Personnel Qualifications

Along with an annual police criminal records check, all of our handlers is required to complete the following courses prior to being eligible for certification and/or deployment:

Crime Scene Preservation Course;

HAZMAT Awareness Course,

Bloodborne Pathogens Course,

and ICS courses 100, 200, 700, and 800.

We also require our personnel to have first aid and CPR training (or higher).  Our personnel are also trained on search-specific aspects related to search and recovery operations such as rappelling, GPS/navigation, boat operation, and sonar.