Police Dog Associations
The United States Police Canine Association
North American Police Work Dog Association
The Heart of America Police Dog Association (HAPDA)
National Police Canine Association (NPCA)
Western States Police Canine Association
Arizona Law Enforcement Canine Association
Connecticut Police Work Dog Association
Virginia Police Work Dog Association
Kansas Police Dog Association
Los Angeles Police County Association (LAPCA)
New Zealand Police Services: Police Dogs
Training Center Websites*
Southwind Kennels, Inc.
Eden & Ney Associates Inc. Police Dog Home Page
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Aero and Officer Mike: Police Partners by Joan Plummer Russell, Kris Turner Sinnenberg (Photographer). (children's book) [Available at Amazon.com]
Canine police: a progress report on using dogs in police work, California. Legislature. Assembly. Interim Committee on Governmental Efficiency and Economy.
Decoys and Aggression: K9 Police Training Manual by Stephen Mackenzie.
Dogs against crime; true accounts of canine training and exploits in worldwide police work, past and present, by Albert Orbaan.
Dogs for Police Service Programming and Training, by Sam D. Watson. [Available at Amazon.com]
How to Organize a Canine Unit and Train Dogs for Police Work, by Jay Rapp. [Available at Amazon.com]
K-9 Cops: Stories from America's K-9 Police Units, by Richard Rosenthal. [Available at Amazon.com]
Obedience and Security Training for Dogs, by Tom Scott. [Available at Amazon.com]
Police Dogs at Work, by Tom Mahir. [Available at Amazon.com]
Police Dogs (Dogs at Work), by Charles George, Linda George. [Available at Amazon.com]
Police Dogs in Action, by Clarke Newlon. [Available at Amazon.com]
Police Dogs in North America, by Samuel G. Chapman. [Available at Amazon.com]
Police Dogs; Training and Care, Great Britain Standing Advisory Committee on Police Dogs.
The Koehler method of guard dog training;an effective and authoritative guide for selecting, training and maintaining dogs in home protection and police, security, sentry, and military use, by W. R. Koehler. [Available at Amazon.com]
The Police Dog, by David Brockwell.
Voluntary K-9 team guidelines, California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, c1995.
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