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K9 Unit Policy & Procedure Manual

9 Aug

K9 unit Force Procedure Manual

Included is the Policy and Procedure Manual, Administrative Duties Manual, and SOP’s

CONFIDENTIAL

Version 4.4

Commander K9 Units

 SPECIALISED UNITS DEPARMENT

(All rights reserved)

K9 Unit

Vision

To provide the best possible professional specialised service in the shortest possible time

Mission

To always serve and protect

Motto

T.A.P.S

Tactics, Accuracy, Power & Speed

K9 Unit Policy & Procedure Manual

PURPOSE

To establish policy & procedures and standard operating procedures governing the, training, use and administration of police service dog teams employed by the Police Department. These teams that will be referred to throughout this manual as “K9″ teams constitute a handler and a dog.

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Looking at the nuts and bolts of a typical CONTINGENCY READYNESS SOP

29 Jun

I am going to keep this short, and to the point;

The steps are simple; however we first need to understand, why, how and when we need to do things.

Starting with step one, that needs little explanation;

Step one; Name your SOP

And then abbreviate it – Every SOP has a short name.

We will name this one “CR1” and just show how to go through the basics of drawing up an SOP – Standard Operating Procedure.

This one is referred to as CR1 – the  “CR” is the abbreviation for Contingency Readiness, and the 1 (one) refers to the first document ever (CR 1.1 for instance, then will be an amended one, Cr2 will be a revised one etc).

Sop’s need to be numbered, as changes are made, and revisions to protocol, it needs to stay alive and current. This is the best way to track them.Image

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Other Titles by this Author

23 Nov

Dog Handler writes about his passion

His love for dogs and the passion for the work he is doing feature prominently in a book K9 Unit Management, Written by the head of the Ekurhuleni Metro Police K9 Unit, in South Africa. Chief Superintendent Reinier Geel  (2000 -2006) who also headed the Kempton Park’s old dog unit(1997 -2000).   He decided to share his expertise and experiences with others, after he had met several law enforcers in other countries. Because of his passion for dogs the book is not an academical work book for people in a similar line of work only, it describes more than just police dog management and what is needed, to manage a unit of this nature.
It covers conceptual ideas of the intricacies of police dog culture, he draws easy to understand comparisons and covers almost every minute at a K9 unit. Supt. Geel also writes about the remarkable bond between human and animals and gives insight into the inner core of the men in uniform who work with these dog’s. It’s about the way they think, the dangers they face, and their remarkable day to day experiences. After having spent seven years as head of dog units – He still enjoys his work. “ I am an adrenalin junky and the dog’s contribute to keeping me alive” “ I also like challenges and some say I am a workaholic” “ this book contributed greatly to my personal growth. (2007). Read more and buy here; Trafford. 

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