Course detail: Recruiting and Retention 2-Day Seminar

Course Description: 

Do you have a problem with recruiting and retention? If so, this is the workshop for you. We will discuss well over 100 ideas to help you improve the process of recruiting, hiring, training and then retaining your workforce. 

During the workshop, we will discuss generational differences and how to use that information to better inform your recruiting and retention efforts. Then we will discuss over 100 ideas to help you improve your opportunity to receive more applications, hire the best people, train them well, and retain them long term. 

It is suggested that agencies send more than one person including a decision maker and another who is responsible for recruiting and retention. 

Throughout the two days, we will work together to develop individual plans for each organization in attendance that includes ideas and concepts to implement, who is responsible for each task, the steps needed for each, and a timeline. 

Core Competencies: 
  • Managing Self - Participants will harness one's emotions, thoughts, and behaviors effectively in different situations and to achieve goals and aspirations. 
  • Leading People - Participants will lead and engage people to maximize organizational performance. 
  • Leading Organizations - Participants will appraise and adopt the duties and behaviors incumbent upon a law enforcement leader who acts in ways that support the needs of their organization, community, and profession. 
  • Participants will learn how the different generations in the workforce can work better together by understanding and appreciating the differences.
  • Participants will learn several unique and useful ideas on recruiting, hiring, training, and retention.
  • Participants will develop a comprehensive recruiting, hiring, training and retention plan. 
Instructional Methods: 
  • Interactive Lecture
  • Applied Learning Exercises 
Who Should Attend: 
  • Law Enforcement Officers who are in or aspire to leadership roles 
  • Those responsible in hiring personnel
Course Requirements: 
  • 100% Attendance and Participation 
Fitness Requirements and Expectation of Physical Risk: Sedentary

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 CPSL or call 620.694.1401 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: SL24008F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 03/14/24 and ending on 03/15/24
Only 11 days left to register!
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CDT
Registration Fee : $100.00


Every day, starting on 03/13/24 and ending on 03/15/24
08:00am-05:00pm CDT


This session is scheduled to take place at KLETC. Onsite registration will begin at 0730. Please dress in layers as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. KLETC Dormitory Information- 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". You may check into your room between 6:00 PM and 10:00 PM Monday through Friday and Sunday. If you arrive after 10:00 PM the doors will be locked, however you can contact a custodian 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, leadership or basic training classes, or 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 in a safe, reasonable, and acceptable manner while on the KLETC campus. Questions regarding this policy for leadership students, instructors or guests may be directed to the CPSL Assistant Director for the Center for Public Safety Leadership. Refund/Cancellation Policy: A full refund of lodging fees will be available if requested in writing and received by CPSL 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 CPSL at 620.694.1401 or by email at Thank you again for your willingness to participate. We look forward to seeing you at KLETC!!


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Facility Detail

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