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K9s Talking Scents


Nov 12, 2021

The growth with the use of Detection Dogs has been rapidly expanding into all kinds of new areas. In this Episode we speak to Paris Nicholson who is the owner of PTA (Pipeline leak Training Acadamy). Paris Trains dogs and Handlers who want to get into the lucrative business of Pipe line leak detection.

Mr. Nicholson has been involved in the law enforcement and security industries for the past 35 years. As a member and Head Trainer of the U.S.Virgin Islands Police Department, K-9 Unit he oversaw the training of officers in criminal apprehension, Narcotics and Explosive Detection.

In 1989 Mr. Nicholson started his own security guard agency in the U.S.Virgin Islands growing the business to employ over 350 armed and unarmed security personnel, private investigations and armored car services.

In 2000 he built owned and operated Bullseye, the Virgin Islands first indoor shooting range and training academy catering to Federal and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. Mr. Nicholson received certification from the Detroit Police Department in the areas of Narcotic and Explosive detection. He is licensed by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and maintains various Firearms and Explosive licenses. He maintains two K-9 training facilities one located in Central Florida and one in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands that his son Paris Nicholson IV operates.

Past and present client list includes U.S. Customs & Border Protection, U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department, British Virgin Islands Customs Department, Turks & Caicos Customs Department, Turks & Caicos Police Department, Mount Dora, Florida Police Department, Anguilla Customs Department, St. Kitts Customs Department, Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda, Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, (BVI), Top Priority Security, BVI, Maryland Security Protective Services and The U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is also a member of the USPCA, (United States Police Canine Association).

Contact Paris Nicholson www.k9pta.com

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