Kansas Peace Officers Association

P.O. Box 2592, Wichita, KS 67201
(316) 722-8433  |  kpoa@kpoa.org

"Co-operation and Justice"

Tactical Ethics

  • 05/14/2024
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • WSU Metroplex Room #132, 5015 E. 29th Street North, Wichita, KS
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KPOA District 7 Professional Development

“Tactical Ethics”

May 14, 2024, from 0900 to 1200 hours (3 hours)
Wichita State University Metro Complex Room #132
5015 E. 29th Street North, Wichita, KS


While in a controlled environment, the answer to ethical dilemmas may appear simple, but the reality is that in a split second, police officers must make incredibly challenging decisions. Ethical challenges exist in all professional fields, however, law enforcement officers face complex challenges that have the potential for harmful events.

About the Instructor:

KBI Executive Officer Robert StuartKBI Executive Officer Robert Stuart began his law enforcement career as an Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County in 1991. After five years of prosecuting cases, Bob joined the FBI. At conclusion of Quantico new agent training in March of 1996, he was assigned to the Dallas Division where he investigated public corruption and health care fraud matters. Bob was collaterally assigned to the Dallas FBI Evidence Response Team (ERT). After 9/11, Bob worked in New York City at ground zero during the clean-up and evidence recovery operations and then was part of the FBI ERT response to the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. In 2003, Bob returned to Kansas and was assigned to the Topeka Resident Agency of the Kansas City FBI Office (KC) where he worked counterintelligence matters. In 2010, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent/Chief Division Counsel (CDC) of KC. Bob served as CDC until March 1, 2023. During his CDC time, he was honored to represent the FBI as Legal Attaché at the US Embassy in Barbados for a winter and as CDC for the FBI Anchorage Office for a summer. Upon his retirement from the FBI, Bob enthusiastically accepted the position of Deputy General Counsel with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) in April 2023. After just two short months, Bob became the Executive Officer for the KBI, where he currently holds that position. Bob has provided more than 2,000 hours of ethics, constitutional law, and use of force training to federal, military, state, local and tribal law enforcement groups as well as law enforcement topical presentations to numerous religious and civic organizations.

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