Courses & Events

This course covers all M16/AR15 type carbine weapons systems made and their variants. Armorers will be certified in the proper maintenance, care, and repair of these weapons systems, including semi-auto and select-fire trigger systems. This program follows the Manufacturer's guidelines and is taught by FBI and NRA Certified Instructors.

Please register at: AR15/M4/M16 Rifle Armorer Course



October 18-19, 2022, Integrity Auditorium
Basic Internet Investigations is designed to give investigators, analysts, and individuals serving as direct law enforcement support a basic understanding of terminology and skills needed to conduct Internet-based investigations.Investigating Internet crimes can be one of the most complex tasks facing the law enforcement professional today. It requires a multidisciplinary approach, supported by technical expertise to a degree not commonly seen with traditional crime.


Monday, October 24, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Monday, February 13, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Friday, May 19, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Law Enforcement Snipers & Marksman need to be able to maintain and inspect their rifles to keep them in working order. The course covers the Bolt Action Sniper Rifle systems of the Remington 700 series, Savage 10/110 series, and Winchester/FN 70 series type rifles.
Please register at:Bolt Action Sniper Rifle Armorer Course

For Meals and Lodging at KLETC, please contact Jenny Caywood at 620.694.1449 or jcaywood@kletc.org for reservations.



Monday, October 17, 2022, Integrity Auditorium
This course will give first responders the information and tools to develop the capacity to recover from difficulties associated with responding to both common and extreme situations in their public service.


Friday, December 2, 2022, Salina Police Department Training Room
This is a one day course designed to provide an introduction to digital photography, camera operations and basic scene photography. This course will help students understand camera functions in order to create crisp, clear digital images. For crime scene photography we will focus on depth of field, overall, mid-range and close-up photography. We will also look at techniques for low-light and laser photography.


Thursday, December 1, 2022, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Thursday, February 23, 2023, William L. White Auditorium, upstairs (Little Theater)
Thursday, May 4, 2023, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
The training is designed for law enforcement officers and dispatchers who, in their duties, are frequently called upon to deal with individuals who are suffering from brain disorders and mental health issues.


February 27, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
Defensive Commentary Driving is a concept-based class that introduces an active thinking process while driving. The process allows students to visualize potential dangers presented during a driving session and predict avoidance strategies and evasive routes to avoid driving conflicts. This class will have students vocalize what information they see and speak out about learned techniques to avoid potential hazards during live hands-on driving events.


Wednesday, October 12, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
Thursday, October 13, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
A class designed to define domestic violence, protection order, tools and strategies for assessing danger or risk of lethality. Responding to and investigating domestic violence, stalking orders, and lethality will be discussed along with the limitations of protection orders.


Tuesday, January 10, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Tuesday, May 2, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This three hour class is designed to enhance the skills of the law enforcement officer in writing accurate and complete police reports. Emphasis is placed on the proper techniques for writing effective police reports and avoiding common pitfalls that can undermine the officer's ability to refer to the report during courttestimony.


Wednesday, October 19, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Monday, January 30, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Wednesday, April 12, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Much is demanded in the current workplace. But many experts agree that emotional intelligence (EQ) is one of the most important skills to have in today's world. The skill not only helps with your work and private life, but it also helps you have a better understanding of yourself.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Integrity Auditorium
This six-hour block of instruction will provide Kansas Law Enforcement an opportunity to obtain legal and legislative updates that affect police operations and investigations. By using an interactive, web-based application, participants will engage in classroom discussion on a wide range of topics Legislative Updates effective July 1, 2022.


Friday, January 20, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Wednesday, February 1, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Monday, February 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Essential Spanish for Law Enforcement and Corrections is a 2 1/2 day class designed to assist the officer who has little to no knowledge of the Spanish language. Students will learn the basics of the Spanish language and will be required to learn phrases and words that are helpful when dealing with Spanish speakers.


January 11-13, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
This training is a foundational training course designed to get agencies on the same page with their tactical considerations in dealing with these situations. The course develops a teamwork approach to dealing with any high risk type stops including felony stops, car chase conclusions, and suicidal subjects.


Monday, April 24, 2023, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
Over the past several years, law enforcement and first responders across the United States have seen an alarming increase in the availability of dangerous synthetic opioids in the communities we serve. A large percentage of these synthetic opioids are derivatives of the synthetic drug "fentanyl." Fentanyl is listed as a Schedule II prescription drug that mimics the effects of morphine in the human body, but at a much higher potency. In addition to its high potency, fentanyl is readily available and is often used as an "additive" to other controlled substances, leading to an alarming increase of overdose deaths and accidental exposures.


