MISSISSIPPI LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION

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The 2018 MLEOA Conference is set at the Scarlet Pearl Casino in D'Iberville Mississippi for June 10-15, 2018.  The association will pay for the first 50 rooms (Mississippi Officers only) who make reservations.  All other attendees will be given a room rate of $89.00 per night (this includes taxes).   Reservations for all rooms will close on May 29, 2018.  You will be required to give a credit card when checking in but this is to cover any incidentals while staying at the hotel.  Events are starting to be posted so check the website regularly to sign up for training.  Click on the link below to see the conference agenda.


2018 MLEOA Conference Agenda



The 2016 MLEOA Conference is set at the Scarlet Pearl Casino in D'Iberville Mississippi for June 12-17, 2016.  The association will pay for the first 50 rooms (Mississippi Officers only) who make reservations.  All other attendees will be given a room rate of $80.00 per night (this includes taxes).  Reservations can be made when you register for any of the classes below.  Reservations for all rooms will close on May 29, 2016.  You will be required to give a credit card when checking in but this is to cover any incidentals while staying at the hotel.  Events are starting to be posted so check the website regularly to sign up for training.  Click on the link below to see the conference agenda.

Upcoming events

    • January 21, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • March 21, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Southaven Police Range
    • 11
    Register

    The Southaven Police Department will be hosting the MLEOA dual / single purpose basic K-9 handlers course in Southaven, MS Beginning on January 21, and ending on March 21, 2019. This is an eight week course that will cover all aspects of working a police dog. The course will be primarily taught in the Southaven area. The class will run Monday through Thursday and start times will vary based on training. The class will end with a paid certification through MLEOA.

    The class is free to anyone that is a member of MLEOA.

    Needed equipment:

    • 1.       6 foot leash (preferably leather), fifteen foot leash ( nylon is fine)
    • 2.       Harness and corrective collar.
    • 3.       Muzzle
    • 4.       Flashlight (2)
    • 5.       Bite sleeve / suit
    • 6.       All weather gear ( we will spend a lot of time outside)
    • 7.       Notebook and pens
    • 8.       Tennis balls
    • 9.       Water proof boots

    Lodging suggestions are available if needed.

    If help is needed with dog selection or any questions, please call Richard Chandler 901-461-5687 with any questions. 


    Captain Richard Chandler has been with the Southaven Police Department for twelve years. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2014 after serving as a patrol officer and K-9 handler for the department.  He has also been a member of the Southaven Police Department SWAT team since 2003. 

    Captain Richard Chandler successfully completed a 320 hour Dual Purpose Police Dog Trainers Course through Vohne Liche Kennels in spring of 2011. Since that time he has instructed several basic police K-9 handler schools.  He currently oversees the training for the Southaven Police Department K-9 Division and also assists in the weekly training of several K-9 Units in Mississippi and west Tennessee.  In 2013 Captain Richard Chandler interviewed successfully to be a certifying official for the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association. He is also a certifying official for American Working Dog. Both of these are national organizations. 


   
 

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer's Association

14 Southgate Road

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601)606-0099

csims@forrestgeneral.com

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