NPCA is a non-profit association dedicated to the training, development, and certification of law enforcement canine teams and their administrations.  NPCA strives to be the best resource for the professional canine unit. NPCA offers nationally accepted certifications throughout the year, across the United States. NPCA also provides regional and national canine training seminars. Our certifications offer realistic and attainable goals for today's working service dog team. NPCA promotes and assists in the utilization of police service dogs in prevention and detection of crime. NPCA has Trainers, Instructors, a Standards Committee and Board of Directors  with vast canine experience in all canine related aspects. 

2019 National Training Seminar

Check out what's coming up at our 2019 Dog-less National Training Seminar.

San Antonio, Texas. August 27-29, 2019

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Quick References

Membership Application

Now you can submit your application and pay online all in one location. 

Application and Payment

Regional Training

Check here for upcoming Training and certifications in your Region. 

Training & Certifications


Download all the paperwork you need for your certifications. 


Rule Book

Current Rule Book. 

Rule Book


NPCA is proud of our members and likes to recognize them for their outstanding commitment to the communities that they serve. 


Master Score Sheets

Download all the master score sheets before the certification. 


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National Police Canine Association

P.O. Box 538, Waddell, AZ 85355, US