Master Trainer David Latimer, has more than 13 years experience supervising, training and handling working K9 teams in both the public and private sectors. Latimer has worked with hundreds of dogs and handlers during his career. He has trained and supervised teams in the detection of explosives, narcotics, arson and insect pests. These teams included military, police and fire investigators and private individuals who assisted these professions, as well as pest control operators and others. Latimer and his dogs have participated in and assisted state, federal and local agencies in criminal investigations, criminal apprehension, tracking and other public service functions. For the past 10 years, Latimer has served his community as fire marshal, K9 officer, police chief and is currently director of public safety, with administrative responsibility for the police and fire department.