Wednesday, November 9, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Wednesday, February 22, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Friday, April 28, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This course is designed to prepare you to properly lead and manage an FTO unit. Each Field Training Manager will be presented with ideas and techniques to assist them in becoming more professional and confident in the application of their skills.


March 22-23, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
This course will help public safety personnel and their family examine their personal financial situation, explore practices that allow them to reach their goals and create a solid foundation for resilience during economic hardship. Establishing healthy financial habits can help reduce stress, aid family success and shield one from ethical problems. Through lecture, hands-on exercises and self-assessment, participants will develop their awareness and knowledge in this critical aspect of financial wellness.


Tuesday, October 4, 2022, Gardner Justice Center
The Firearms Instructor School - Handgun is intended to increase the teaching skills of the firearms instructor. All course material will be presented at the instructor level. Only officers who are full-time certified officers and who are or will be assigned firearms training duties should attend.


October 3-7, 2022, Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg
May 1-5, 2023, Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg
Gen Zers are starting their careers and Millennials are taking on leadership positions within our organizations. In a refreshing way, we will explore the numerous positive characteristics they bring to our organizations and how to utilize their unique skillsets. We will study how different generations were raised and how it has molded them into the employees they are today. Building on that information, we will examine researched based studies to explore how to recruit, retain, motivate, and grow them into the leaders that we need right now and in the future.


Thursday, January 19, 2023, Dickinson County Courthouse
This course will help First Responders develop good nutrition, physical health and general wellness through their development of their own fitness plan.


Monday, November 14, 2022, The Venue
Human Trafficking - Recognition and Response for Law Enforcement is a practitioner-led interactive training for all Kansas certified law enforcement officers and non-commissioned analysts and is designed to increase recognition and investigative skills in combatting human sex trafficking.


Monday, December 12, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Friday, February 17, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Wednesday, May 10, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This Instructor Development course is designed to provide participants with the fundamentals of course design, lesson plans, facilitation skills and techniques to effectively promote student engagement while managing the classroom.


November 14-17, 2022, Integrity Auditorium
January 23-26, 2023, Kansas City Kansas Community College Technical Education Center
May 22-25, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
Interdiction for the Protection of Children is designed to make patrol officers aware of the variety of resources available to assist them in establishing the status of a child who may be missing, exploited, or at risk of exploitation and what courses of action are immediately available.


November 15-16, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This course is designed for patrol officers or detectives that would like to learn some more advanced methods of processing crime scenes. The class will focus on recovering fingerprints, pry marks, shoe tracks, and locating and collecting DNA. The methods that will be taught in the class are with products that would be affordable to any agency; therefore, limiting the need for expensive equipment.


January 10-11, 2023, Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
This course will provide an opportunity for officers and prosecutors to learn side by side about vehicular fatality investigations and prosecutions as well as trial and courtroom preparation, search warrant practices, the benefits of a team approach and the statutes involving vehicular fatalities.


Wednesday, November 2, 2022, Parsons Conference Center
As first responders, police officers often have access to the most isolated individuals, including those who are older persons. Police officers are often an important gateway for older citizens to the community health and social services network. They are called upon to respond to various elder abuse situations, both at home and in senior living centers. First responders play a key role in investigating or preventing crimes against older citizens and dependent adults. However, the detection and assessment of this population is not systematic.


Friday, October 7, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Friday, December 9, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
As first responders, police officers often have access to the most isolated individuals, including those who are older persons. Police officers are often an important gateway for older citizens to the community health and social services network. They are called upon to respond to various elder abuse situations, both at home and in senior living centers. First responders play a key role in investigating or preventing crimes against older citizens and dependent adults. However, the detection and assessment of this population is not systematic.


Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Creating and maintaining a safer school environment is the primary goal of every SRO. This five-day training assists SROs in equipping themselves with the information and skills needed to identify, address and prevent crime and violence in Kansas schools. The 40-hour curriculum will cover SROs major responsibilities as well as Kansas School Laws, Student Development and the Brain, De-escalation Techniques for Youth, Interviewing Youth, Drug Trends, and Single Officer Response.


