Trainer Bob Suarez Biography

• Certified IFRI Trainer/Evaluator for Narcotics, Explosives, Cadaver and Wildlife

• Certified USPCA Trainer

• Law Enforcement Officer

• Certifying official for NNDDA in Patrol and Narcotics

• Certifying judge for AWD in Patrol, Narcotics, and Explosives

• Tennessee Post instructor for K9

• USPCA President of Region 8 (East TN)

• Trained or co-trained over 1,000 dogs in the areas of Patrol, SWAT applications, Jail Entry Applications, Tracking, Drug Detection, Explosive Detection, Accelerant Detection, Cadaver Detection, Wildlife Detection, Evidence Recovery, Building/Area Search, Agility, Criminal Apprehension, Basic, Advanced, and Tactical Obedience, Search and Rescue

• Taught over 100 K9 handler’s courses on Patrol, Drug Detection, Explosive Detection, Tracking, etc.

• Lead instructor for several K9 seminars

• Certified handler in Patrol, Drug Detection, Cadaver Detection, Explosive Detection, and Tracking under USPCA, NNDDA, AWD, FDLE, and IFRI

• Licensed DEA K9 researcher

• Narcotics investigation/K9 handler

• SWAT operator certified

• Certified dignitary protection detail officer

• Certified and testified as an expert in reference to police service dogs in 6th Circuit Federal Court

• Written K9 SOPs for law enforcement agencies

• Managed 10 team unit

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