Kansas Peace Officers Association

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

"Co-operation and Justice"

Upcoming events

    • 02/27/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center Learning Classroom 8
    Register

    UPDATED Location and Hybrid Format! 

    KPOA District 6 and KLETC are hosting a two-part training featuring in-person biased-based policing training and communications strategies for law enforcement.

    Part One:  Do You Have the Right to Remain Silent? 

    • Learn about communications strategies for law enforcement officers
    • Instructed by Dr. Jeffrey Jarman, Professor and Director, Elliot School of Communications, Wichita State University

    Part Two:  A Case of Racial Profiling

    • An in-person racial or other biased-based policing training from a Kansas caselaw perspective
    • Instructed by Michelle R. Meier, Commission Counsel, KS CPOST

    In-person Class

    LOCATION UPDATED!
    Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
    Learning Center – Classroom 8 (Classroom Size Limited to 30 Attendees)
    11009 S Hornet RD
    Hutchinson, KS  67501

    (You do not need to re-register if you have already done so.)

    Online Class

    A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the training.

    • 03/04/2024
    • 03/07/2024
    • Wichita Marriott, 9100 E Corporate Hills Dr, Wichita, KS

    Kansas Narcotics Officers Association
    32nd Annual Training Conference

    March 4th-7th, 2024

    Registration deadline is February 25th

    Training Location

    Wichita Marriott
    Hotel accommodations at

    The host hotel room block is full at this time.  Hotel reservations can be made at the Country Inn and Suites, or the Fairfield Inn and Suites, both located adjacent to the Marriott and within walking distance.  

    (Rooms are reserved at a rate of $103 / night when booked under the Kansas Narcotics Officers Association Conference room rate.

    Reservations can be made by clicking one of the links below

    Country Inn and Suites

    Fairfield Inn and Suites

    Schedule of Events
    (Subject to Change)


    Monday March 4th
    Registration 9am - 12pm
    Opening Ceremonies 1pm
    Opening Speaker
    Dr. Travis Yates - Seconds for Survival
    Click the Link for More Information

    Seconds For Survival | Travis Yates


    Tuesday March 5th
    Breakout Sessions 8am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
    Lunch Provided
    Highway Interdiction Enforcement - Technical Trooper Tanner Gleason;
    Technical Trooper Kyle Seiler - Kansas Highway Patrol

    "Living a Lie" - OMG Undercover Operations - Senior Special Agent John L Carr - ATF

    Asset Forfeiture Updates - Colin Wood - Kansas Bureau of Investigations (Ret.)

    Marijuana Legalization Issues - Craig Williams - Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics


    Wednesday March 6th
    Breakout Sessions 8am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
    Lunch Provided
    Covert Tactical Thinking - Bruce Gentner - 908 Devices, Las Vegas PD (Ret.)

    Building Complex Conspiracy Investigations - John Morrison - Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics

    Social Media and Open-Source Investigations - John Hock - Covert Media Consulting LLC

    Fentanyl/Opioid Death Investigations - Tim Beck, Las Vegas PD (Ret.)

    Thursday March 7th - 8am 12pm
    General Session
    Tactical Longevity
    Dr. Jennifer Prohaska
    Click the Link for More Information

    www.tacticallongevity.com

    TO REGISTER

    https://www.knoa.org/annual-conference

    For more information on this year's conference

    visit www.knoa.org

    • 03/12/2024
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Overbrook Library, 317 Maple St, Overbrook, KS

    De-Escalation Training for Law Enforcement
    AVAILABLE AT NO COST
    8 HOUR TRAINING

    Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), in partnership with the U.S. DOJ COPS Office and Get Safe, is pleased to offer eligible agencies a 1-day (8 hour) de-escalation training course.

    Hosted by the Overbook Police Department

    Location:  Overbrook Library, 317 Maple St, Overbrook, KS

    March 12, 2024 from 8AM to 5PM

    Lunch will be provided for all attendees.

