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  • Ad ID: 5302

  • Added: March 29, 2019

  • Location: United States

  • State: Florida

  • Phone: 202-669-2079

  • Views: 1438

  • Date Available: 03-29-19

  • Willing To Relocate: No

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  • Handler Type: Explosives Detection


Security & Safety Management / Kennel Master Professional
Current Clearance Level: Active DOS Secret and DOD Secret

Ambitious and highly respected Law Enforcement and Dog Handler Professional, credited with 25+ years of experience leading vast operations, business, personnel while ensuring budgetary and financial guidelines are met. Currently executing in a management position as a Kennel Master which includes training and working with bomb dogs. Professional experience also includes work as a Law Enforcement Professional with training and development with the U.S. Army. Offer extensive experience leading safety detail regarding personal protection to include restaurant patrons, various Heads of State, diplomats, and VIP’s. Served as liaison with US Secret Service Advance Team to coordinate high profile governmental visits. Experience encompasses physical security regarding customer service venues along
with force protection of large venues both international and domestic.

! Kennel/Staff Management
! Inventory Control
! Budgetary Management !
! Training & Development Security & Safety Professional Firearms Instructor !
! Personnel Management Problem Resolution Operations Management
! Business Acumen/Reports
! Human Resource Initiatives ! Communication Excellence

DOS/INL Kennel Master

AMK9 2018 – Present
WPS Kennel Master/Explosives Detection Dog Handler/ WPS Operations Security Specialist,
Triple Canopy 2016 – 2018 WPS Kennel Master/Explosives Detection Dog Handler, IDS/ACADEMI 2014 – 2016 Leading as an explosive Ordnance Detection (EDD) Dog Handler: Performs PSS/PSD detection
inspections of venues, vehicles, buildings, routes among others. Utilizing a WPS/ DOS certified contract
working dog provided Security and, K-9 to venues as needed.
! Manage daily activities of the kennel/shelter staff using human resource initiatives through
training, performance standards and evaluations
! Supervises the handling and kenneling of all animals and monitors the appropriate tagging or
banding before kenneling new dogs received in country
! Maintain training and records current for the EDD, Kennel Master BIO approved along with Kennel Master duties as needed for all the EDD and handlers
! WPS Operations Security Specialist with United States Secret Department of State (DOS) Clearance deployed in support of United States Department of State mission in Iraq
! Performs duties within the Tactical Operations Center (TOC)

Law Enforcement Professional (LEP), Engility (MPRI) 2012 – 2014 Assist and supported the US Army through applying a law enforcement perspective to the execution of counterinsurgency operations relevant to the supported battalion’s area of responsibility.
! Planned, delivered and led training on street-level, gang investigative tactics, techniques and
procedures in a war environment
! Accompanied mounted and dismounted patrols on street-level operations in hostile threats
! Assisted unit staffs in the compilation and analysis of information concerning organized criminal
groups and advise in the investigative direction, attack and neutralization
! Educated and mentored US Army TEDD unit and the Afghanistan National Army and Afghanistan
national police K-9, in all facets of K-9 EDD/TRACKING Training

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Frank Morello 202-669-2079 | WPS & Civpol Explosives Detection Dog Handler, Dyncorp International 2011 – 2012
Explosives Detection Dog Handler, Triple Canopy Inc, Bagdad, Iraq 2010 – 2011 Explosive Ordnance Detection (EDD) Dog Handler: Performs detection inspections utilizing a DOD certified contract working dog to inspect vehicles and items for the presence of explosives and explosive devices.

