President of 360 K9 Group
Paul Hammond is President of 360 K9 Group with responsibility for Alliance partner oversight, corporate liaison, brand management, strategic development, quality assurance & quality control. Prior to joining CSK9, Paul successfully managed, many of the worlds largest canine programs throughout his 28 years in the working dog industry.
Paul is widely recognized as an industry leader in the use and deployment of explosive k9 detection teams. He has vast experience in domestic & international terrorism, spanning 20 years of continuous K9 deployments throughout Iraq, Afghanistan & Northern Ireland in support of U.S. Dept. of Defense, U.S. Dept. of State, the British Military & Private Security Sector.
Paul has served as the senior working dog advisor for multiple Military Defense, Research & Evaluation Agencies. He has also worked alongside Auburn University’s Canine Performance Science Program on key Government research initiatives. He is the current President of VWK9, LLC which has exclusivity on the patented K9 technology Vapor Wake®. He is also the Principle behind K9Employment.com; the world’s largest handler recruitment database.
Paul’s greatest strengths are his attention to detail, creativity, vision, drive, and leadership. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach and actively helps make the world a safer place.