Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Legal Understanding

Courses & Events

This course will cover the various aspects of case management including case prioritization, follow up investigations, documentation, time management, developing contacts and working with prosecutors.


Tuesday, August 9, 2022, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
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.


Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Salina Police Department Training Room (Salina, KS)
By developing an early intervention system (EIS), we create a healthier and happier environment, maintain and grow trust with those we serve, and continuously develop our employees. Because EIS systems are designed to identify employees with patterns of problematic conduct early, we can catch concerning trends and work with the employee to avoid a stalled career, discipline, or termination.


Thursday, September 1, 2022, Parsons Convention Center (Parsons, KS)
This six-hour block of instruction will provide Kansas Law Enforcement an opportunity to obtain legal and legislative updates that affect police operations and investigations. By using an interactive, web-based application, participants will engage in classroom discussion on a wide range of topics Legislative Updates effective July 1, 2022.


Friday, January 20, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Wednesday, February 1, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Monday, February 27, 2023, 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, 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)
Law enforcement officers and first responders are responding with increasing frequency to situations involving one or more individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Even where such calls do not involve allegations of criminal conduct, these situations can quickly become dangerous for the individuals involved, officers and first responders, and bystanders and onlookers. Law enforcement officers need to know the circumstances under which they can take individuals experiencing a mental health crisis into protective custody, where they may take these individuals for care and services, and what protections they have against potential civil lawsuits and criminal charges.


Thursday, December 8, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Thursday, April 27, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
This course prepares participants through instruction and practice to properly prepare written reports common to the criminal justice/LE community. This course will focus on the structure of reports to include the reason reports are important. Attendees will be able to take good field notes, build a report that best represent what happened on scene, keep the report organized and build a report that will assist in the court hearing process.


October 25-26, 2022, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
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)