Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Investigations

Courses & Events

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
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 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
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
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 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
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

Certificate Programs

The KLETC Certificate in Criminal Investigations will provide investigators with the knowledge and skill set required to be successful in their role. In today's changing climate, criminal investigators are faced with a multitude of situations. Beyond traditional investigation methodologies, criminal investigators must now be experts in human trafficking, internet and financial investigations, drug conspiracies, crimes against children and interview and interrogation to ensure the investigator is fully equipped with the competencies needed to meet the rigorous demands of the environments in which they will be working. Successful completion of the Certificate in Criminal Investigations will provide participants the ability to conduct professional and ethical investigations, improve their case management and documentation skills.


Learning Competency:

  • Participants will employ best practices as they investigate any crime from its beginning to its eventual disposition; either as an individual, or as part of an investigatory team.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to conduct professional investigations.
  • Participants will be able to adhere to ethical standards.
  • Participants will be able to improve case management and documentation skills.
  • Participants will be able to investigate a wide variety of crimes.