Event Schedule

Upcoming events

    • November 09, 2020
    • 12:00 PM (CST)
    • November 11, 2020
    • 5:00 PM (CST)

    K-9 teams will be trained in various aspects of patrol operations and have the opportunity to certify through the National Narcotics Detection Association or American Working Dog Association.


    Patrol Operations:

    Building search for man, tracking, vehicle extractions, area search for man, aggression control, obedience, gunfire, bite building, recall.

    Detection of Contraband:

    Vehicle sniffs, luggage searches, interior building searching, open area searches, 4th amendment.

    K-9 Teams will need to bring all equipment assigned to them including:

    A 6 ft. leash and 15 ft. leash, collar(s), reward, food, bowl(s), indoor kennel.

    Optional, but recommended: harness, muzzle, bite sleeve, bite suit, bug spray, flashlight,

    duty weapon and proper training attire.

    This course of training will cover most scenarios that a K-9 team will face during daily street operations. Attendees will be given the opportunity to certify through one of two nationally recognized certifications that are good for one year. The seminar will begin on November 12th at noon and will end the afternoon of November 14th. Lodging and meals are 120.00 for the week payable to MLEOA.  All Certification fees will be paid by MLEOA with your MLEOA membership (35.00). For registration go to


    Chief Richard Chandler has been in law enforcement for 19 years. He currently serves as the chief of the Senatobia Police Department.  Chief Chandler is a certified Police K-9 Trainer through Vohne Liche Kennels and is a certifying official with NNDDA and AWD. He is the President of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Association and a graduate of the FBINA 264. He is a former K-9 handler and Lieutenant overseeing the Southaven K-9 Unit. He has trained and certified dozens of K-9 teams throughout his career.

    Officer Lynn Brown has been in law enforcement for twenty five years. He currently works for the Hernando Police Department as a K-9 handler focusing on Highway Interdiction. Most of his time in law enforcement and has been spent working as a K-9 handler and trainer. He is a certified Police K-9 Trainer through Vohne Liche Kennels. Officer Brown has trained dozens of K-9 teams locally and for the military. Officer Brown is the Northern Sergeant at Arms for MLEOA. He is a certifying official for AWD.

    • January 11, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (CST)
    • March 12, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (CST)
    • Hernando, MS

    The 2021 Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Association

    Basic Police Canine course


    The Hernando Police Department in conjunction with the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Association (MLEOA) will be hosting the 2021 Basic Police Canine course in Hernando Mississippi.  There is no cost for this nine-week course which will start January 11 and run through March 12, 2021 and is open to any Law Enforcement Agency.   This is a Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training approved course and officers who attend the course will receive 320 hours of continuing education for the first eight weeks.  The ninth week is set aside for testing and certification of the new teams through the National Narcotics Dog Association or NNDDA.  Members of MLEOA will have their certifications paid for non-members or students outside the state will have to pay for their own certifications.  


    The course will cover the following areas for Dual Purpose Canine teams, but can be adjusted for Single Purpose teams:

    ·       Detection (Narcotics and Explosive)

    ·       Obedience / Control

    ·       Patrol Activities

    ·       Tracking / Area Search

    ·       Evidence Recovery

    ·       Criminal Apprehension

    ·       K9 Case Law

    ·       K9 First Aid

    ·       Realistic Scenario Training Events


    This is a Free Class



    For more information about the course and dog selection please contact me Officer Lynn Brown at the Hernando Police Department my email is lbrown@hernandopolice .org or my cell 662-404-3965   

Past events

June 07, 2020 (copy) K9 Training
June 07, 2020 Motorcycle Training
June 07, 2020 Mounted Patrol
June 07, 2020 Social Media Investigations and Human Trafficking)
January 13, 2020 BASIC K-9 HANDLERS CLASS
December 31, 2019 K-9 CERTIFICATION
August 05, 2019 Basic Police Motorcycle Certification Course
June 09, 2019 K9 Training
June 09, 2019 2019 Motorcycle Training
June 09, 2019 Electronic Investigations (Cell Phones & Social Media)
June 09, 2019 Mounted Patrol
March 19, 2019 K9 Training
February 25, 2019 Basic Police Motorcycle Certification Course
January 21, 2019 Basic K9 Training
November 13, 2018 K9 Training
July 30, 2018 Basic Police Motorcycle Certification Course
June 10, 2018 2018 MLEOA Annual Conference (Vendor Registration)
June 10, 2018 2018 Motorcycle Training
June 10, 2018 Mounted Patrol
June 10, 2018 K9 Training
June 10, 2018 Electronic Investigations (Cell Phones & Social Media)
March 20, 2018 K9 Training
June 14, 2017 Improving Law Enforcement Response to Mental Illness
June 11, 2017 K9 Training
June 11, 2017 2017 Motorcycle Training
March 21, 2017 K9 Training
June 16, 2016 Legal Updates Training
June 14, 2016 The First 3 Seconds
June 14, 2016 K9 Training
June 12, 2016 Motorcycle Training
March 22, 2016 (copy) K9 Training
June 10, 2015 Cybercrime Training
June 09, 2015 Grade Crossing Collision Investigation (GCCI)
June 09, 2015 Legal Updates Training
June 09, 2015 K9 Training
June 09, 2015 Front Line Supervisor Course
June 08, 2015 Officer Survival Training
June 08, 2015 Motorcycle Training
March 24, 2015 K9 Training
May 29, 2014 Cybercrime Training
May 28, 2014 Officer Survival Training
May 28, 2014 Motorcycle Training
May 28, 2014 Legal Updates Training
May 28, 2014 Patrol Rifle Training
May 28, 2013 2013 MLEOA Conference-General Registration
May 27, 2013 Police Basic Sniper Training
May 26, 2013 Strategic Self-Defense & Grappling Tactics (SSGT) Instructor TrainingTraining

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer's Association

P.O. Box 534

Southaven, MS 38671

(662) 420-6542

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