DISCOVER
THE
VPCA

Learn how we prepare productive K-9 teams for the street and court testimony.

TRAIN
WITH
US

Better training. Better results. Better dogs.

MISSION

The Virginia Police Canine Association encourages and supports the professional development of all working dogs and their handlers within duly constituted law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

MEMBERSHIP

The Virginia Police Canine Association is a law enforcement group that has been training and certifying police dogs for Patrol use, Tracking, Narcotic Detection, Explosive Detection, Article Recovery, Game and Fish and Search and Rescue since 2000.

CERTIFICATION

All K-9 teams undergo annual certification, in accordance with our established certification guidelines, proving their proficiency in the areas in which the K-9 team will function with their agency.

LEGAL UPDATES

We strive to ensure that our members are proficient in the courtroom. We offer case law studies and moot court scenarios to keep K-9 handlers, supervisors, and local judicial officials apprised of changes in case law and of strategies when prosecuting K-9 cases.

MEMBERSHIP

The Virginia Police Canine Association is a law enforcement group that has been training and certifying police dogs for Patrol use, Tracking, Narcotic Detection, Explosive Detection, Article Recovery, Game and Fish and Search and Rescue since 2000.

CERTIFICATION

All K-9 teams undergo annual certification, in accordance with our established certification guidelines, proving their proficiency in the areas in which the K-9 team will function with their agency.

LEGAL UPDATES

We strive to ensure that our members are proficient in the courtroom. We offer case law studies and moot court scenarios to keep K-9 handlers, supervisors, and local judicial officials apprised of changes in case law and of strategies when prosecuting K-9 cases.

Annual Membership

Access to trainers located all over the state

Certification at no additional cost to you or your agency

Discounted tracking, decoy, and tactical courses

Case law studies and legal updates

Networking with other handlers around Virginia

CONTACT US

Have a question or just want to learn more?  We're here to help.

FIND A TRAINER

EMAIL US

(540) 212-8014

OUR MEMBERS

The VPCA is proudly comprised of K-9 teams from the following agencies.

HOW WE HELP

The Virginia Police Canine Association promotes awareness and raises funds for the purchase, training, and veterinary care for active and retired Law Enforcement K-9s.