Region 7 consists of Canine Teams from the New York and Connecticut areas. The United States Police Canine Association has seven main objectives and purposes that are designed to unite and standardize all agencies utilizing the services of the canine as an aid in the prevention and detection of crime. Click Here to read more about us and learn how we work to better serve the members of our association and our community.
      The Region 7 Pd1 Certification was held at the Altamont Fairgrounds in Albany, NY. We would like to thank Ken Stern and his team at the Albany County Sheriffs Office for all their hard work and dedication for making this event as well as the Detector Nationals and Detector Regionals great! . The weekend went great and we would like to thank all the competitors and spectators who came out to view the certification!

We would like to Congratulate Ken Stern and K9 Ziva from the Albany County Sheriff office for taking best Overall Dog.

We would also like to Congratulate Matthew Fontana from the MTA PD for taking best Overall Dog in the Novice class.

We would also like to congratulate Frank Verrico and K9 Darwin from NYPD Transit K9 and Detective Geraci and K9 Ace from NYPD Transit K9, along with their decoy Paul Scomello who took the Top Dog and Second Place in the Region 15 PD1 Certification in Ewing, NJ on June 19, 2019! Nice job!



I would like to thank all the members who showed their support by electing me to the position of National President of the USPCA.  I am extremely honored and will do my best to keep you, my fellow handlers, my first priority.  Together we will grow the USPCA to strengthen unity and protect our members from across the Nation.  I look forward to working together over the next few years.  Thank you and be safe!!!  Wayne Rothschild, NYPD Transit Bureau Canine Unit.