HRD Specialized K9 Training and Scent Evidence K9 to Offer Cadaver Dog Course

HRD Specialized K9 Training est. 2002 is happy to announce the partnership with Scent Evidence K9 to offer the first cadaver dog oriented course at the Scent Evidence K9 Training Facility in Bolivar, Tennessee. This first course is a Low Threshold course geared towards certified cadaver dog teams. Registration has been limited to a maximum of 6 teams that will be staying on-site at the Lodge. This course will cover real-world working scenarios involving the search for targets that have present with a decreased human decomposition odor and produces a low threshold response from the canine.

This course is taught by Paul S. Martin, who has 20 years of detection canine experience with 18 focused strictly on the detection of human remains with canines. He possesses a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology with a concentration in Forensic Anthropology and an Approved Minor in Victim Advocacy from Western Caroline University, a Master of Arts in Anthropology focused on Geoarchaeology from the University of Mississippi and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Memphis. He maintains an affiliate status with the American Academy of Forensic Science, the Society of American Archaeology, and the Society of Geophysical Exploration. His research is focused on cadaver dogs, shallow surface geophysics, human taphonomy, mapping, and theory of forensic anthropology. Paul is the past president of the National Network of Canine Detection Services and was the co-founder of the first university-based cadaver dog training program.

The first course reservations have already been filled but we will announce upcoming training opportunities and schedules soon. For more information on upcoming training events contact or call 850-272-6950.
Scent Evidence K9 Training Facility

The Scent Evidence K9 Training Facility is located on 1200 – acres in Bolivar, TN between Jackson and Memphis. Our scent discriminate training team utilizes the ground-breaking M77 program to produce world-class Scent Discriminate AKC bloodhounds and Scent Detection K9’s specializing in Electronic Communication Device (ECD) detection for law enforcement agencies and emergency responders. The facility also serves as a training hub for K9 handler teams across the country.

The K9 Training facility enables Scent Evidence K9 to provide a greater number of M77 trained scent discriminate K9’s to help law enforcement agencies improve their response to missing persons cases.


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