Marc Plunske retired from Law Enforcement in 2015 after 29 years of service. He spent 23 years in a K9 Unit with a department in Broward County Florida as a K9 handler and trainer. Following his retirement from law enforcement in 2015 he worked with the United States Army Special Operations Command as a K9 trainer until 2020. Marc is the owner and founder of Police Canine Consultants. The company was founded in 2006 in South Florida and has provided training and consulting for law enforcement and military organizations both domestically and internationally.
Steve Sprouse has been in law enforcement since 1983 and a K9 officer since 1988. He retired as the Broward County Sheriff's Office, located in South East Florida in 2018. Steve has been a FDLE certified canine instructor since 1993. He is a USPCA regional patrol dog and detection dog judge. He has completed and placed as high as first place in numerous regional and national police canine events but believes training for the streets takes priority. Steve's third dog was one of five dogs in the nation to receive "Honorable Mention" in the AKC 2002 Law Enforcement Dog of the Year award. Steve and his canine partners throughout his career have been involved in hundreds of K9 apprehensions, many resulting in canine use of force. In 1989, Steve was shot and seriously wounded in a K9 deployment and has since been involved in the importance of training for reality. he has lectured and taught numerous K9 classes and seminars throughout the US and has had several canine training articles published in popular police K9 publications.
Steve is the owner and founder of the ArminLeggan training systems which was developed to enhance the performance and working ability of law enforcement and military canines.
Steve is internationally renown for his reality based training philosophies and has taught hundreds of canine teams domestically and abroad.
ARMINLEGGAN TRAINING SYSTEMS
This 8 hour course (2hrs classroom/ 6hrs hands on) offers the most realistic canine, suspect find and engagement training offered anywhere. This course will not be the typical bite suit/ hidden sleeve class that most dogs are conditioned to succeed at. History has shown that many dogs fail to engage a real suspect that does not duplicate what the dog typically sees in training. This course is guaranteed to give you and your K9 partner more confidence. By expertly utilizing the Arminleggan training systems we will create realistic training illusions to provide dog and handler with pictures the team may see during real deployments. This class is as close as any K9 team can get to what typically happens on the street.
-All duty equipment needed to deploy safely with K9