Course detail: Kansas Lethal Weapon Course: Investigating and Prosecuting DUI Related Fatalities

The seminar is focused on assisting prosecutors and officers in developing their knowledge and skills related to vehicular homicide cases.

It offers cross disciplinary training for prosecutors and officers dealing with fatal crash scenes to:

  • Improve knowledge and skills
  • Learn about the role and responsibilities of each other's profession
  • Enhance their working relationship

The seminar will include training on crash reconstruction, technical investigation at the scene, toxicology, and trial advocacy skills.

Officers will have the opportunity to learn about prosecutorial involvement in fatal crashes.

Prosecutors will have the opportunity to gain a working knowledge of crash reconstruction and toxicology, as well as skills to work with expert witnesses.

  • Physics Principles
  • Pedestrian Collision
  • Single Vehicle Collisions
  • Occupant Kinematics
  • Intersection Collision
  • IN-Line Collisions
  • Toxicology-medical records
  • C.H.A.R.T. Team
  • Prosecutor's Role at the Scene
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Hit and Run Homicide
  • Charging Considerations
  • Preparing the Reconstructionist for Court
  • Cross-Examination for the Defense Reconstructionist


FREE Lodging and Meals available on a first come first serve basis. All participants will be provided with lunch on each training day. To take advantage of free lodging, please check the "Add ons" box under KLETC Meals and Lodging, then add the course to your shopping cart and register!!

Sponsoring Agencies: Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office; Kansas Department of Transportation; Kansas Attorney General's Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol.

 Session Information: LE24041F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 10/02/23 and ending on 10/04/23
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CDT




Please dress in layers as there will be exercises conducted outside. Registration opens at 0730 on 10/02/2023. The session will end no later than 1700 on 10/04/2023. When it is complete, a formal agenda will be posted in the "Additional Resources" area.

KLETC Dormitory Information:

For those with reservations at KLETC Welch Hall Dormitory, and specifically for those attendees who desire to come in the night before, please come to the Main KLETC Entrance marked on the map, it is near the flag pole and marked with a large "A". If you arrive on Sunday, the doors are open from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. If you arrive after 10:00 PM the doors will be locked, however, you can contact security at 620-200-4220, and after answering their questions, they will assist you in getting room keys. Checkout time is 8:00 AM on your departure day or last day of training, please have all personal items removed at that time.

All lodging attendees will find an envelope containing their room key at the front desk in the main lobby reception area. Sheets and a blanket are furnished for our guests. Items you may wish to bring: Alarm Clock, Bath Towels, Wash Cloths, Soap, Shampoo, Hair Dryer, Pillow and Pillowcase, and an Extra Blanket.

Weapon Safety - KLETC adopted a new weapons policy effective July 1, 2017. The concealed carry of handguns shall be permitted on the KLETC Campus, including all buildings and public areas to the maximum extent possible while ensuring the safety of the staff, students and guests in a training environment. The open carry of firearms shall be prohibited unless necessary for instruction in an authorized training program. Nothing in this procedure is intended to interfere with a law enforcement officer performing his or her official law enforcement duties on the KLETC campus. Law Enforcement officers attending continuing education or basic training classes, or are attending meetings or other academy-related events, 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. ABSOLUTELY NO student, instructor, or role player is allowed to carry any firearm into an area where signage stating "no live weapons or ammunition is allowed in training safety areas" is present. You are responsible for ensuring that your firearm is secured safely, reasonably, and ethically while on the KLETC campus. Questions regarding this policy for continuing education students, instructors or guests may be directed to the KLETC Assistant Director for Professional Development and Continuing Education.

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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