Landheim Training & Boarding • Dyer, IN • 219-365-8897info@landheim.com

Police/K9 Training

Patrol – Format I

Landheim pre-trains a suitable dog. This dog will be trained to meet specifications for a patrol dog. The department then sends it’s officer through a four week handler course. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. This course is superior to other handler courses because of the amount of knowledge the handler receives. You get back a trained dogs as well as a trained officer. Format I is inclusive of the purchase of the dog, pre-training of the dog, all instruction, use of equipment, notebook, kenneling and board for the handler’s dog along with FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included.

Patrol – Format II

A department may send its own officer and dog both having received prior training from another source through a four week handler course. The dog must pass the Landheim selection test. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. Format II is inclusive of all instruction, use of equipment, notebook, kenneling and board of the officer’s dog along with FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included. In order to guarantee enrollment in the Patrol I or II course, Landheim must receive a signed contract from the department accompanied by a check or purchase order number for one-half of the contract price, six weeks prior to the first day of class. Any department may sign up by telephone but will not be guaranteed the class until contract and money or purchase order are received. Balance due at start of first class.

Narcotics – Format I (Passive or Aggressive Alert)

Landheim pre-trains a suitable dog. This dog will be trained to meet specifications for a narcotics detector dog. The department then sends it’s officer through a four week handler course. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. This course is superior to other handler courses because of the amount of knowledge the handler receives. You get back a trained dog as well as a trained officer. Format I is inclusive of the purchase of the dog, pre-training of the dog, all instruction, use of equipment, notebook, kenneling and board for the handler’s dog along with FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included.

Narcotics – Format II (Passive or Aggressive Alert)

A department may send its own officer and dog both having received prior training from another source through a four week handler course. The dog must pass the Landheim selection test. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. Format II is inclusive of all instruction, use of equipment, notebook, kenneling and board of the officer’s dog along with FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included. In order to guarantee enrollment in the Narcotics I or II course, Landheim must receive a signed contract from the department accompanied by a check or purchase order number for one-half of the contract price, six weeks prior to the first day of class. Any department may sign up by telephone but will not be guaranteed the class until contract and money or purchase order are received. Balance due at start of first class.

Explosive – Format I

Landheim pre-trains a suitable dog. This dog will be trained to meet specifications for an explosive detector dog. The department then sends it’s officer through a five week handler course. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. This course is superior to other handler courses because of the amount of knowledge the handler receives. You get back a trained dog as well as a trained officer. Format I is inclusive of the purchase of the dog, pre-training of the dog, all instruction, use of equipment, handler text, kenneling and board for the handler’s dog along with FREE maintenance training the first year, nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included. In order to guarantee enrollment in the Explosive course, Landheim must receive a signed contract from the department accompanied by a check or purchase order number for one-half of the contract price, six weeks prior to the first day of class. Any department may sign up by telephone but will not be guaranteed the class until contract and money or purchase order are received. Balance due at start of first class.

Arson – Format I

Landheim will conduct an Arson Detector dog training program. This program will allow the handler and a pre-trained dog to receive four weeks of arson detection training. This comprehensive training course will include classroom and extensive field work. Arson Format I is inclusive of all instruction, use of equipment, textbooks, purchase of dog, kenneling and board of officer’s dog along with FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Housing and food for the officer are not included. In order to guarantee enrollment in the Explosive course, Landheim must receive a signed contract from the department accompanied by a check or purchase order number for one-half of the contract price, six weeks prior to the first day of class. Any department may sign up by telephone but will not be guaranteed the class until contract and money or purchase order are received. Balance due at start of first class.

Equipment Packages

Complete equipment packages are available and are needed to train and maintain the unit. Pricing available upon request. We are distributors for Ray Allen Manufacturing featuring the finest in Police and Schutzhund training equipment, Tri-Tronics Electronic Training Collars, aluminum vehicle inserts and Bail-Out Systems with vehicle temperature monitors.

Certified with the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board 35-1775672

 

Please Call 219-365-8897 or fill out the contact form to get more information

Patrol/Narcotics Format I (Passive or Aggressive Alert)

Landheim pre-trains a suitable dog. This dog will be trained to meet the specifications for a police service dog and specification for a narcotics detector dog. The department then sends its officer through a six week handler course. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. This course is superior to other handler courses because of the amount of knowledge the handler receives. You get back a trained dog as well as a trained officer. Format I is inclusive of the purchase of the dog, pre-training of the dog, all instruction, use of equipment, and handler text along with FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included.

Patrol/Narcotics Format II (Passive or Aggressive Alert)

A department may send its own officer and dog both having received prior training from another source through a four week handler course. The dog must pass the Landheim selection test. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. Format II is inclusive of all instruction, use of equipment, and handler text and includes FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included.In order to guarantee enrollment in the Patrol/Narcotics I or II course, Landheim must receive a signed contract from the department accompanied by a check or purchase order number for one-half of the contract price, six weeks prior to the first day of class. Any department may sign up by telephone but will not be guaranteed the class until contract and money or purchase order are received. Balance due at start of first class.

