About Us



Joe has been in Law Enforcement for over 20 years and works for the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department.

Joe has spent the last 18 years as a K9 handler. He has worked three police service dogs and is currently working with a German Shepherd Dog named K9 Hilo that he has trained in narcotics/patrol.

Joe has been a member of the North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) since 2002.  

Joe became a Trainer in 2007 and a Master Trainer in 2011. He is a NAPWDA certified Master Trainer in Patrol and Narcotics. Joe has assisted numerous agencies in NAPWDA certifications and training all over the US.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police Officer: 2000-present

K9 Officer: 2002-present

Explosive/Patrol - German Shepherd (K9 Flip) 2002-2008

Narcotic/Patrol - Dutch Shepherd (K9 Chase) 2008-2017

Narcotic/Patrol - German Shepherd (K9 Hilo) 2017-present

NAPWDA member: 2002-present

NAPWDA Trainer: 2007-2011

NAPWDA Master Trainer: 2011-present

Certified as Professional Decoy: 2003

Currently doing monthly maintenance training for 18 dual purpose narcotic/patrol & explosive/patrol K9s