Course detail: DARE Officer Training

Course Description:

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. They will also receive an overview of the enhancement lessons including, Opioid, OTC/RX drugs, MS and HS Vaping and HS More Than Sad - Mental Health lesson. The DOT training team will provide leadership and guidance that will establish effective instructional strategies to be used by officers in the classroom. An educator on the training staff will engage candidates in learning the concepts and developing the skills necessary to be effective in working with students and schools.

The Office of the Kansas Attorney General will reimburse each participant's agency $500 of the registration fee upon successful completion of the course. Officers that are not from Kansas are welcome to participate, however their agency will not be reimbursed the $500. This course will meet daily from 0800-1700. The registration fee includes all meals and lodging; there will NOT be a pro-rated registration fee for those who do not lodge at KLETC.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in an event, please email KLETC or call 620.694.1400 at least three weeks before the first day of the event. Some events may require notice earlier than three weeks and require you contact a specific individual; if so, that information is provided in the event-specific information.

 Session Detail: LE23024F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 07/25/22 and ending on 08/05/22 (excluding 07/30/22, 07/31/22)
Times: 08:00am - 05:00pm
Registration Fee : $550.00


Please dress in layers, as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. The session begins at 8:00AM each day and is estimated to end at 5:00PM. Onsite registration will be available at 7:30 AM.KLETC Dormitory Information: 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. 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!!

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KLETC Campus
Integrity Auditorium
11009 S. Hornet Road
Hutchinson, KS 67501
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