Central Indiana K9 Association should be your first stop when searching for training opportunities.  In addition to quarterly training events for Central Indiana, we are thrilled to share the following events for you as well.


Sept 25 – 29, 2022 | Training

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Bloodhound Seminar

Sponsored by CIK9

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
Indiana Diabetes Youth Camp
5050 E 211th St, Noblesville, IN 46062

COST: $200 (20 working spots) – includes all meals

40 hours of class and field work including scenario-based problems from instructors with 140 years of combined experience. Topics to include legal, medical and man trailing.



Contact Neal Hoard at [email protected] for registration form. Once registration is completed and received you will be notified of acceptance by August 1st, 2022. Do not send fees until notified of acceptance.


Oct 3-7, 2022 | Training

DLE K9 Seminar – Workshop / Certification

COST: $400/team, includes housing & meals

Muscatatuck Urban Training Center
4230 E Administration Dr, Butlerville, IN 47223

Indiana State Police
Lawrenceburg Police K9 Unit

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MT-3-day Event – Limited Spots – Problem Solving Every Day

  •  Bulk Narcotics
  • Bulk Explosives
  • Tactical simunition training
  • Scenario based training
  • Practical Tracking with John Ivey
  • Night Tracks / Traffic Stops
  • Current Blasting Technology and Explosives with Austin Powder
  • Lecture on the Odor of Explosives with John V Goodpastor, PhD
  • Odor Print Training Aids with Precision Explosives
  • EOD Scenarios with Cpl Michael Sarchet
  • K9 Nutritional Seminar with Kinetic Feed
  • Introduction to muzzle
  • Directional Search / Tactical Obedience
  • And much, much more!



Oct 12-13, 2022 | Training

Canine Legal Updates and Opinions Seminar
Patrol Dog and Narcotic-Contraband Dog Detection

COST:  $225/Seat

To be invoiced please email or call Jennifer at: 630-361-4632 [email protected]

Carmel City Hall
One Civic Square, Carmel, IN 46032

Sheepdog Guardian Consulting

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This two-day (16hr) seminar covers topics including police service patrol dog operations, narcotic-contraband detection dog operations, and relevant case law related to the Supreme court of the United States, United States Court of appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the State of Indiana.

Any agency member is welcome to attend—topics geared towards police service and working dog handlers and trainers of patrol and narcotic-contraband detection dogs.  Agency attorneys, prosecutors, supervisors, and administrators are also encouraged and welcome.

Officers who successfully complete this course will receive Law Enforcement Training Board CE credit of 16 hours. 

K9: Use of Force and Search & Seizure Narcotic-contraband

      • Supreme Court of the United States
      • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
      • Indiana Law

 K9 Industry Standards

      • Certification
      • Indiana – specific
      • Discipline – specific
      • Training

Oct 21, 2022 | Training

Multi-Agency K9 Training
Explosives – Narcotics – Apprehension – SAR

Avon Middle School
1251 N Dan Jones Rd, Avon, IN 46123

Transportation Security Administration
Indiana Explosive Detection Canine Program
Central Indiana K9 Association

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This event is open to all Federal, State and Local K9 Teams. K9 Handlers are encouraged to invite their agency’s trainers and command staff to attend so that they may provide individual feedback to their teams. There will be trainers representing all disciplines from the public and private sectors running multiple training scenarios throughout the day.

Any agency trainers who would like to assist or even run a scenario of their own design are encouraged to include that info when they RSVP. Handlers are advised to bring with them any specialized gear required for their particular discipline.

• For additional information please contact TSA Trainer Eric Hood at 317-665-0180.

• Please RSVP with agency name, handler name, and K9 specialty to
[email protected] by 10/16. Participation will be limited to the first 100 teams to register.