Patrol/Explosives Format I

Landheim pre-trains a suitable dog. This dog will be trained to meet the specifications for a police service dog and specification for an explosive detector dog. The department then sends it’s officer through an six week handler course. This course includes both classroom and practical field work. This course is superior to other handler courses because of the amount of knowledge the handler receives. You get back a trained dog as well as a trained officer. Format I is inclusive of the purchase of the dog, pre-training of the dog, all instruction, use of equipment, and handler text, kenneling and board for the handler’s dog along with FREE maintenance training the first year; nominal fee thereafter. Classes are limited to six officers per session. Housing and food for the officer are not included.In order to guarantee enrollment in the Patrol/Explosives course, Landheim must receive a signed contract from the department accompanied by a check or purchase order number for one-half of the contract price, six weeks prior to the first day of class. Any department may sign up by telephone but will not be guaranteed the class until contract and money or purchase order are received. Balance due at start of first class.

Equipment Packages

Complete equipment packages are available and are needed to train and maintain the unit. Pricing available upon request. We are distributors for Ray Allen Manufacturing featuring the finest in Police and Schutzhund training equipment, Tri-Tronics Electronic Training Collars, aluminum vehicle inserts and Bail-Out Systems with vehicle temperature monitors.

Certified with the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board 35-1775672

 

Please Call 219-365-8897 or fill out the contact form to get more information

The Landheim Law Enforcement Training Center takes great pride in the quality of its training programs and staff. Our goal is to always offer the latest and best training available.The Instructor’s course is geared towards training an officer from your department in new, innovative methods of Police Dog Training. The Instructor Course, which is eight weeks in duration and entails 440 hours of instruction, is detailed with information concerning psychological evaluation of prospective K-9’s. This knowledge gives an excellent awareness of what limitations and potentials exist with your dog.

Instructor Course Outline

A. Apprehension

  • Drives and instinct as they pertain to apprehension
  • Fight drive vs. Prey drive
  • Review case laws concerning the use of Force Apprehension
  • Practicality and application of Reasonable Force Apprehension
  • Courtroom presentation and behavior
  • Muzzle training, theory and practice
  • Methods of instruction
  • Agitation techniques with muzzle, ring suit, civil, concealed an exposed sleeve
  • Equipment currently available for apprehension training
  • Building search tactics
  • Building entry techniques
  • Psychology use and training for the Three Phase Release
  • Control of apprehension scene
  • Build up work
  • Puppy agitation
  • Problem Solving
  • Directed Search
  • Handler defense
  • Tactical Deployment of Police Dogs in armed encounters.
  • Stressed decision making
  • Deployment of Police Dogs with Special Response Teams.
  • Use of Police Dogs in undercover or decoy operations
  • Maintaining safety on training grounds.

B. Tracking and Evidence Search

  • Theory of human scent vs. ground disturbance
  • Factual scientific research and conclusions
  • Physics of tracking
  • Preservation of criminal evidence by non-destructive indications
  • Ground scent vs. air scent
  • Courtroom presentation of evidence and testimony
  • Climate and conditions and effects on tracking
  • Methods of instruction
  • Training procedures for tracking dogs
  • Training and proper use of directed evidence
  • Voice inflection in tracking
  • Leash handling
  • Motivation and stimulation of the dogs Tracking Drive
  • Problem solving
  • Deployment and use of backups

C. Canine Psychology

  • Fundamental of Canine Psychology
  • Behavior evaluation
  • Drives and instincts relative to Police Dog pre-requisites
  • Solving problem behavior
  • Reward, conflict and stress relating to training
  • Use of conflict training

D. Anatomy and Conformation

  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Use and functions of vital organs
  • Orthopedic problems encountered by Police Service Dogs
  • In-depth study of olfactory system
  • Emergency canine First Aid
  • Basic life support
  • Genetic and breed characteristics
  • Problem recognition within breeds
  • Basic understanding of proponent bloodlines

E. Canine Unit Administration

  • Documentation of training
  • Budgeting
  • Establishing policy and procedures
  • Handler selection
  • Staff
  • Training standards and practices
  • Civil liability
  • Vicarious liability
  • Case review
  • Kennel set-up and management
  • Daily maintenance, nutrition, vaccinations, etc.
  • Disease control
  • Vehicle set-up (safety and practicality)
  • Established Police and civilian canine
  • Public relations with community groups and media
  • Participation with civilian canine organizations
  • Use of video recorder for critique and documentation purposes

Instructor Course Formats

Format I

Landheim will conduct an eight week Instructor Training Program where your officer will receive training to prepare him to handle the training and retraining needs of your department’s K-9. This in-depth training course will include classroom, written exams and field work. Tuition for this course includes the purchase of a dog, all instruction, use of equipment, notebooks, kenneling and board of the dog. This does not include food and lodging for the officer.

Format II

You may choose to send your officer to our eight week Instructor School and not purchase a dog. The tuition does not including housing or food for the officer.

Format III

Landheim will conduct an Instructor School, four weeks in duration, for either Patrol or Detector. Cost for the course is determined by Patrol or Detector courses and whether or not a dog is purchased. This does not include food or lodging for your handler.

 

Please Call 219-365-8897 or fill out the contact form to get more information