Course detail: Kansas School Resource Officer Basic Training

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.  

Core Competencies:
  • Participants will be able to decide upon prescribed coursesof action or techniques that will provide a greater level of safety in a schoolenvironment, event or situation.

  • Participants will exhibit fairness in policing while givingpeople a voice and performing law enforcement duties with impartiality and thenecessary level of transparency to sustain and strengthen public trust.

Instructional Methods:
  • Lecture
  • Discussion
  • Demonstration
  • Practical Exercises
Who Should Attend?
All certified law enforcement officers who are currently assigned or will be assigned as a School Resource Officer. 

Must complete the two online training blocks on Mitigating Exposure to the Criminal Justice System prior to attending the SRO course.  These courses cover the requirements set forth by Senate Bill 367, laws related to the Kansas juvenile justice system.  Additionally, a Bias Free Policing course must be completed prior to attending.

Course pre-requisites
(required) Mitigating Juvenile Exposure to the Criminal Justice System - Section 01
(required) Mitigating Juvenile Exposure to the Criminal Justice System - Section 02
(required) Bias-Free Policing

 Session Detail: LE22381F

Times: 08:00am - 05:00pm
Registration Fee : $350.00




For those with dorm room reservation, you may check in the evening before your training starts. Please come to the Main KLETC Entrance, it is near the flagpole and marked with a large "A". More information will be provided through email approximately one week before the start of training. Checkout time is 8 am on your departure day or last day of training, please have all personal items removed at that time. Law Enforcement officers attending continuing education training are permitted to carry their firearm while on the KLETC campus. Law enforcement officers carrying a firearm on the KLETC campus must possess appropriate agency identification. We are a tobacco and alcohol-free campus. Refund/Cancellation Policy: A full refund of lodging fees will be available if requested in writing or and received by KLETC ten days prior to the beginning date of the seminar. After that date, but prior to the seminar, refunds will be made, but a $25.00 administrative fee will be charged. No refunds will be made after the starting date of the seminar. If you have any questions concerning this session, please contact KLETC at 620.694.1400 or by email. Thank you again for your willingness to participate. We look forward to seeing you at KLETC!!

Facility Detail

KLETC Campus
Integrity Auditorium
11009 S. Hornet Road
Hutchinson, KS 67501
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Facility Resources
KLETC Building Directory (PDF Document)
CE and Guest KLETC Campus Rules and Regs (PDF Document)
Driving Directions - KLETC (PDF Document)

Integrity Auditorium

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $25.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 10 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.