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, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


Tuesday, August 9, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
This course will teach participants how to investigate a child sexual abuse case from start to finish. Case studies will be utilized to enhance learning. Participants will gain knowledge and confidence to assist them in working these cases in the future and keeping children safe from abusers.


This course contains no sessions
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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, June 6, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
The use of confidential sources and informants is a necessary evil in law enforcement. A good informant managed properly can be the difference in solving a variety of crimes, up to and including homicides. But a poorly managed informant can create a disaster for the officer and the department. Far too often officers are using informants without the proper knowledge on how and when they should be used.


Tuesday, May 24, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
On every shift, police officers experience boundless stressors that can range from the merest encounter to outright chaos. This cumulative exposure can affect officers' mental and physical health, contributing to problems such as post-traumatic stress injuries, substance misuse, depression, and suicidal ideation. We will discuss practices that will promote mental health and wellness awareness. We will also introduce a paradigm shift in addressing factors inherent with the law enforcement organizational and cultural norms that provides a new innovating way to implement suicide prevention within an agency.


Wednesday, June 22, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
Police officers experience frequent and ongoing stressors in their work. These stressors range from their constant risk of staying safe on the job, restricting and conflicting policies, public opinion, public perceptions, and even civil unrest. And, simultaneously be prepared and decisive in responding to and investigating critical incidents, intentional human acts that shock the conscious, preserve life and respond to mass disasters. While these stressors are duly accepted the very day they pinned on the badge, there are healthy alternatives to mitigate burnout, substance abuse, marital problems, anxiety, depression or even post-traumatic stress injuries.


Monday, June 20, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
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.


June 13-17, 2022, Riley County Public Works Training Room (Manhattan, KS)
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, June 7, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Kingman Armory (Kingman, KS)
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.


July 25, 2022 to August 5, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
This class will provide drug investigators with critical tools to utilize existing law to disrupt, dismantle and eliminate these organizations. Conspiracy investigations require investigators to utilize intelligence resources, collaborate with other agencies and partner with prosecutors to be successful. This training will lay out in detail all of these aspects and teach students how to develop, build and complete a drug conspiracy investigation.


Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Salina Police Department Training Room (Salina, KS)
An early intervention system or employee development program is designed to identify and correct these behavioral issues prior to the issue occurring. The systems or program should have effective methods for providing supervisory assistance and guidance to the officer The program should seek to identify stress-related symptoms and techniques to reduce the stressors.


Monday, July 11, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Thursday, September 1, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, KS)
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, May 25, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Often when we take over leadership roles we simply mimic what we have seen in the past. But how many meetings have you sat through and thought?that should have been an email? We will explore skills that we are not normally trained in and that we normally just end up acquiring from experience (much to our detriment). Participants will learn how to effectively manage their to-do list, time, and inbox, how to lead meetings, use time multipliers, lead projects, delegate, conduct process reviews and other skills needed to lead others.


Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
Emotional intelligence and mindset training can help law enforcement mitigate the impact of stress and improve interpersonal communication within their personal and professional networks. It can strengthen your willpower, allow you to focus on your task at hand, and make better decisions under pressure. This course is designed for and been delivered to every level of law enforcement officer from patrol to command staff.


Friday, September 23, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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, September 7, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, November 9, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


August 1-3, 2022, Salina Police Department Training Room (Salina, KS)
September 27-29, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
December 5-7, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, KS)
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.


June 13-17, 2022, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
October 3-7, 2022, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
Law enforcement 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 apprehensions and etc. These types of demands make law enforcement an incredibly taxing career both physically and physiologically.


Thursday, September 15, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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, August 1, 2022, Water Treatment Facility (Arkansas City, KS)
Friday, December 2, 2022, Salina Police Department Training Room (Salina, KS)
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 19-23, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
This course will help First Responders develop good nutrition, physical health and general wellness through their development of their own fitness plan.


Thursday, August 18, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
Monday, November 14, 2022, The Venue (Derby, KS)
How do we change our world, our community, our workplace or even ourselves? Organizations and communities don't change. People do. To accommodate sustainable change, we first must learn how the human mind views and adapts to change.


Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
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.


June 27-30, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, KS)
November 14-17, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


June 21-22, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
November 15-16, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Wednesday, November 2, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, KS)
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 (Online, WEB)
Friday, December 9, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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, September 9, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Wednesday, June 1, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
This year's conference will focus on Substance Misuse, Stepping Up Kansas Initiative, Kansas Sexual Assault Response, SANE Grant at Pittsburg State University, Kansas AG Candidates, National Insurance Crime Bureau, DOJ Law Enforcement Coordination, Media Relations, Money Center Network and Officer Recruitment. Please register at:
2022 KACP Leadership Conference



May 23-26, 2022, Hilton Garden Inn - Manhattan (Manhattan, KS)
The Kansas Police Administrators' Seminar (KPAS) is designed for new chiefs and department administrators and senior officers and supervisors who are preparing themselves for chief or other upper level police administrative positions.


June 27, 2022 to July 1, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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 20-24, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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



July 12-13, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
March 14-15, 2023, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
July 11-12, 2023, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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 (Online, WEB)
This class examines the many legal issues involved in car stops.

This class discusses the seizure and forfeiture to law enforcement agencies property such as currency, cars, houses, and businesses that have been used or gained through violations of state and federal law.


Tuesday, September 6, 2022, Gardner Justice Center (Gardner, KS)
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, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


June 2-3, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


June 14-15, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
This course promotes change in who and how we hire. Moreover, it promotes taking care of employee's emotional needs as a moral duty, while also serving to slow attrition rates, and when possible, to repair those who are changed by the caustic world of law enforcement.


Friday, June 24, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, KS)
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, November 4, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, February 24, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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, May 27, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
This course will allow the attendees to explore their spiritual wellness and how spiritual practices can serve as a framework for life after a career in public safety.


Thursday, September 22, 2022, Salina Police Department Training Room (Salina, KS)
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, September 8, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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 (Online, WEB)
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 (Hays, KS)
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, September 16, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, January 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Tactics and Techniques for Human Trafficking Investigations class 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.


This course contains no 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, August 15, 2022, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
The UOFITP is designed to give the student the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully design, develop and implement Use of Force training using static, dynamic, and interactive training principles. The UOFITP is for law enforcement professionals who train officers or agents in the principles of Use of Force, develop or revise Use of Force policy, and are responsible for review and evaluation of agency Use of Force incidents. It is not designed as an end user course which teaches an individual how to use force correctly. The UOFITP utilizes adult learning principles as well as problem based training, role-play, lecture and demonstrations to give the student the skills they need to be successful developing and teaching their own training programs related to Use of Force.


August 22, 2022 to September 2, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


Friday, September 30, 2022, Gardner Justice Center (Gardner, KS)
Monday, December 5, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)