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Chief Dave Barger 

Quinnipiac University Police, Connecticut


Law Enforcement Officer for 31 years

Handling Bloodhounds for 20 years for:

Connecticut State Police

Member of:

National Police Bloodhound Association since 1980

Virginia Bloodhound Search and Rescue Association since 1995

Past and Present Instructor/Officer of: 

National Police Bloodhound Association


Virginia Bloodhound Search and Rescue Association

International Canine Academy for Search Training Instructor

Has instructed at schools throughout the United States and Europe

Has worked cases for local, state and federal agencies throughout Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania

Has been recognized as Expert Witness

Has trained and handled three Bloodhounds

Has trained hundreds of Bloodhound Teams from the USA, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy and Brazil

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