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K-9 In-service Training

Posted: Jan 15, 2020 10:58 AM
Updated: Jan 24, 2020 2:04 PM

Bossier Sheriff Julian is pleased to announce the first-ever K-9 In-service Training at the Sheriff’s Firing Range in Plain Dealing on Monday and Tuesday. Sgt. Daniel Talley, BSO’s K-9 supervisor and one of only a few certified Master Trainers of Police K-9s in our area, conducted the training.

“This in-service training is being offered to re-certify K-9 teams in their yearly requirements and to make them the most professional K-9 teams serving their community,” said Sgt. Talley.

Sheriff Whittington believes this training is crucial for the area's law enforcement agencies. “Having this training here and having Sgt. Talley as a certified trainer is huge for us and for the surrounding agencies,” said Sheriff Whittington. “Agencies can send their teams here and get the same training they would get at another facility and possibly lose their patrol status due to travel status and distance, which makes Bossier the better choice when it comes to training their K-9 teams.”

The training is part of the annual training for P.O.S.T. (Police Officers Standardized Training) certified officers, along with their K-9 partners.

All three K-9 teams from the Bossier Sheriff Office and four teams from Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office attended the training that conducted scenario-based training to help both the handler and K-9.