Kennel Master/Commander, Rapid Response Team, SOC USA, Bagdad, Iraq 2009 – 2010 Recruited by SOC to asset with the startup of their in-house K-9 program as a kennel master some of the functions included; maintain the K-9 training records for the teams, conduct in-country training of K-9s, safely maintain control of training aids. Completed the N.A.P.W.D.A and Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. Explosive Detection Dog Handler/Trainers Certification and assumed the role of kennel master-Iraq.
! Served as Commander on the Rapid Response Team, (the Quick Reaction Force (QRF)
responding to base wide incidents on the 30,000-person facility
! Provided PSD protection for the various heads of state, (including the vice president of the United States on his last trip to Iraq) and diplomats, and VIP’s that would visit the base at any given time

Firearms Instructor, Falken Industries, LLC, Arlington, VA 2007 – 2009 Led as a subject matter expert as a Firearms Instructor and Range Master. Directed classroom and range firearm training of all the company’s new hire and all in-service training of employees, also students that attending security and personal protection courses.
! Oversaw qualifications and scoring of targets for DCJS course of fire and re qualifications
! Led gun safety, dry firing, grip stance, sight alignment, sight picture, trigger control and
! Generated weekly reports and forwarded them as per our company polices
! Certified by DCJS as Specialist Instructor for Arrest Warrant and Summons Procedures, Basic Law/Criminal Law/Constitutional Law/Court Testimony, Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure/Rules of Evidence, and Use of Force
! Hold current DCJS Firearms Endorsement for Handgun and Shotgun

Police Officer/Investigator/Canine officer and Trainer, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C. 1990-2002 Executed the completion of Metropolitan Police Department Canine Officer Training and paired with a
K-9 drug and explosives detection dog while assigned to the narcotic task force. Designated as the department trainer for more the 2 years and trained over 200+ single and dual-purpose dogs Rapid deployment unit/Emergency Response Team (SWAT).

! Detailed to Rapid deployment unit/Emergency Response Team (ERT). Carried out hostage negotiations, quick reaction force (QRF) high-threat search and arrest warrants, hostage recovery and extractions, barricade situations, high-risk patrolling, and dignitary protection
! Provided personal protection services for the President of the United States, the Vice President
and diplomats, heads of state, senior foreign government officials during their travels through
all high threat areas of operations within the District of Columbia
! Assigned to the special multiple agency task force as an Intelligence Investigator. Assisted intelligence team members to manage undercover operatives and informants. Proficient use of the Wales and Triple I programs, which are used to compile crime related statistics and establish crime patterns

Frank Morello 202-669-2079 |

Previous Career Overview:
Security Manager/Consultant, Lima Restaurant and Lounge, Washington, D.C 2006 – 2008 The Wing House, Manager, Orlando, FL 2006 – 2006 Co-owner/Operating Partner, The Library Bar and Restaurant, Gainesville, FL 2004 – 2006 Co-owner/Operating Partner, Club South Beach/Club Monkey Business 2003 – 2004


Sheffield State University | Sheffield, OH Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Associate Degree in Security and Risk Management

Technical Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)


• NRA Firearm Instructor, National Rifle Association of America, 2014
• NRA Range Safety Officer, National Rifle Association of America, 2014
• WPS support training, IDS/Academi; 2014
• WPS support training, Dyncorp International, 2011
• Explosive Detection Dog Handler, VCSI canine EDD training, (N.A.P.W.D.A), 2011
• Explosive Detection Dog Handler, Worldwide canine EDD training, (N.A.P.W.D.A), 2011
• Explosive Detection Dog Handler/Trainers Certification, Vohne Liche Kennels Inc.,2010
• Explosive Detection Dog Handler/Trainers Certification, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. 2010
• Explosive Detection Dog Handler (Nationally recognized certificate) – Explosive Detection Police Dog Handler Certification, North American Police Working Dog Association (N.A.P.W.D.A), 2010
• Explosive Detection Dog Handlers Course – Kennel Masters, SOC-SMG, Inc. 2010
• CPI, Arlington, VA, FEMS/DHS National Incident Management System/Integrated Command System, 2007
• Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, DEA Drug Investigation School, 1999
• Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, Investigator Training Course, 1998
• Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, Vice Narcotics School, 1995
• Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, Civil Disturbance Training, 1992
• Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, US Secret Service Dignitary Protection Training, 1992
• Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, Emergency Vehicle Operators course 1990


Glock 17, 19, 26, MPDC 1990-2002, CPI 2007; Colt Car 9, MPDC, 1992 – 1997; Colt M-16/M-4, CPI 2007
• UZI, MPDC, 1992 – 1997
• Remington 870, MPDC 1990 – 2006, CPI 2007

LMT M203, CPI 2007

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