Since 1985 Alabama Canine has been the premier training facility in Alabama for K9 Police Dog Training.
Who We Are
Ricky Farley - Founder & K9 Trainer
Ricky Farley has owned and operated the Alabama Canine Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Center since 1992. He has had the privilege of training police service canines for over 28 foreign countries as well as over 1500 police departments inside the United States. Over his 21-year career, Mr. Farley has trained canines in areas of narcotics, explosives, accelerant, and cadaver detection as well as apprehension. He has made numerous television appearances on issues pertaining to police service canines, assisted both large and small departments in writing their canine policies and procedures, given civil liability lectures along with search and seizure law updates, and lectured over 2000 individuals in canine bite prevention.
Emily Richardson - Trainer
Emily comes to us from West Creek, New Jersey. She has experience with all breeds including PSA with her GSD Kohl. Emily's experience makes her the perfect trainer to lead our new obedience program, constructing a solid foundation for our canine partners.
Joshua Sullivan - K9 Program Manager
Joshua is a specialized Alabama Canine Representative in the Washington D.C. area. He is a trained Diplomatic Protection Specialist, Tactical/SWAT Medic and acts as a Supervisory Canine Manager in search service projects.