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Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Apprehension Canine Response To Use Of Force Or Resistance Policy, Attack Dog Deployment Use Of Force Expert, Bomb K 9 Dog Trainer Deployment Expert, Canine Currency Dog Trainer Sniff Protocol Standards, Dangerous Dog Expert, Detector Dog Deployment Expert, Drug Money Dog Canine Trainer Deployment Expert, Human Scent Detector Tracking Canine Expert, K9 Dog Currency Money Sniff Standards Protocol, Law Enforcement Service Dog Expert, Narcotic Canine Dog Trainer Deployment Policy, Patrol Service Tracking Canine Dog Use Of Force Deployment Policy Expert, Police Apprehension Sniffer K9 Expert,

Experience:

 

2004 to current:  Expert’s Dog Service
Consulting on issues (criminal and civil) regarding dogs, training and law enforcement.  Also owns and operates an electronic pet fence business.

1988 to 2004:    
Expert’s Dog Service
Founder and President of company.  Solicit contracts, select dogs, train dogs and law enforcement officers in all aspects of police canine law enforcement, including but not limited to patrol functions, drug, explosive and arson detection, and tracking.  Retired from training.

1988 to 1990    
Saline County Sheriff’s Office, Wilber, NE
Responsibilities: Road Deputy, Dual-Purpose Dog Handler (drug/patrol)

1987 to 1988:    
Alabama Canine Law Enforcement Officers Training Center.
Tuscaloosa, AL  Senior Instructor.  Instructional Responsibilities included:  Train new staff instructors; train law enforcement students from foreign countries in explosive detection and patrol functions.  Supervision of staff instructors.

1979 to 1987:    
Laramie Police Department, Wyoming.
Laramie, WY  Supervisor:  Chief Jerry Overman, retired
Responsibilities:  Patrol Officer.  Dual-purpose dog handler (drug/patrol).  Tactical team member (entry team/sniper).  Field Training Officer.  Full Time.

Education:
Shelton State Community College 1988
Tuscaloosa, AL 
Associate of Science Degree            
Shelton State Community College 1986
Police Canine Science     Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Certified Instructor/Canine Law Enforcement
Chadron State College 1976-1978
Chadron, NE 
Criminal Justice Major
Left to take job with Laramie Police Department on 21st birthday
                        
Milford High School 1972-1976
High School Diploma
Milford, NE  68405
Vitae

 

Law Enforcement Training
1989    
Side Handle Baton Instructor Trainer 
Nebraska State Patrol, Lincoln, NE                

1983    Emergency Vehicle Operations Course
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

Defensive Tactics Instructor Trainer
Nebraska State Patrol, Lincoln, NE                    
PR-24 Training
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

Peace Officer Status Transfer
Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center    
Special Weapons and Tactics
Grand Island, NE
FBI, Green River, WY

1988    
Practitioner Lecturer                    
Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY    

1982    Special Weapons and Tactics            
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

1986    
Instructor Development
Criminal Psychology
Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY            

First Line Supervision                    
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO

1981    Police Training and Evaluation            
Lakewood Dept. of Public Safety, Lakewood, CO

Domestic Terrorism and National Security                
DanCor LTD., Ft. Collins, CO

Radar Operators Course                
Wyoming Highway Patrol, Cheyenne, WY

1985    
Wyoming Criminal Law and Procedure                
Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY

Police Civil Liabilities                
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

Semi-Automatic Firearms                        
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

Police Defensive Tactics Kuboton/PR-24                
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

Critical Incident/Post Shooting Trauma            
Longmont Police Dept., Longmont, CO    

1980    Crisis Intervention and Stress Management            
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

CPR Recertification                        
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

Crisis Intervention                
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

1984    
Techniques of Interrogation                
Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY        
1979    Advanced DWUI Enforcement
Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY

1983
Kuboton Training                            
Laramie Police Dept., Laramie, WY

Peace Officer Basic Course            
Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, WY

