Taking the Risk out of Risk


The Academy of K9 Detection (AKD) is a leader in providing current, state of the art training for all first responder agencies. AKD specialise in K9 provision and bespoke training, Counter Terrorist (CT) SEARCH, IED Awareness, Management Training, Training Needs Analysis (TNA) to Course Design and Development.

AKD prides itself on exacting standards of training and capability delivery, partnered with a group of like minded individuals from across the first responder sector.

Specialists in their respective fields from within the Police, Military, Security and Civil sectors; all with decades of operational and training experience.

Our business model is founded on standards and product assurance.

AKD has K9 trainers and breeders, CT SEARCH, EOD and IEDD specialists, all adding strength in depth to AKD.

AKD work in partnership with a number of other security companies “Top Dog Security, Britannia K9, Abacus Security Services, Equipt Security Redwitch Feeds amongst others” all physical security, training and consultancy companies specialising in explosive incident response, as part of their Interoperability focus. 

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Company Registration Number: 12428961


Our Vision

To provide the best product, to inspire and implement solutions for safe, efficient and effective security operations.


Our Mission

To provide 1st responder security services and training to the highest recognised global industry standards. Provide enhancement and efficiency of capability in the fight against terrorism and criminality in order to protect life, property, liberty and the public interest


Our Promise

That we will take you to the next level in security operations through enhanced training, utilising the latest technology and equipment to ensure your security personnel are better than the rest. 

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AKD are an authorised training provider for Skills for Security.

  • K9 in country provision & management.

  • Provision of trained K9 assets.

  • K9 Executive Protection Dog (EPD):

    • Companion K9.​

    • Territorial Guard.

    • Personal Protection K9.

    • VIP protection K9.

  • K9 handler training.

  • K9 training - All scent detection capabilities.

  • Quality Assurance (QA) of in country K9 capability

  • Security Consultancy.

  • Training exercises - table top to field exercises.

  • Capability and procedural review.

  • Training Needs Analysis (TNA).

  • Course design and development.

  • Research and Development.

  • 1st responder Interoperability training.

  • VIP security SEARCH. 

  • Security SEARCH and IED Awareness Training.

  • Security SEARCH Management Training.

  • Basic SEARCH Awareness for non- operational employees.

  • Police Training - SEARCH.

  • Police Training - Interoperability.

  • Police Training - Intelligence.

  • Police training - Forensics.

  • Police Training - Crime scene management post blast.

  • Police Training - General Policing.

  • Develop and Conduct training exercises for Counter Terrorist Response.


Our Services

Our Vision

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