K-9 Operations and the Law

K-9 Operations and the Law

• A MUST HAVE for ALL K9 Handlers, K9 Trainers, Instructors & K9 Supervisors
• No Travel or Added Expenses
• Work at your Own Pace
• 24/7Access, from your computer and/or phone
• Certificate of Completion for 8 hours of K9 Operations and the Law
• Written for Law Enforcement
• Easy to Follow and Understand

Course Objectives and Features

Not simply a legal update session, this course takes a dynamic approach to educating police canine handlers, trainers and supervisors on current criminal and civil laws which govern the performance of their duties. K9 legalities, both case law and statutory law, are in constant evolution. In addition to officer safety issues, that law evolution may cause changes in our K9 Tactics and Operations.

Representative Topics Covered

• 4TH Amendment Overview
• K-9 Vehicle Sniffs
• Tracking Evidence
• Use of Force in Deployment of K9
• K-9 Pre-Deployment Warnings
• K-9 Record Keeping and Report Writing K-9 In the Era of Marijuana Legalization
• Avoiding and Defending the Civil Lawsuit Fair Labor Standards Act
• Supervisory Liability
• K-9 Certification Standards
• K-9 Failure to Train Issues
• Mutual Aid Agreements Involving K-9
• K-9, Community Relations and The Law

Length of Online Course: Designed to be 8 hours of Training

Certificate of Completion 8 hours of Training

Cost: $149.00

Course Author: John M. Peters

Training & Experience: 40 years experience as a practicing attorney in police litigation and appeals.


K-9 Operations and the Law
(Military or Private Company/Vendor)
There is no formal agreement with enrollment. The tuition is not refundable. The tuition will only be refundable if the student trainee does not meet the for mentioned program criteria. There will be then a deposit, and credit refund, cost of $250.00 deducted, with the remaining tuition reimbursed back to the student in a reasonable amount of time. Once you submit this form, you will be directed to submit payment via PayPal. Once payment is received, your application will be sent to Admissions.



Please complete the enrollment agreement to enroll in the K-9 Operations and the Law.  Paying the enrollment tuition will reserve your place in the program, as your references and other criteria are being confirmed.

If you have questions about your enrollment deposit or next steps, please contact
Admissions at (925) 997-3122 or email dorn@k9stac.com.


The initial course fee is $149.00, which includes the most current K-9 related legal updates, articles and trainings.

After completion of K-9 Operations and the Law, you will receive Certificate of Completion and access to download the K-9 Operations and the Law Manual.

K-9 Operations and the Law 02/08/2017