POLICE SERVICE DOG SCHOOLS

1991          
Patrol Dog Judge,         
Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training, Salt Lake City, UT
Detector Dog Judge        

Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training, Salt Lake City, UT
Explosive Detector Dog Judge,     

Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training, Salt Lake City, UT

1986       
Instructor Canine Law Enforcement, Alabama Canine Law Enforcement Officers Training Center
Tuscaloosa, AL

1984       
Advanced Service Dog Training,     
Landespolizeischule fur Diensthundefuhrer, 
Stukenbrock, Germany

1982    
Basic Service Dog Handlers Course, Cascade County Canine Academy
 Great Falls, MT

POLICE SERVICE DOG TRAINING SEMINARS

1990    
Legal Issues                     
United States Police Canine Association
Des Moines, IA

1985
Legal Aspects/Scent Discrimination        
United States Police Canine Association
Lakewood, CO

1984    
Canine Officer Survival Seminar            
PSP America & Eagle County Sheriff’s Office
Eagle, CO

Polizeischutzhundprufung Mini-Course         
PSP America &Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy
Douglas, WY

1983    
Polizeischutzhundprufung Lehrgang
PSP America & Rock Springs Police Dept.
Rock Springs, WY

Polizeischutzhundprufung Mini-Course        
PSP America
Independence, KS

Tracking Seminar                    
United States Police Canine Association
Denver, CO

Police Canine Seminar        
Deutsche Schutzhundschule
Larkspur, CO

GUEST LECTURER/TRAINER

1992     
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Dept.
Jacksonville, FL    

1991    
Offutt Air Force Base
Omaha, NE

1990
PPCT International Seminar    
United States Police Canine Association
St. Louis, MO            
        
    
Nebraska Dog Handlers Association
Aurora, NE

1989     
Utah Peace Officers Standards & Training
Salt Lake City, UT

1986    
Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office                                    
Syracuse, NY                                           
                                                    

MAJOR CONTRACTS

1999     
Selected to train nine drug detector dog teams for the Minnesota State Patrol expanding the program to a total of ten service dog teams, all trained by Detector Dogs International, Inc.

1996    
Initiated the first dual-purpose service dog program for the Omaha Police Dept., Omaha, NE

1993                 
Revitalize service dog program for Kansas Highway Patrol, expanding the program from drug dog
only teams to dual-purpose dog teams and initiated their first explosive detector dog team.

1991-93            
U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration Inspections
Sole vendor selected to provide all trained detector dog teams (79).

1990-2003        
South Dakota Highway Patrol
Provided all drug and dual-purpose dogs, handler training and recertification of teams.

1988-93      
Nebraska State Patrol
Provided all trained dual purpose dog teams (11) and trained instructor.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

1996-current    
Evaluates pets, and trains owners and their pets with regard to operant conditioning and pet containment systems.

1991-93    
Trained and supervised training of 79 detector dog teams for the U.S. Border Patrol.  Judged the teams 
according to the West German Police standards.  Also trained handlers and dogs from other agencies      for various duty tasks.

1987-88    
Alabama Canine Law Enforcement Officers Training Center, Instructor accomplishments:
Trained two new staff instructors while training and supervising the training of 30 dual-purpose
(explosive/patrol) dog teams for the Kuwait National Guard

Trained six explosive detector dog teams and one supervisor from Ecuador as part of the United States Department of State Anti-Terrorist Assistance Program.

Trained six explosive detector dog teams and one supervisor from Bolivia as part of the United States Department of State Anti-Terrorist Assistance Program.

Judged explosive detector dog teams from Columbia & Ecuador according to standards established by employer.

Trained eight explosive detector dog teams and three supervisors from Columbia as part of the United States Department of State Anti-Terrorist Assistance Program.

Trained four explosive detector dog teams and three supervisors from Qatar as part of the United States Department of State Anti-Terrorist Assistance Program.

 


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