December 12-16, 2022, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
This two-day offering is suggested for law enforcement professionals who are considering a promotional opportunity, have been recently promoted, or are new to the Public Management Center's Law Enforcement Leadership Academy.

Please register at: Intro to LELA



March 14-15, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
July 11-12, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Leadership Development is an introduction to five of the most crucial leadership pillars needed for current and future leaders. Officers will explore the components of Leadership Styles, including Servant Leadership, Generational Differences, Mentoring & Reverse Mentoring, Communication, and Conflict Resolution. Each topic presents the traditional aspect of each section combined with current events/best practices and is supported with small group assignments and discussion.


Friday, October 21, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This four-hour block of instruction will provide Kansas Law Enforcement an opportunity to obtain legal and legislative updates for juveniles that affect police operations and investigations. By using an interactive, web-based application, participants will engage in classroom discussion on a wide range of topics Legislative Updates for Juveniles effective July 1, 2022.


Monday, February 20, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Monday, May 1, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This is a hands-on course that will teach Armorers to maintain, diagnose problems, inspect for wear, and repair their agencies shotguns. This program follows the Manufacturer's guidelines and is taught by FBI and NRA Certified Instructors.

Please register at: 2 Day Law Enforcement Shotgun Armorer Course

For Meals and Lodging at KLETC, please contact Jenny Caywood at 620.694.1449 or jcaywood@kletc.org for reservations.



October 20-21, 2022, Integrity Auditorium
Law enforcement officers and first responders are responding with increasing frequency to situations involving one or more individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Even where such calls do not involve allegations of criminal conduct, these situations can quickly become dangerous for the individuals involved, officers and first responders, and bystanders and onlookers. Law enforcement officers need to know the circumstances under which they can take individuals experiencing a mental health crisis into protective custody, where they may take these individuals for care and services, and what protections they have against potential civil lawsuits and criminal charges.


Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Thursday, April 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
The Summit is an investigator led training event designed to exchange best practices, emerging trends, and investigative strategies related to human trafficking, commercial sex, and gambling.


December 6-8, 2022, Osage Casino Hotel
This course will focus on providing law enforcement officers the opportunity to expand their knowledge of active listening. Participants will receive multiple opportunities to practice active listening through a variety of practical activities.


Friday, January 13, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Today's technology is based on immediate access to an individual's accounts and data that is retained using numerous cloud-based electronic service providers, stored both within the United States and internationally. This two-day course tackles challenges in place when obtaining content stored in the cloud and utilization of tools and techniques required to extract data from the content presented by electronic service providers.


October 31, 2022 to November 1, 2022, Parsons Conference Center
In today's world, Law Enforcement Officers must be efficient physically, mentally and verbally. This class is designed to give today's Police Officers the tools needed to effectively communicate with citizens in a way that everyone is safe, and situations are handled with the highest amount of respect and professionalism.


March 30-31, 2023, Lawrence Police Department Training Room
Peer Support is a means for a department to show support to their employees, offering them opportunities to care for themselves and their families. Peer Support helps those, who without it, might turn to substances, illegal activity, poor performance, seeking a different career, mental health issues and even suicide.


January 23-27, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
September 25-29, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
Injuries to babies and children are often missed as abuse, due to the lack of awareness and knowledge on the part of law enforcement and medical personnel. This course will cover various types of physical child abuse, including abuse that resulted in homicide.


Friday, February 24, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This course will provide all law enforcement officers in the State of Kansas the knowledge needed to effectively respond to a pipeline emergency by providing resources to identify what pipelines and products exist in each county/jurisdiction, to identify the local operator representing these pipelines, and how to work a coordinated effort in response to a pipeline incident.


Friday, October 28, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Friday, March 10, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Friday, May 26, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This course prepares participants through instruction and practice to properly prepare written reports common to the criminal justice/LE community. This course will focus on the structure of reports to include the reason reports are important. Attendees will be able to take good field notes, build a report that best represent what happened on scene, keep the report organized and build a report that will assist in the court hearing process.


October 25-26, 2022, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
An informative and interactive class that takes current law enforcement radar and Lidar operators and goes further to create instructor level knowledge. This class goes beyond the NHTSA operator training and covers Fastest Vehicle mode, Vehicle Speed Sensor connections in the car and Tracking History and why it is so important. Lidar testing, target aiming, error traps, Panning, Sweep Effect and other anomalies of traffic Lidar.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
The RAIDER Training program exposes first-on-scene responders to the tactical skills necessary to operate successfully in the unique tensions of an active shooter setting - a hostile environment, populated by large numbers of civilians, with an Active Killer attempting to achieve the highest body count possible in the shortest amount of time. This is not a normal event, nor is the response.


