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



March 7-8, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
March 9-10, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
October 18-19, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


Thursday, October 28, 2021, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
Friday, January 14, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Thursday, March 31, 2022, Butler County Sub-Station/Western Tag Office (Augusta, 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, November 2, 2021, Pittsburg Fire Dept (Pittsburg, 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.


Thursday, May 19, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
This class will give an overview of civil process in the State of Kansas, which will include basic civil versus criminal law; types of court orders and documents served, with specifics on Protection Orders, Writs of Execution, Evictions, Probate Orders and Tax Warrants and the service of process. Handouts will be provided with time allowed for questions on any of the material covered.


Tuesday, October 26, 2021, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, 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.


This course contains no sessions
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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.


Tuesday, February 8, 2022, Marysville City Hall (Marysville, KS)
Friday, April 29, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
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, February 7, 2022, Barta Training Complex (Berryton, KS)
Monday, April 25, 2022, William L. White Auditorium, upstairs (Little Theater) (Emporia, KS)
Monday, June 20, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
De-escalation skills and techniques are the cornerstone to crisis resolution and typically begin long before they are ever needed. Attendees in this course will be able to explain social, behavioral, legal, ethical and tactical considerations that are intended to de-escalate a situation or prevent escalation into an undesirable confrontation. Additionally, they will be able to describe methods to solicit and obtain cooperation from a potentially uncooperative but non-threatening subject.


Thursday, November 18, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Tuesday, November 16, 2021, Washburn University KBI Forensic Science Center (Topeka, KS)
Thursday, February 17, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, 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.


October 18-29, 2021, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, 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, November 9, 2021, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, 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.


Friday, January 28, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, 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, November 8, 2021, Leavenworth Co Sheriffs Office - Justice Center Training Room (Leavenworth, 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, February 11, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
This four-hour block of instruction will provide Kansas Law Enforcement an opportunity to obtain legal and legislative updates that affect police operations and investigations.


Wednesday, January 12, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


March 15-17, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
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.


January 17-19, 2022, The Venue (Derby, KS)
March 7-9, 2022, Gardner Justice Center (Gardner, KS)
September 27-29, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
December 5-7, 2022, Parsons (Parsons, KS)
This course is designed 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.


February 2-3, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
May 2-3, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
The Firearms Instructor School 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.


December 13-17, 2021, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
The Firearms Instructor School - Hand Gun Proficiency 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.


March 21-25, 2022, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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)
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.


Thursday, February 3, 2022, Seward County Sheriff's Office (Liberal, KS)
Thursday, April 14, 2022, Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium (Pittsburg, KS)
Learn how to safely use and maintain your weapon in a one-day (eight-hour) class.

Please register at: AC-Armorer's Course

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



Thursday, February 17, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
Built for police leaders from agencies of all sizes, the 21st Century Police Leader delivers an advanced and rigorous course designed to foster, train and empower law enforcement leaders at all levels within their organization. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with other police leaders on several topics and best practices as well as address effective leadership strategies, the current state of policing and the discussion of police reform. Classroom dialogue will provide constructive responses to several present-day issues facing leaders.


Friday, December 3, 2021, 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.


Monday, November 15, 2021, Shawnee Police Department (Shawnee, KS)
Monday, December 13, 2021, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
This interactive course will introduce conflict theory, analysis, and intervention strategies and techniques for managing difficult conversations and situations for law enforcement professionals. While this course will address understanding the causes and management of interpersonal conflict at the micro level (family, school, work, community), there will be a special focus on the external work environment of law enforcement.


Friday, February 18, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, 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.


November 2-5, 2021, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
February 28, 2022 to March 3, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
May 2-5, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
June 27-30, 2022, Parsons (Parsons, 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.


February 15-16, 2022, Washburn University KBI Forensic Science Center (Topeka, KS)
June 21-22, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, 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.


Tuesday, December 7, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Tuesday, February 1, 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, November 19, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, February 14, 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.


Tuesday, March 1, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Wednesday, June 1, 2022, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
While many agencies have programs in crime scene processing, the level of training and resources available varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, as does the opportunity to work with evidence. To help these agencies, Kansas Bureau of Investigation has developed a comprehensive Lab Services Training and Outreach Program.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
While many agencies have programs in crime scene processing, the level of training and resources available varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, as does the opportunity to work with evidence. To help these agencies, Kansas Bureau of Investigation has developed a course to assist in the understanding of requirements, services and reports.


Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, August 17, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Thursday, November 10, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
The LELA Command School is a 300-hour, competency-based professional development program which blends classroom instruction with additional online coursework to deliver the concepts, tools, and practical resources needed for effective management.

Please register at: LELA-Command



January 10, 2022 to November 18, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (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



March 1-2, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
July 12-13, 2022, 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.


Monday, January 10, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, May 13, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Livestock theft has been around forever. It is a crime that is often undetected and unreported but when reported it is most likely inadequately investigated. In livestock theft investigations time is of the essence. Knowing where to start and what evidence to obtain is key to a successful investigation.


Tuesday, November 16, 2021, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, KS)
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, January 11, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


November 30, 2021 to December 2, 2021, Osage Casino Hotel (Tulsa, OK)
This course will introduce officers to methods which allow the officer to consistently monitor their state of mind, interpret their emotions and control their responses to the effects of stress and conflict. Through lecture, demonstration and hands on exercises the students will explore practices that have positive benefits in terms of resilience and overall wellness to both their on-duty performance and personal lives.


Wednesday, March 23, 2022, Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium (Pittsburg, KS)
Wednesday, June 22, 2022, Seward County Sheriff's Office (Liberal, KS)
While the shortest distance between two points may be a straight line, NICB has learned that insurance crime investigations seldom follow a linear path. Bends, bows, kinks, curves and tangents typically arise that impede investigations and throw them off course. That's where NICB's 100+ years of relationship-building comes into play: our deep roots with our member insurance companies, law enforcement agencies and public agencies are vital to our ability to follow the twists and turns we encounter to detect, deter and stop insurance crimes.


Wednesday, November 17, 2021, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site (Dodge City, 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.


March 8-9, 2022, Lawrence Police Department Training Room (Lawrence, 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.


Wednesday, February 9, 2022, Manhattan Fire Dept (Manhattan, KS)
Wednesday, April 27, 2022, The Venue (Derby, KS)
Friday, June 24, 2022, Parsons (Parsons, KS)
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.


April 11-15, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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 29, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, March 25, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, May 27, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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)
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.


Monday, February 21, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


Tuesday, March 29, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


This course contains no sessions
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This eight-hour class will help participants identify, prepare for and respond to the Sovereignty Movement and to protect themselves during encounters.


Friday, December 10, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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, December 16, 2021, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
Thursday, May 12, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Thursday, November 10, 2022, Parsons (Parsons, KS)
Nearly twice the number of officers take their own life than those killed in the line of duty. Stress Management continues to remain an important and under-appreciated aspect of law enforcement. Even after decades of research and training, law enforcement practitioners continue to assume that some things are just "part of the job".


Friday, January 14, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Thursday, March 3, 2022, 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.


Monday, January 24, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, March 28, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, May 16, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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 7, 2021, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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, February 22, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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, April 4, 2022, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
Monday, August 15, 2022, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)