Justin Rigney

Justin Rigney has been a Law Enforcement Officer for 15 years. He and his recently retired K-9 partner “Bosko” have been a team with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for seven years. During this time they have been responsible for hundreds of arrests and apprehensions of violent felony offenders and he has been instrumental in the recovery of numerous articles of valuable evidence. Post retirement, Bosko obtained his Brevet in French Ring Sport. Justin begins a new chapter in his career with K-9 “Zeke”. Zeke is a 3 year old GSD who has been raised from a puppy by Justin and is showing great potential as a police service dog. Justin is a Corporal and trainer for his agency, who has 60 dogs department wide. Justin is a former member of the Davie Police Department and their K-9 unit where he was the handler for  K-9  “Vader”; who was produced from his own breeding program. Justin has been training dogs professionally for nearly 23 years and is the head trainer for K-9 Services Unlimited LLC. (www.k9servicesunlimited.com) During his professional dog training career he has trained with hundreds of Police K-9 teams, competed in Schutzhund, Ring Sport and other dog sports. He has also trained dogs for celebrities, professional athletes and thousands of pet dog owners. Justin has recently graduated and been awarded a diploma in the NePoPo® Gold Training System, the Language of Modern Dog Training founded by Bart Bellon. Justin is currently the President of the Florida Law Enforcement Canine Association (www.flecak9.com) and was one of the founding members.  He is also a  judge and instructor for FLECA and he continually pursues further knowledge of dog training in many different applications by training with some of the top canine trainers in the world.