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Director of Military Operations Bobby Roettger holds back K9 Chango during bite drills with trainer K.C. Licklider at VLK West.

Director of Military Operations Bobby Roettger holds back K9 Chango during bite drills with trainer K.C. Licklider at VLK West. (View larger version)

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  • Ken Licklider owns a kennel in Banning, California, called Vohne Liche Kennels West.

  • The Morongo Casino is located approximately nine miles from VLK West.

  • Sergeant Doug Roller is the Chief K9 Trainer with the Los Angeles Police Department.

  • Doug Roller has been involved with the LAPD K9 unit for over 20 years.

  • The electric collar, or E-Collar, delivers an electric stimulus to the dog's neck, which allows the trainer to control the K9 from a distance.

  • Tactical K9 is a working dog training facility in Santa Clarita, California.

  • The bark and hold is where the dog approaches the suspect and barks at them, but does not engage the suspect.

  • Tom Tennant is the president of Green Dog K-9 Sales LLC.

  • Europe is a major supplier of police and military dogs for the United States.

  • The Sunset Strip is located in West Hollywood.

  • West Hollywood, California was founded in 1984.

  • The Sunset Strip is home to The Viper Room, a club once co-owned by actor Johnny Depp.

  • The Doors were one of the first house bands at the Whiskey A Go-Go, a famous West Hollywood club.

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