Featured Instructors


– Ted Daus- 

Ted Daus is an assistant state attorney with the Broward County State Attorney’s Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has been a prosecutor for the past 25 years, the last 21 of which he has been assigned to the Drug Trafficking Unit for the State Attorney’s Office. Ted graduated from Nova Southeastern School of Law in 1991. He has extensive experience as a lecturer on search and seizure for D.E.A., U.S. Customs, various Florida Police Departments, the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, the Police K-9 Training Institute, Police Canine Consultants and the Canine Development Group. He lectures regularly all across the country to National Canine Organization such as U.S.P.C.A., N.P.C.A., N.A.P.W.D.A & CNCA. He is an adjunct professor of law for Nova Southeastern University teaching Trial Advocacy and coaching national mock trial teams. He was the legal editor and writer for Police K-9 Magazine for the past 7 years until the magazine was sold in 2014. He lectures every year at the nation’s largest Police canine conference “HITS”. He is the current nationwide legal advisor for the National Police Canine Association headquartered in Arizona. Most recently, Ted was counsel of record for both United States Supreme Court K-9 cases, Harris & Jardines, argued before the court on October 31st, 2012. He is also a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association, along with being a FEMA Certified by the Department of Homeland Security Basic Instructional Skills Instructor. He has recently co-authored a police officer-handler book entitled “K9’s in the Courtroom” available for purchase on line.




Fred Helfers
Fred Helfers will be conducting a Problem Solving Class.
(more info to come)

 

Fred Helfers started training and handling detection canines in 1982 while working with the Everett Police department. Fred trained and worked two drug detection canines during his 28 years in law enforcement. Over the past 30 years Fred has expanded his knowledge of detection canines by training canines and handlers in the fields of drug detection, insect detection, natural gas detection and accelerant detection.

 


 

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