Global Leader in K9 Canine Detection to Acquire and Integrate Assets of 360 Security Partners
Global K9 Protection Group, LLC (GK9PG), a technical leader in canine screening and detection, has entered into a strategic partnership with Anniston, Alabama-based 360 Security Partners, LLC, known in the industry as CSK9 ( Cargo Screening K9) and VWK9, as part of plans to expand its services and develop new technologies in the canine security sector.
“By integrating CSK9’s VWK9 operations and assets into our headquarters and under the leadership and management of GK9PG in Opelika, we will accelerate our plans to advance the global standard in air cargo and aviation safety solutions, by further addressing and mitigating pervasive supply chain issues,” said Eric Hare, Managing Director of Global K9 Protection Group.
“We look forward to the value this partnership brings to all customers in the air cargo, aviation security, commercial services, military and law enforcement industries.”
“CSK9 customers will continue to experience excellent service while benefiting from the extensive experience, knowledge and infrastructure provided by Global K9 Protection Group,” said Andrew Weiman, Managing Director of 360 Security Partners, LLC.
In addition to the increased number of dog teams available to its customers, GK9PG will continue to expand its services to the sports, entertainment, transportation, maritime, and parks and attractions sectors.
“We understand the importance of providing specially trained dogs to detect explosives or weapons carried by people on public transportation and at large crowd events,” said Michael Larkin, vice president, commercial services, Global K9 Protection Group.
“GK9PG is committed to excellence and providing best-in-class kinetic detection dog capabilities to mitigate risk in a variation of sporting, entertainment and large crowd events while leading the canine industry towards the future with our technological solutions.”
The strengthened and expanded GK9PG can more solidly extend existing partnerships with the U.S. Army’s Civilian Skills Program, the Department of Defense’s Skillbridge Program, and the United Police Work Dog Association (UPWDA).