a year. Our classes are designed by and built for the street level K-9 handler. Classes can be private and tailored to your unit with the purchase of 5 or more dogs. We will also travel to your facility for on site training and re-certification.

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Single Purpose Narcotic/Explosive Course

3 Week Course

  • Instructors for this course have been certified by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board. The staff of Vohne Liche kennels will identify the best placation for this course based on area interest and host site availability. The following methods will be used:
    • Orientation
    • Grooming and Health
    • First Aid/Safety
    • Narcotic/Explosive Overview
    • Odor Characteristics
      • Vacuums
      • Contours (Odor Travel)
    • Leash Control
    • Narcotic/Explosive Searching
    • Legal Update
    • Detection Searches
      • Buildings
      • Vehicle
      • Warehouse
      • Area
    • Obedience
    • Scenarios
    • Final Examination

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Dual Purpose Narcotic/Explosive

6 Week Course

  • Orientation
  • Grooming and Health
  • First Aid/Safety
  • Narcotic/Explosive Overview
  • Odor Characteristics
    • Vacuums
    • Contours (Odor Travel)
  • Leash Control
  • Narcotic/Explosive Searching
  • Legal Update
  • Detection Searches
    • Buildings
    • Vehicle
    • Warehouse
    • Area
  • Tracking
  • Obedience
  • Handler Protection
  • Building Search
  • Area Search
    • Wooded
    • Industrial
    • Open
  • Control
  • Vehicle Bail Outs
  • Vehicle Extraction
  • Gunfire
  • Scenarios
  • Decoy Techniques
  • E-Collar Basics
  • Final Examination

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Patrol Courses

4 Week Course

  • Orientation
  • Grooming and Health
  • First Aid/Safety
  • Leash Control
  • Handler Protection
    • Building Search
    • Open Area Search
    • Wooded Area Search
    • Industrial
  • Control
  • Vehicle Bail Outs
  • Vehicle Extractions
  • Gunfire
  • Scenarios
  • Decoy Techniques
  • E-Collar Basics
  • Final Examination

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Recertification Courses

Purpose

  • This program has been designed by the Vohne Liche Kennels staff with the purpose of testing and re-certifying any law enforcement canine team in accordance with the testing procedures used in the Vohne Liche Kennels Basic Patrol and Detector Dog Program.

 

Course Overview

  • The focus of the course will primarily be to verify the effectiveness of working canine handlers and their dogs, and to support them in their ongoing efforts to keep canine teams at the highest level of team performance through ongoing practical verification.car

 

Course Goals

  • The goal of this course is to test the effectiveness and to certify and counsel canine teams in the areas of patrol techniques and narcotics detection, in accordance with the 6 week basic canine course. It is also intended as a problem solving period for identifying and resolving difficulties practicing canine teams may encounter.

 

Course Prerequisites

  • This course will be offered to currently practicing canine teams who have completed a basic canine school. Teams may have received training from programs other than the Vohne Liche Kennels Basic Patrol and Detector Dog Program.

 

Methods of Evaluation

  • Canine teams will be expected to pass a series of practical exercises currently used as a part of the Basic Canine Officer Program. A detailed explanation of the practical exercises appears in the Unit Description section.

 

Methods of Instruction

  • Instructors for this course have been certified by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board. The staff of Vohne Liche kennels will identify the best placation for this course based on area interest and host site availability. The following methods will be used:
    • In-class lecture
    • Practical exercises and discussion
    • Evaluations, both written and verbal, of the team's performance

 

Course Requirements/Grading Policy

  • Canine teams that successfully complete the series of practical exercises will receive re-certification. This certification is valid for one year from the date of testing.

 

Academic Integrity

  • Vohne Liche Kennels supports a strict policy on academic integrity. Teams will be evaluated and counseled by canine teaching professionals who regularly train police canine teams.

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Trainers Course

Three Week Basic Odor Imprintation Course

  • You will be assigned four “green” dogs. Together with me you will complete their odor imprintation. After successful imprintation, we will begin the second phase of their detector work. This encompasses teaching the dogs to hunt in various practical applications. Training will focus on these key points:
    • Odor characteristics
    • Imprintation
    • Leash control methods
    • Presentation
    • Rewards
    • Protocol training techniques
    • Problem solving for the dog and handler
    • Teaching the dog to hunt

 

Three Week Advanced Practical Application Course

  • This course is for the Instructor that wants to work on his/her skills working with Detector Dog Teams in practical applications. The student will co-instruct a three week Detector Dog Course working with up to 10 “green” students in all phases of Detector work.

 

Four Week Patrol Course

  • This course concentrates on Patrol Work. All phases of the following areas are included in the training:
    • Control
    • Decoy Techniques
    • Apprehension
    • Building search
    • Area search
    • Basic E-Collar
    • Obedience
    • Tracking

 

Six Week Complete Detection Course

  • This course combines the Three Week Basic and Three Week Advanced courses giving the Instructor the experience of taking “green” dogs from odor imprintation through practical application training with their new handlers.

 

Nine Week Dual Purpose Police Dog Course

  • This course combines all phases of Detector and Patrol Dog Training. This affords the instructor the opportunity to completely train several “green” dogs and handlers through all phases of Police Service Dog Training.

 

 

Required Gear List (Packing List)

Click here to download the Required Gear List

 

Costs

  • Three Week Basic Odor Imprintation Course
    • Call 765-985-2274 for more info.

 

  • Three Week Advanced Practical Application Course
    • Call 765-985-2274 for more info.

 

  • Four Week Patrol Course
    • Call 765-985-2274 for more info.

 

  • Six Week Complete Detection Course
    • Call 765-985-2274 for more info.

 

  • Nine Week Dual Purpose Police Dog Course
    • Call 765-985-2274 for more info.

 

  • Trainer's Course Recertification:
    • Call 765-985-2274 for more info.


Effective 2/16/2011


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Seminars

Who Should Attend

  • Full-time law enforcement officers, K-9 handlers, trainers and administrators of departments not presently utilizing narcotic detection dog teams but who are anticipating the implementation of such teams to their current K-9 unit. Seminars are extremely valuable for future planning.

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Updated 2015 Class Schedule.

Click here for up-to-date class schedule or call us at (765)985-2274, also email us at vlkcourses@vohneliche.com.