October 17-21, 2022, Sumner County Sheriff's Office
First Responders tend to work long non-traditional hours and encounter unique types of job stress that other traditional jobs do not. A healthy marriage can contribute to minimizing stress and distractions. Humans are created as spirit, soul and body. Emotional nurturing and understanding human bonding experiences are every bit as important and necessary as meeting physical needs.


Thursday, January 19, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
The purpose of this training is to develop a lesson plan which an SRO is comfortable teaching to audiences within their school community. Participants will work with a small group to develop a topic into a class presentation. In addition to the class presentation they develop, each officer will have access to presentations created by other groups in the class to use in their schools.


Wednesday, January 4, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
This course will focus on providing law enforcement officers with the training needed to conduct evidence-based interviewing and interrogation techniques that are shown to produce more information. Participants will gain a better understanding of the importance of rapport, formulating effective questions, disclosure of evidence, and how to obtain more information.


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This course will teach participants the legal requirements that must be satisfied before a search warrant will be issued and how they can satisfy these requirements with their application and supporting affidavit. In addition to search warrants for homes, businesses, and multi-unit residences, attention will also be given to obtaining records from cellular service providers and social media companies.


Wednesday, March 8, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
The RAIDER Training program exposes first-on-scene responders to the tactical skills necessary to operate successfully in the unique tensions of an active shooter setting - a hostile environment, populated by large numbers of civilians, with an Active Killer attempting to achieve the highest body count possible in the shortest amount of time. This is not a normal event, nor is the response.


October 11-12, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site
SPEAR Level 1 is carefully designed to help officers and their agencies handle the problems they face in today's highly charged environment.


October 3-6, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site
This course will allow the attendees to explore their spiritual wellness and how spiritual practices can serve as a framework for strong relationships within the home drawing from multiple faiths with a primary draw from Christianity. As first responders draw their inspiration and motivation for selfless acts at work, so to, can these spiritual outlooks transfer to quality of life at home.


Thursday, November 10, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This 4 hour course focuses on strangulation and how strangulation can be the precursor of a possible homicide. The attendees will become familiar with signs, symptoms, and terminologies of strangulation and how to use lethality assessments to help victims understand the lethal situation they might be facing with a strangler. The dangers of minimization during a strangulation investigation with an emphasis on the crime scene and interview. A trauma informed approach to interviewing victims will also be introduced with an understanding of trauma and the brain.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Tuesday, March 21, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Domestic violence crimes remain a frequent call that officers and detectives across the country must respond to and investigate. This course provides investigators with information on how to thoroughly investigate these crimes, to include strangulation, with practical tips that can be implemented and used immediately.


Friday, January 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Recent studies of Officer Involved Shootings (OIS) reveal that as many as 30% of OIS incidents are acts of Suicide by Cop committed by the suspect. This number rises significantly if the suspect is a recent veteran. This course is to provide relevant training with the objective of reducing incidents of Suicide by Cop. Focusing on suicidal ideation and early indicators of Suicide by Cop.


Tuesday, October 4, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
Thursday, October 6, 2022, Ottawa University
This course focuses on Trauma-Informed Interviews of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims. Domestic violence and sexual assault are two of the most complex crimes we are called upon to respond to and investigate. The complexities of these crimes and the impacts of trauma on a victim require us to be better informed and to think broadly and comprehensively during our response and/or investigation.


Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This course is intended to introduce public safety officers and other agency personnel to the information and skills necessary to testify effectively at depositions, court hearings, and trials. Testifying successfully as a witness requires that personnel know how to communicate information to the court and to juries in response to open-ended and closed-ended questions in a way that is precise, objective, and credible.


Tuesday, January 31, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Introduction to the Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division of the Kansas Attorney General's Office will engage in critical awareness of crimes committed by health care providers and personal care attendants though lectures, discussion and case studies.


Tuesday, December 6, 2022, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an early intervention public education program. It teaches adults how to recognize the signs and symptoms that suggest a potential mental health challenge, how to listen non-judgmentally and give reassurance to a youth who may be experiencing a mental health challenge, and how to refer a person to appropriate professional support and services.


Thursday, January 5, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg