Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Patrol Operations

Courses & Events

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.


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.


Thursday, October 29, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Thursday, October 29, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


November 30, 2020 to December 4, 2020, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, 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.


This course contains no sessions
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A four-hour, one-day 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.


Wednesday, October 21, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Understanding and utilizing appropriate emotional intelligence is a key element in police matters and can be seen as a root problem in a majority of police controversy. People with high emotional intelligence have greater mental health, exemplary job performance, and more potent leadership skills.The ability for an officer to express and control their emotions is essential, but so is the ability to understand, interpret, and respond to the emotions of others. A law enforcement practitioner's ability to manage and use their emotions effectively and in a positive way is crucial for stress management and career survival while aiding in and helping establish positive community relations.


Monday, November 2, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Essential Spanish for Law Enforcement is a 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.


September 28-30, 2020, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
November 4-6, 2020, Barta Training Complex (Berryton, 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.


December 1-2, 2020, Bicknell Family Center for the Arts - Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, 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.


January 26-29, 2021, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (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.


October 7-8, 2020, 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.


Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 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.


Thursday, November 12, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Tuesday, September 29, 2020, McPherson Community Building (McPherson, 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.


Wednesday, September 30, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, October 30, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, November 20, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Thursday, January 21, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, February 26, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Bias-based policing occurs when an officer makes decisions or takes action based upon his or her own personal or societal biases or stereotypes, rather than relying on facts and observed behaviors. This program discusses in-depth understanding of bias and how to combat it and racial profiling.


This course contains no sessions
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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 26-27, 2020, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
The Tactical Medical for First Responders program is designed to define a Medical Threat Assessment, to include a medical plan for a tactical operation.


Thursday, September 24, 2020, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
This 4 hour 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.


Wednesday, November 11, 2020, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Thursday, January 28, 2021, KLETC Campus Firearms Range and Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)