Police Decoy Course

Police Decoy Course

Being a Police Decoy takes skill, training, and knowledge to ensure your safety and the safety of your military or police K9. Are you fit for the job?

Find out through our Police Decoy Training Course at Custom Canine Unlimited today!

This 40-hour Police Decoy Training Course is designed for law enforcement, military, and security personnel who use field patrol dogs. While decoys are often an often overlooked position for a K9 Unit, it is a position that is necessary.

Our Police Decoy Training Course

An untrained or undertrained decoy can place both the decoy and the K9 at risk for injury. Not to mention the underdevelopment of the patrol dog as well. Our thorough Police Decoy Training Course contains 40 hours of intense training that provides law enforcement, military, and security K9 personnel with the resources and knowledge needed for proper decoy training for “real world” deployment.

Police Decoy Training Course Objectives:

The decoy will gain an understanding of the equipment, techniques, and K9 behavior specific to the decoy position.

Decoy will apply what they have learned to assist in developing police and military dogs to be ready for “real world” deployment.

Decoys will acquire the knowledge and understanding of safety for themselves and the police or military dog to help prevent injuries.

Decoy will use the techniques taught in this course to become a key asset in their law enforcement or military K9 unit.

Benefits of Our Police Decoy Training Course

If you want to start your admirable journey as a K9 decoy in law enforcement or a military K9 unit, our Police Decoy Training Course from Custom Canine Unlimited can provide various benefits. Below are some benefits you can look forward to after completing this training. Contact our team today to get started!

  • It sets you apart from other personnel and makes you a critical asset.
  • It prepares you for “real world” scenarios when using a police or military dog. 
  • It allows you to share your training and level others up in your K9 unit.
  • Gives you insight and a deeper understanding of a police or military dog’s behavior.
  • Provides the knowledge needed to advance K9 development for “real world” deployment of your unit.

Creating a Safe Learning Environment for the Decoy and Police K9


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I just want to thank all the trainers for the time and hard work they put into us as I know its not easy training new handlers. I felt like everyone here was here to help and l enjoyed my time at CCU.

Michael Aguilar

K9 Handler, Columbus Police Department

“I would like to thank the entire staff for the gems that were shared with me. One of the hardest and challenging courses I have encountered. Thank for making Tracking interesting. If nothing I will always keep in mind Have Fun and Confidence.”
Eugene Young

Is housing available?

Yes, Housing is available.  Although it is not on site it is within 7 minute drive from the facility. 

What are the class sizes?

Each class is designed differently, however for the most part our student to instructor ratio is 4:1.


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