A NESDCA Evaluator will be an active/prior Certified Law Enforcement Officer with experience as a Law Enforcement K9 handler, trainer, and/or evaluator.
NESDCA Evaluators are appointed with the approval of the NESDCA Board. To become an Evaluator you must complete and submit the online application form found at https://nesdca.com/applications-forms/nesdca-k-9-team-evaluator-application/
Upon approval from the NESDCA Board you will be required to apprentice six (6) evaluations with three (3) separate NESDCA Evaluators before becoming a NESDCA Evaluator.
NESDCA Evaluators are expected to hold the highest moral and ethical standards providing a fair and unbiased evaluation.
NOTE: The owner/principal of a training facility is NOT eligible to obtain the status of evaluator.
All incomplete applications will be returned to the sender.
A NESDCA EVALUATOR STATUS MAY BE REVOKED AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON.