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Old 01-22-2013, 08:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
Tim Connell
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Originally Posted by jocoyn View Post
I believe that several of the counties in both NC (that I know of, probably more: Henderson, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania) and Upstate SC (at Least Greenville) around us certify to NAPWDA (Law Enforcement, that is) - But there are several Master Trainers in both states. IPWDA over in Fayetville, NC

so do we in volunteer SAR but USPCA and NNDDA are closed to non LE, while NAPWDA and IPWDA are open with sponsorship by LE.

I think, only recently, did a law pass in SC requiring patrol dogs who bite to have some sort of certification, not specified. Nothing on detection dogs but many do it. There is a cluster of NAPWDA in the Charleston area as well. Same with Douglas County GA.

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Hey, Tim....do you know Chris Weeks? Just curious. He moved back to New Hampshire to be close to family but he worked for awhile in Raleigh, NC after the service. I think he is USPCA
I know the Fayetteville guys very well. Went through several Explosives schools there.

Yes, Chris is local to me, and trains with friends of mine.
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