Maintenance Training

DSC_0083 (2)Adlerhorst was the originator of a comprehensive, ongoing training
program to insure active K-9 teams are maintaining proper skill levels and
adhering to the “Community Standard.” The results speak for themselves: 100%
success from all legal challenges, as well as some excellent case law.
well over 100 agencies contract for our maintenance services which include:

  • At a minimum, program includes a complete comprehensive training block
    each month with an emphasis on problem solving and keeping the dogs “clean” with
    strong alerts.  Supervised training available five days a week.
  • Each problem area noted by the handler, supervisor or an instructor will
    be addressed during the current training session.
  • We use techniques that have proven successful both in the field and the
  • Additional training days are available as necessary.
  • All training sessions have a defined lesson plan. The canine supervisor
    will receive a copy of each lesson plan as well as a written evaluation for
    each session.
  • All successful participants are guaranteed to pass P.O.S.T. standards as
    well as our more difficult 24 hour P.O.S.T. re-certification.
  • Participation in the most popular and comprehensive agitator / role
    playing suspect training in the industry.
  • All of our training classes have a comprehensive written standard. Our
    training titles have been accepted in courts both nationally and internationally.
    Copies of our standards are available upon request.
  • Our program offers eleven training days for patrol dogs, five training
    days for drug dogs and two training days for explosive dogs monthly in Southern
    California. Additionally we send qualified instructors to locations in Northern
    California, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.


Our DSC_0127staff consists of five full time instructors as well as six part
time instructors.  All of whom have extensive backgrounds in the field. Each is a
certified California P.O.S.T. instructor as well as a P.O.S.T. evaluator. Most have
qualified as court recognized experts.

Expert witness testimony is available / provided for all of our
maintenance clients at 10% discount.  (Please contact Adlerhorst for a current rate sheet).  To date, we have been involved in
over 100 cases…all adjudicated in our favor. (Vera Cruz vs. Escondido our case). A list
of our clients for expert witness testimony is available upon request.


Adlerhorst Patrol Monthly:
Every 1st and 2nd full weeks of each month and every Wednesday
-Location & Time:
Adlerhorst International
3951 Vernon Avenue
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Starting Time 9:00 am