Founder

David Reaver

Founder,

Dave Reaver has been involved in training of Police & Sport Dogs for over forty years. He started Adlerhorst in 1976, and has been the innovator of using the imported dog for Police Service. Dave has been the trend setter in the training of service dogs for almost thirty years. Dave was a reserve Police Officer for twenty years.

Owners

Veronique Reaver

Secretary & Treasurer

Veronique Reaver has been with Adlerhorst since 2005  handling accounts, contracts, bids, sales and business management. Speaks fluent Dutch, German and English.

Michael Reaver

Owner, Instructor

Michael Reaver has served as an army veteran for six years, deployed overseas to numerous countries, Iraq , Afghanistan, Macedonia and Afrika. His fundamentals for dog training were laid at an early age. By 8 years of age he had obedience trained several young dogs. At 14 years of age he made several procurement trips […]

Instructors

Ed Moscoso

Instructor

Ed Moscoso has been an active police officer for over 20 years.  He is currently assigned to his agency’s K9 unit and serves as a patrol dog handler/trainer, detection dog handler/trainer, and SWAT dog handler/trainer.  Ed has personally handled dual purpose patrol dogs and single purpose explosive detection k9’s.  In his years as a handler/trainer, […]

Rick Johnson

Instructor

Rick has over 31 years of law enforcement experience. He retired from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in 2015 as a Sergeant. He was a K-9 handler for 9 years. His K-9 was trained in apprehension and narcotics detection. Rick was also the departments K-9 Sergeant for 5 years. Rick began working at Adlerhorst in […]

Dan Bill

Instructor

Dan Bill has been with the Phoenix Police Department for 21 years. 14 years K9 Unit. Trainer for K9 Patrol/SAU (SWAT).

Miguel Diaz

Instructor

Miguel Diaz Retired from California Dept of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) after 26 years 1995-2021. Became an Agitator through Adlerhorst in 1998.  In 2002 I went through Adlerhorst Narcotics Detection School and 2006 Adlerhorst Tracking school.  During my career I became a K9 trainer for CDCR in 2017 which included conducting academy training as well […]

Kristina Cortes

Instructor

Kristina Cortes started her law enforcement career in 2015 with the Long Beach Police Department. In 2019 she lateraled to the Chino Police Department where she started working with the K9 Unit. In 2020 she began her career as a K9 handler with her partner Halina. They completed their basic academy and in 2021 they […]

Jim Erickson

Instructor

My name is Jim Erickson, I retired from Riverside County Sheriff’s Lieutenant after serving 30 years in 2019. During my career I was a canine handler for 10 years.  When I promoted I supervised other handles at the station level and eventually was in charge of the Canine Program when I left. I have worked […]

Marty Lepird

Instructor

Marty is a retired Sergeant with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. He spent seventeen years assigned to the canine unit where he served as a handler, trainer and training supervisor. He has worked for Adlerhorst since 2017 and currently conducts the monthly maintenance training and annual certifications for patrol in Northern California.

Quinn Hanlye

Instructor

Quin Hanley is a Marine Veteran has been a police officer for over 15 year. Quinn has been a dog handler for 5 years and is currently working a dual purpose patrol/narcotic detection dog and is the SWAT K9 handler for his agency's tactical unit. He has trained patrol, narcotics and explosives detection dogs. Quinn currently works the patrol monthly Maintenance Training.

Tom Fidel

Instructor

Tom Fidel has been in law enforcement for over twenty five years. He currently works as a dual purpose canine handler for an agency in San Diego County. Tom has been a handler for more than fifteen years and has worked three police canines. He has been a patrol, narcotics, and explosive dog handler. He currently works the patrol and detection monthly training for San Diego County.

Tom Brown

Instructor

Tom Brown Tom Brown has worked for the Pasadena Police Department for the last twenty-four years. Tom worked as a decoy for five years before becoming a canine handler. Tom worked a cross-trained patrol dog for nine years. He has worked for Adlerhorst since 2008 after completing the Post Evaluators Course. Tom works as a Post Evaluator for patrol and narcotic re-certification classes. Tom is currently working monthly narcotic maintenance and the Basic Narcotic Classes.

Administrative Staff

Veronique Reaver

Secretary & Treasurer

Veronique Reaver has been with Adlerhorst since 2005  handling accounts, contracts, bids, sales and business management. Speaks fluent Dutch, German and English.

Lauren Erickson

Administrative

My name is Lauren Erickson, I’ve been around Adlerhorst before I could walk but officially started working here in 2020.  You can usually find me in the office or on the field with a dog, I really enjoy prepping our private sale dogs for their new homes. It is so amazing getting to see and […]

Janeen Kunze

Administrative

My name is Janeen Kunze, I work part-time in the front office at Adlerhorst. When I am not in the office, I am busy training horses and giving riding lessons. I started riding horses when I was 4 years old and then began competing when I was 10 years old. I have a year-old Border […]

Kennel Staff

Sierra Monrrot

Kennel Staff

My name is Sierra Monrrot, I have worked around dogs for the past 5 years, prior to that I spent my time training horses. I personally have two dogs who I spend majority of my time out of work with doing training. I have a huge passion for all animals and enjoy working with them! […]

Michael Macias

Kennel Staff

Michael has been with Adlerhorst since June 2021. He is passionate about working dogs and his goal is to be a handler for a department in the future.

Ryan Perret

Kennel Staff

Ryan Perret has been trained as a decoy over the last three years. He has recently completed his level one helper certification with the American Politiehond Association. Ryan is incredibly passionate about building up these amazing working dogs.