Course detail: Human Trafficking - Recognition and Response for Law Enforcement

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. 

Core Competencies:  
  • Participants will employ best practices as they identify and respond to any crime involving human sex trafficking from its beginning to its eventual disposition. 

Course Objectives: 

  • Identify venues for commercial sex in your jurisdiction. 
  • Identify indicators of suspects and potential victim/survivors of human sex trafficking in your presence. 
  • Discover trafficker culture, including business model(s), advertising, communication methods, industry nomenclature, vulnerabilities that allow law enforcement intervention, and counter measures to detection and enforcement? Interview strategies to identify available corroborative evidence 
  • Discuss important considerations of victim disposition 
  • Provide best practices in operational design. 
  • Provide best practices in undercover work. 
  • Discuss demand reduction strategies and operations. 
  • Provide best practices in investigation management. 
  • Provide case studies relevant to the learning objectives. 
  • Examine small unit (1 or 2-officer) investigative techniques. 

Instructional Methods: 
  • Lecture 
  • Group discussion 
  • Group participation in table-top exercises 
  • Develop and participate in a scenario (instructor evaluation) 

Who Should Attend: 

  • Law enforcement officers with work in or supervise investigations or patrol, including agency executives and heads. 
  • Civilian analysts working for law enforcement agencies.

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 Information: LE23092F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 02/17/23 and ending on 02/17/23
Only 15 days left to register!
Times: 08:00am-12:00pm CST


This training "requires" that you have a device with a strong internet connection, microphone/speaker and a camera. If you do not currently have these capabilities, you should secure them before the training.


Name Additional Resources
Derrick Wilczek

Facility Detail

Zoom Facilitated Sessions
Meets live online

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $15.00 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.