Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Investigations

Courses & Events

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.


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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, May 7, 2021, Dodge City KLETC Regional Training Site (Dodge City, KS)
Friday, August 27, 2021, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
Friday, October 15, 2021, Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium (Pittsburg, KS)
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.


April 27-29, 2021, William L. White Auditorium, upstairs (Little Theater) (Emporia, KS)
This course will introduce law enforcement officers to methods of following a money trail from the proceeds of crime. The officers will learn how to expand an existing investigation to include financial crimes, and ultimately following a money trail to the disposition of those funds. Once the disposition is known, the officer will learn considerations for asset forfeiture based upon proceeds of crime versus facilitation.


Thursday, June 3, 2021, Hays KLETC Regional Training Site (Hays, KS)
Thursday, August 26, 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.


March 16-17, 2021, 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, May 14, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, November 19, 2021, 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, March 19, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, August 20, 2021, 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 16, 2021, Gardner Justice Center (Gardner, KS)
Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 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.


Thursday, April 15, 2021, Lawrence Police Department Training Room (Lawrence, KS)
The criminal diversion of controlled pharmaceuticals can be a complex and confusing issue for law enforcement. These otherwise legally prescribed controlled substances can become illegal when diverted from the standard practice of medicine. The diversion of controlled pharmaceutical opioids has directly led to the current opioid crisis we are experiencing in the United States. This class will help to guide law enforcement investigators as they address these complex cases.


Thursday, October 14, 2021, Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium (Pittsburg, KS)
The Response to Human Trafficking for Law Enforcement 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, April 19, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, May 17, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, June 7, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, July 19, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
This presentation examines the relationship between confession rates and sex offender characteristics (ie., offender age, relationship to victim, personality type, offense history and prior experience with the criminal justice system). In addition, several studies that investigated the effectiveness of various interviewer styles (investigator demeanor and approach) will be reviewed. Lastly, the presenter will provide anecdotal comments (from 121 admitting adult male sex offenders) related to the thoughts and concerns they had while they were initially being interviewed by detectives. Comments focus on the reason they declined to be interviewed, lied about their sexual crimes, or confessed.


Thursday, May 6, 2021, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


Wednesday, February 10, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
The Kansas Gang Investigators Association is pleased to presents Street to Street: The Criminal Justice Progression of a Gang Member guides participants through the path a gang member takes from first encounter within the community, through arrest and jail placement, to incarceration and eventually supervised release within the community once more.


Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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, March 31, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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 16, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)