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, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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.


Thursday, September 22, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, December 12, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, February 17, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, May 10, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Wednesday, November 2, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, 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.


Friday, October 7, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, December 9, 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, September 9, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
This class examines the many legal issues involved in car stops.

This class discusses the seizure and forfeiture to law enforcement agencies property such as currency, cars, houses, and businesses that have been used or gained through violations of state and federal law.


Tuesday, September 6, 2022, Gardner Justice Center (Gardner, KS)
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, 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.


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This block of instruction will discuss the events that have led to the current situation regarding the regions Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMG) activity. We will discuss each of these clubs and their significance including the trends currently being seen by law enforcement in the area. Additionally, we will discuss enforcement techniques and intelligence gathering methods to keep officers safe and effective when confronting OMG members.


Thursday, July 21, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Friday, July 29, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, KS)
Thursday, August 4, 2022, Goodland Police Department (Goodland , KS)
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, November 4, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, February 24, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


September 28-29, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (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.


Tuesday, October 25, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 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.


Friday, September 16, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, January 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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, September 21, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, March 8, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
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.


Thursday, October 6, 2022, Ottawa University (Ottawa, KS)
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 (Online, WEB)
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)

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.