Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

School Safety

Courses & Events

Creating and maintaining a safer school environment is the primary goal of every SRO. This is a Kansas-developed advanced class for School Resource Officers who have previously participated in a basic School Resource Officer training. This three-day training assists SRO's in equipping themselves with additional information and skills they may need to build their school's program for continued positive growth. The training will also help SRO's learn to recognize, address and prevent crime commonly found within schools. The topics covered in this 24-hour training include building relationships, CPTED/Crisis Drills/Practicals, Kansas School Law, Responding to At-Risk students, Human Trafficking, Interdiction exercises, and networking opportunities.


June 8-10, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
The D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOT) is an intensive two week course. It is designed using current educational philosophies and principles that enhance the transfer of decision-making and critical thinking skills. The DOT attendee will receive a working knowledge of the elementary, middle school and high school D.A.R.E. curricula.


July 25, 2022 to August 5, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
This interactive course will introduce conflict theory, analysis, and intervention strategies and techniques for managing difficult conversations and situations for law enforcement professionals. While this course will address understanding the causes and management of interpersonal conflict at the micro level (family, school, work, community), there will be a special focus on the external work environment of law enforcement.


Friday, February 18, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Creating and maintaining a safer school environment is the primary goal of every SRO. This five-day training assists SROs in equipping themselves with the information and skills needed to identify, address and prevent crime and violence in Kansas schools. The 40-hour curriculum will cover SROs major responsibilities as well as Kansas School Laws, Student Development and the Brain, De-escalation Techniques for Youth, Interviewing Youth, Drug Trends, and Single Officer Response.


June 20-24, 2022, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
The purpose of this training is to develop a lesson plan which an SRO is comfortable teaching to audiences within their school community. Participants will work with a small group to develop a topic into a class presentation. In addition to the class presentation they develop, each officer will have access to presentations created by other groups in the class to use in their schools.


Monday, February 21, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)