Central Indiana K9 Association Training Program strives to assist, unite, and promote all working K9 Teams across Central Indiana, to accomplish through enhanced training, education, performance the overall professionalism of K9 Teams.


  • Assist in the exchange of information and ideas related to Working K9 tactics, techniques, and to further the networking and interrelationship of working K9 Teams in Central Indiana.
  • Facilitate educational material & training through publications, visual aids, and training seminars.
  • Maximize the benefits of the Law Enforcement K9 unit for the protection and service to both the handler and the citizens we serve.



  • Four (4) quarterly training seminars partnering with host law enforcement agencies showcasing CIK9 services.
  • CIK9 will become a premier organization for the facilitation of K9 training in Central Indiana.
    • minimize the cost to agencies in our geographical location by offering local training without the need for travel
    • provide utilization of specialized equipment that will be housed at the permanent training facility in the future
    • encourage sharing of information, ideas & networking of K9 Teams to enhance K9 Teams’ education, skills, and professionalism.




WHEN: October 19-21

WHERE:  Whitestown PD, 6210 Veterans Drive, Whitestown IN 46075

COST: $35 per person (event limited to 40 participants)


This will be a 3-day seminar covering aspects of K9 first aid and K9 legal updates and opinions. 

Day one will be presented by Kits For K9s, with focused training on first aid and trauma care by handlers for their K9 partners. Each handler will receive a free first aid kit ($125 value) as part of the training. Please only pick 1 session, am or pm session. 

Day two and three  will be presented by Sheepdog Guardian Consulting, tailored to our jurisdictions, and will emphasize on 2 aspects: K9 industry standards (training, certification, state-specific and discipline-specific) K9 Use of Force, Search & seizure, and Supervisor Liability case law.