Courses & Events

This course will familiarize the officer with selection, carry and use of a knife when a firearm cannot be worn or is positioned in such a way it cannot be quickly deployed. The legal, policy and use of force considerations of knife use by law enforcement will be examined to provide a framework for officers to decide the relevance of this ancient tool to the unique needs of the modern law enforcement officer.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Thursday, May 18, 2023, Parsons
An informative and interactive class that introduces the concepts of meditation and mindfulness. Attendees learn the evidence-based benefits of these powerful personal practices and discover how to use these tools to mitigate stress, regulate emotions, and improve overall health.

Tuesday, April 25, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
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.

August 7-8, 2023, Parsons
November 7-8, 2023, 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, 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 for reservations.

Monday, November 6, 2023, 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.

Monday, April 24, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
This course will cover the various aspects of case management including case prioritization, follow up investigations, documentation, time management, developing contacts and working with prosecutors.

Monday, February 6, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
Tuesday, August 8, 2023, Salina Police Department Training Room
The ability to resolve conflict is often at the heart of a law enforcement officer's day. Through trial and error, we find techniques that work for us, at least most of the time. But by understanding the science behind conflict and the different ways that it can be resolved, we can better adapt and work our way through different types of conflict to a successful conclusion.

Monday, May 8, 2023, Riley County Public Works Training Room
In this course, we will examine the premise of CPTED and its application to our schools. Why it is important and how it can be best applied will also be reviewed. A classroom portion will be followed by a site visit to a local school for a walk-though and practical discussion of best practices and realistic expectations.

June 8-9, 2023, Pretty Prairie High School
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, 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 6-10, 2023, Lenexa Police Department
February 27, 2023 to March 3, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
This day-and-a-half event provides allied professionals directly involved with responding and delivering crisis services an opportunity to share knowledge, ideas, and support. Participants will hear about the statewide tools and resources essential to responding, connecting, and caring for community members in crisis.

March 22-23, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
The D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOT) is an intensive two week course. It is designed using current educational philosophies and principles that enhance the transfer of decision-making and critical thinking skills. The DOT attendee will receive a working knowledge of the elementary, middle school and high school D.A.R.E. curricula.

August 21, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
Evidence-Based Insight and Solutions for Recruiting, Retaining and Developing Women Leaders

Wednesday, September 6, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
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, May 2, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
By developing an early intervention system (EIS), we create a healthier and happier environment, maintain and grow trust with those we serve, and continuously develop our employees. Because EIS systems are designed to identify employees with patterns of problematic conduct early, we can catch concerning trends and work with the employee to avoid a stalled career, discipline, or termination.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Wednesday, November 1, 2023, Hays KLETC Regional Site
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, 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.

Thursday, August 24, 2023, Salina Police Department Training Room
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.

Monday, February 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
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, 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 seminar will train officers who conduct training for law enforcement officers, as well as supervisors who oversee the officers and the recruits they are training.

April 24-26, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
August 28-30, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
October 11-13, 2023, Salina Police Department Training Room
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.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
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.

May 1-5, 2023, Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg
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.

October 16-18, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
First Responders are exposed to a diverse range of physical demands which can include anything from sitting long hours in a patrol car and suddenly being called to action with little notice, standing and walking for long hours, unpredictable physical encounters and etc. These types of demands are incredibly taxing, both physically and physiologically.

Friday, April 14, 2023, Lawrence Police Department Training Room
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.

Friday, April 7, 2023, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
The Level 1 GST Live Instructor Certification Program (Live ICP) is an immersive 5-day course, with six hours of training per day, totaling 30 hours of instruction. The Live ICP is hosted year-round at various locations throughout the country.

September 18-22, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
This course will help First Responders develop good nutrition, physical health and general wellness through their development of their own fitness plan.

Thursday, April 27, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
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.

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.

May 22-25, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
This 12-hour 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.

August 22-23, 2023, Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
One of the most important positions in any law enforcement organization is the front-line supervisor. While there are commonalities between managing patrol units and detective units, there are also many differences, from the way we dress to the types of decisions we are forced to make. These differences are not always readily identifiable to the newly transferred supervisor. This class is for those already in supervisory roles as well as those aspiring to be in a supervisory role to identify and develop strategies for dealing with these unique issues head on.

Friday, May 19, 2023, Riley County Public Works Training Room
This course will focus on providing law enforcement officers, from any rank or agency, 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.

March 16-17, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
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.

June 26-30, 2023, 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
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 hands-on course will teach Armorers to maintain, diagnose problems, inspect for wear, and repair their agency's shotguns. This program follows the Manufacturer's guidelines and is taught by FBI and NRA Certified Instructors.

November 9-10, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
This class examines the many legal issues involved in car stops.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
To provide participants with a basic understanding for the legal and ethical requirements in order to properly operate a professional evidence / property management system.

Please register at: Managing the Property and Evidence Room

April 25-26, 2023, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
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.

Thursday, April 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
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.

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, March 10, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Friday, May 26, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Property Crimes Investigations is an 8-hour training designed to promote the development of participants in investigative techniques, problem-solving skills and case management skills that will promote thoroughness and professionalism leading to an arrest and aiding in a successful prosecution. This training is geared toward new detectives or those aspiring to become detectives.

Thursday, March 9, 2023, Parsons Conference Center
KLETC procedure for providing retired or separated law enforcement officers the opportunity for annual firearms qualification.

Friday, March 17, 2023, Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg
Friday, June 9, 2023, Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg
This course will examine finances, relationships, adjusting to retirement, our health (physical, emotional, social and spiritual), and how to continue to fulfill our purpose. Finally, we will lay out a blueprint for before, during and after retirement to follow so you can enjoy your well-earned retirement in a fun and purposeful way.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Over the past several years, active community violence situations have brought attention to how first responders respond. One particular concern is how medical care is provided to victims during the early stages of the response. Usually, law enforcement is the first on the scene, and depending on scene safety considerations, they may be the only responders to provide initial aid to themselves, their partners, other first responders, and civilians. As violence against law enforcement and other first responders continues to increase, research shows that having medical providers near downed officers within seconds of being injured increases the chance of the injured officer surviving the incident.

April 6-7, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
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.

Friday, August 11, 2023, Lawrence Police Department Training Room
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
This course is a 4-hour SFST re-certification class. This course is for any certified law enforcement officer who is in need of SFST re-certification. Any full-time, part-time, or reserve officer is welcome to attend. There is no cost for this training. This course will provide you training with new tools to detect impaired drivers and to combat the growing drunk driving problem in every community.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Tuesday, May 9, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
Wednesday, June 7, 2023, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
Tuesday, August 22, 2023, Parsons Conference Center
Wednesday, August 23, 2023, Parsons Conference Center
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.

Friday, April 28, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
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, March 21, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
It's not their fault, but most cops are blind. And because they are blind, their investigative skills, driving skills, and survival skills are all compromised. They may miss evidence at crime scenes, even though it may be in plain sight. They have traffic accidents, often hitting objects and other vehicles they simply didn't see. They are involved in controversial uses of force, based on observations made under mental conditions which will further impair their ability to see. Unfortunately, most cops don't realize they are afflicted and therefore won't do anything to correct their condition. Administrators, investigators, prosecutors, the media, and the public all buy into the myth that police officers are trained observers when nothing could be further from the truth.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
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, April 25, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This course will train officers in critical issues surrounding concealed carry and deployment of their firearms. Limitations in capabilities, gear selection, legal and policy issues will be discussed. Officers will train in methods to safely draw and re-holster with a concealment garment, as well as, how to minimize danger when uniformed personnel arrive.

Monday, September 18, 2023, Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg