Canine Officer K9 Handler

Kamryn Wall

Defination

  • law enforcement professionals who partner with police dogs in the execution of their duties. Canine officers agree to the additional responsibility of training and caring for their police K9 dogs.
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Salary

  • Virginia beach- $43,280.
  • California- $82,000
  • North Carolina- $56,130

Growth Expectancy

2012-2022

5% (police and detectives, all fields)

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Collages

  • Florida State, Tallahassee FL
  • NC State, NC
  • UNC Charlotte ,University of North Carolina

Need for Police Officers

In need of hundreds or more Police Officers and Canine Officers in every state
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Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • A bachelor's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, forensic science

Police Training

  • first become a police or law enforcement officer with a federal, state or local agency
  • train for several months at their regional police academy or at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for federal billet
  • state and federal laws, firearms operations, investigative techniques, vehicle operations and physical fitness
  • K-9 training course to certify as a K-9 officer.
K9 Hard Hitting Takedowns and Apprehensions