A retiree from the Terre Haute P.D., Danny was assigned to the Organized Crime & Narcotics Unit working undercover specializing in Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. He was the first K-9 Dual Purpose Handler/Trainer for Terre Haute P.D. Dan is a state certified instructor through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and a certified K-9 Instructor/Trainer through VLK. He has instructed seminars in several states and taught many basic classes at VLK. He has certified dogs with NNDDA, State of Indiana & the State of Oklahoma. Danny has judged K-9 competitions throughout the US and recently traveled to Afghanistan training Afghan handlers on VLK Bomb Dogs destined to protect their President Karzai.
VLK trains more than 500 dogs per year for local, state, federal and private organizations to include the National Security Agency (NSA), Pentagon Police, U.S. State Department, U.S. Army, Los Angeles PD, Kansas City PD, Memphis PD, Honolulu PD, Phoenix PD, Reno PD, California Highway Patrol and over 500 total civilian and police agencies.