Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
USCB-0016
Organization Course Number:
072501
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
7 weeks (280 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 introduction to law enforcement, homeland security, or animal behavior
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide the training and certification in all aspects of canine behavior, along with case law, handling, training and employing a passive indication detection canine. Canines are taught to detect the odors of currency and firearms.

Learning Outcomes:

  • identify the procedures for ensuring safe deployment of canine teams
  • be able to identify and apply proper case law in the deployment of a detection canine
  • interpret the instincts, drives and character traits seen in all canines as well as the causes of aggressive behavior and the precautions you should take with a canine

General Course Topics:

  • Currency and firearms training practices
  • Detection canine handling procedures
  • Reading detection canine
  • Deployment strategies and tactics
  • Currency and firearms detection canine case law
  • Court preparation
  • Canine liability
  • Canine team safety
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)

Minimum Passing Score:

80%
Supplemental Materials