KLETC Campus

Investigations

Courses & Events

This 4-hour training will cover how information is compiled, analyzed, and/or disseminated to anticipate, prevent, or monitor criminal activity. The different forms of intelligence will be covered, how to obtain the information, and finally what to do with it.


Wednesday, October 9, 2024, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
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, April 16, 2024, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
From Victim Identification to Prosecution is a practitioner-led interactive training course for all Kansas-certified law enforcement officers and non-commissioned analysts. The course is designed to increase recognition and investigative skills in combatting human sex trafficking.


Tuesday, March 5, 2024, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Thursday, June 6, 2024, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This 12-hour 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.


March 27-28, 2024, Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
This training will enhance participants' fundamental understanding and awareness of The Internet of Things, Intelligence Gathering, Cryptocurrency, and The Dark Web, empowering them with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate these complex and often misunderstood aspects of the digital world.


Friday, May 24, 2024, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Trace evidence analysis is a discipline of forensic science that deals with the minute transfers of materials that cannot commonly be seen with the unaided eye. The types of trace evidence range from fibers or paint chips to primer gunshot residue. This evidence may provide a link between a victim and a suspect, a victim and a scene, or a suspect and a scene. The significance of trace evidence is often overlooked, however, in the absence of other evidence, trace evidence may be the only source that can provide crucial investigative information.


Wednesday, February 28, 2024, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Thursday, May 16, 2024, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
Developed by the Kansas Attorney General's Office, this course covers critical topics, including consumer protection, identity theft prevention and investigation, and understanding blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Participants will gain an understanding of relevant statutes, investigative techniques, and enforcement strategies.


This course contains no sessions
This 35-hour course is for law enforcement and prosecutors who want to improve and increase their expertise and knowledge in the investigation and prosecution of domestic violence cases. The week-long, interactive, scenario-based class will focus on trauma-informed responses, barriers for prosecution and law enforcement, report writing and search warrants, charging cases, trial strategies, utilizing expert witnesses, forensic nursing and advocacy; attendee self-care, and many other topics. Attendees will work "real" cases from the initial 911 call through the prosecution phase. At the end of the course, attendees will have a greater understanding of the elements needed for a prosecutable and winnable case.


May 6-10, 2024, Integrity Auditorium
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.


May 30-31, 2024, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
When responding to crime scenes, it is important to recognize probative evidence conducive to latent print examination. Learning to apply the proper development and collection techniques will assist in the recovery of comparable latent prints. In this course, students will get hands-on experience applying various powders on basic and complex surfaces. In addition, they will test and experiment with a number of lifting techniques including tape, gel, hinge, and casting material. Students will also learn and perform a method for taking known prints that do not utilize ink, yet still provide a full and clear recording of the friction ridge skin. In addition, this course will explain proper packaging and submission techniques for latent print evidence and photographs of latent prints.


Tuesday, March 12, 2024, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
Property Crimes Investigations is an 8-hour training designed to promote the development of participants in investigative techniques, problem-solving skills and case management skills that will promote thoroughness and professionalism leading to an arrest and aiding in a successful prosecution. This training is geared toward new detectives or those aspiring to become detectives.


Thursday, May 2, 2024, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
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 13, 2024, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This session is for officers who are already credentialed as an instructor in SFSTs


Thursday, May 30, 2024, Dodge City KLETC Regional Site
This two-part training will cover Trauma Informed Response - Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims and Strangulation: A Hidden Danger.


Tuesday, July 23, 2024, Cowley County Community College - Wright Room

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.

To compliment and balance your educational experience, a final capstone project is also required.