Police K9 Radio is hosted by Gregg Tawney and Rich Hartman. Gregg has 22 years of law enforcement experience, 15 of which were as a K9 handler. Gregg is also the owner of D-Tac K9 and is the trainer for 21 law enforcement agencies. Rich has 15 years of K9 handling experience and is a trainer for D-Tac K9. Together they will be interviewing some of the top trainers and experts in the police K9 community and will be sharing their insight and experiences with you.
#063 K9 and SWAT Integration PLUS and Interview with Mike Kmiecik (PK9R Legal Beagle)
Watch this episode and see the training videos on the YOUTUBE link :
Gregg and Rich discuss the proper way to integrate your police dog with SWAT and cover officers PLUS and interview with Mike Kmiecik about latest legal trends that are getting handlers in trouble.
#062 Will we LOSE Police Dogs?
Gregg and Rich discuss the current trends within the K9 Industry which could effect public perceptions and ultimately determine the future of police dogs.
The Training Tip of the Day
Interview with Bill Lewis from TacticalK9USA.com
Bill duscusses the current hot topic that is getting handlers in trouble. You dont want to miss this one!!
#061 Are ballistic vests KILLING dogs?
Check out this episode on YouTube!!
YOUTUBE LINK: https://youtu.be/IcPZ1QUuuac
Gregg and Rich discuss a new study on heated related illness as it relates to K9s wearing ballistic vests, a new scenario to run at training, the quote of the day and a few training tips. Also, Chris Oliver (Instagram K9furst_detection_training ) joins them on current trends within the detection world.
Also check out a couple Performance Enhancment podcasts from our K9 mates in Australia!
"Origin K9 Podcast" with Thomas Brown
"The Strong LIfe Project" with Shaun O'Gorman
Train Hard, Be Safe!
#060 Surviving Deadly K9 Encounters with Sgt. Kyle Shoeberg
This podcast can be seen on Youtube under the "Shots Fired Podcast"
Gregg and Rich sit down with Kyle Shoeberg (Current Police Sergeant and Co-Host of the Shots Fired Podcast) and discuss in detail one of his shootings that involved his K9 partner, Axel. Kyle credits K9 Axel with saving his life.
This episode covers important training points and learning lessons.
See the video footage of the shooting at the above link on Youtube!
#059 "The Interview" hosted by Tom Brown from "The Origin K9 Podcast"
In this episode Tom Brown of Origin K9 interviews Gregg about his successes and failures that spans thirty years in the K9 Industry.
In this candid interview the guys discuss Gregg's life and the progression of K9 training and his devlopement as a person, police officer, handler and trainer.
Check out Tom's social media and podcast! The Origin K9 Podcast and "Origin K9" on instagram. Great content from an authentic guy!
#058 Here comes the Rooster
Gregg and Rich are back with a new format. Shout out to Tuscon PD K9 for sharing a video on instagram involving a transition drill which spurs on a great conversation.......
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