|POLICE K-9 TRAINING CENTER
Atlantic County Police Training Center conducts police canine training
at the John "Sonny" Burke Police K-9 Academy. The K-9 Academy has been
training patrol and scent detection teams for over twenty-five years
and is located on Carl Road, in Corbin City . The academy
is accredited by the US Police Canine Association as a regional training
site. The lead instructors, K-9 Instructor Michael Knights of the Atlantic
City Police Department and K-9 Instructor John Woods of the Egg Harbor
Township Police Department, are nationally certified by the USPCA. Courses
of instruction are as follows:
- K-9 Patrol Dog School - This is a 16 week course covering all aspects
of the patrol dog/handler team instruction. Subject matter includes
obedience, agility, criminal apprehension, scent work and socialization.
No fee in county, out of county $200.00.
- Scent Detection Schools - Separate 10 week courses in narcotics,
explosive and arson detection. No fee in county, out of county $200.00.
- In-service training and reevaluations are also offered for established
For further information, you may call the Police Training Center at