Top Dog Police K9
Texas Consultants

Jimmie Davenport is our lead trainer in Texas. Jimmie recently retired as a 28 plus year member of the Austin, Tx. Police Department.  He spent 23 years in the K9 Unit.  His duties have included setting up advanced training within the his K9 Unit for new and experienced handlers.

Jimmie also has served as SWAT K9 for ten years and helped design the SWAT K9 program currently in use.  Jimmie has also written K9 training columns for SWAT magazine, Police K9 Magazine and International Police Working Dog Association.

Jimmie has presented classes and hands on training in Reno for Western States Police Canine Association for the past four years. He is a talented and true professional.

Sgt. Billy Holbert

Billy has been a police officer for over 20 years in the State of Texas.  He has worked Patrol, FTO, SWAT and K-9.  He is currently the K-9 Sergeant / Trainer at the Allen Police Department where he has been since 1997.  He has been working canines since 1999 to include 4 partners of his own.  Billy is a Certifying Official / Instructor in “Patrol” and “Narcotic Detection” with NNDDA (National Narcotic Detector Dog Association) and has instructed in numerous National Conferences.  He has also served as a Trial Judge for many competitions to include the K-9 Trials at the Texas Police Games for several years.  Billy has had the opportunity to work with multiple departments in establishing new K-9 programs and/or evaluating their current ones.  Billy looks forward to continuing his path in K-9 and the future opportunities it will bring to train with K-9 teams and departments across the Nation.

Conference Instructor Bio's 

Bob recently retired after 31 years with the Niagara Regional Police in Ontario, Canada.  The majority of Bob’s time has been on the Emergency Services side of policing, serving with both the canine and tactical teams.  Bob’s operational experience includes commanding over 50 major incidents such as hostage takings and barricaded gunmen situations giving him a great understanding of the need for the integration of both Canine and Tactical Teams.   Bob came to Policing after serving as a Sergeant in the Canadian Army, with operational experience in the Middle East. 

Bob’s primary interests are tactics and officer safety.  He has been very active instructor at seminars and conferences throughout North America for more than 25 years and continues to provide expertise worldwide through his company, L.E.S. Consulting.

Bob is a qualified expert witness and has authored numerous articles on the use of Police Service Dogs and Tactics. Bob has a Master’s Degree from the University of Guelph, a Bachelor’s Degree from Brock University and a Diploma in Police Management from the University of Western Ontario.

 Bob Eden is a 28 year retired police veteran with over 35 years of dog training experience in law enforcement, military and personal protection applications. In his final years of law enforcement he was a detective with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit investigating organized crime.  Early in his career he developed the Delta Police K9 Unit and served as the lead police dog trainer for the Department for 16 years.  He is the author of two books, "Dog Training For Law Enforcement" and "K9 Officers Manual", and currently working on a third. In 1988 Bob was appointed to the B.C. Police Commission's committee to create minimum police dog training standards for law enforcement agencies in the province of British Columbia.

 In 1991 he created and developed the International Police K9 Conference in an attempt to bring a professional training seminar to officers which was not politically oriented or specific to any particular style of training. The intent was to support all officers in methods which meet their specific needs.
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