    Register online at https://www.lemitonline.org/_dev/calendar/reg.php?item=513

    • 04/09/2024
    • 8:00 AM
    • 04/11/2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • Lyon County Fairgrounds, Anderson Building 2650 West Highway 50, Emporia, Kansas

    2024 Spring Training Information

    Since 2006, Lyon County Sheriff's Office has held a 3-day training covering a variety of law enforcement topics. This training provides an opportunity for law enforcement to get up to 25 hours of high-quality training. This training brings in up to 200 of Kansas' finest law enforcement officers to stay trained in all aspects of law enforcement.

    2024 Conference

    Date: April 9-11, 2024

    Location: Anderson Building - Lyon County Fairgrounds

    Attendee Information

    • Up to 25 hours of continuing education.
    • You are responsible for reporting the hours you attend to CPOST.
    • Cost: $75 a person.
    • Doors open 30 - 45 minutes prior to class beginning.
    • Lots of door prizes including a gun and some T.V.s
    5 meals are included with your registration fee.
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday lunch
    • Tuesday evening Steak Fry (Grill your own steak with all the fixings, beer provided)
    • Thursday Morning biscuits and gravy
    Challenge Coin Exchange
    • Bring a challenge coin
    • Receive an exchange ticket
    • At the end of the training, we will draw at random.
    • Everyone who brought a coin goes home with a different one.

    Agenda

    TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 0800 – 1700 
    Registration Starts 0700 

    • 0800 - 0830 Honor Guard and Announcements- Emporia Police Department Honor Guard  0830 - 1200 Carr Brothers Case Review- Detective Tim Relph, Wichita PD  
    • 1200 - 1300 Lunch- Catered on site 
    • 1300 - 1500 MOCIC/ RISS, Opioids Investigation- Mike Utz and Brian Karman, MOCIC Law Enforcement Coordinators  1500 - 1700 Racial Bias in Law Enforcement and Leadership- Sheriff Tommie Johnson III- Oklahoma County, Oklahoma  1730 - 2100 Sheriff’s Steak Fry following training – Grill’s hot from 1730-2000 

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 0800-1700 
    Registration Starts 0700 

    • 0800 - 1000 Human Trafficking Investigations- Lt. Dax Lewis, Kansas Highway Patrol. 
    • 1000 - 1200 Legal Updates, Colin Wood – KBI- Retired 
    • 1200 - 1300 Lunch- catered on site 
    • 1300 - 1500 Financial Crimes Investigations- Investigator Dennis Reaser, Johnson County District Attorney Office 1500 - 1700 Traffic Incident Management- Daniel Kiser, Kansas Department of Transportation Law Enforcement Liaison.  

    THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 0800 – 1700 
    Registration Starts 0700 

    • 0700 - 0800 Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast 
    • 0800 - 1200 Mental Health and PTSD in Law Enforcement- Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb, Cattaraugus, New York  1200 - 1300 Lunch- Catered on site 
    • 1300 - 1700 Railroad Investigations- Captain Matt Vogt, Valley Center Police Department  

    Regristration

    For more information and to register, visit Spring Training Conference - Lyon County Sheriff's Office (lyoncountyso.com)

    Questions may be directed to Detective Eric Williams at ewilliams@lyoncounty.org

    • 09/09/2024
    • 8:00 AM
    • 09/11/2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • Drury Plaza Hotel 400 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS


    SAVE THE DATE!

    2024 KPOA
    Fall Training Conference

    September 9-11, 2024

    Drury Plaza Hotel
    400 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS

    Topics will include:  Extremist, Domestic Terrorism & Preparedness, Active Shooter Response Case Studies, and more. 

    The conference will be held at the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel located at 400 W Douglas Ave in Wichita.  Room blocks are now available to reserve online at https://www.druryhotels.com/bookandstay/newreservation/?groupno=10094088 or you may call 800-325-0720 and provide group number: #10094088.  The cutoff date to reserve rooms at the conference rate is August 7, 2024.  

    The conference registration cost will remain at $175.00.  Registration for the conference is not yet open but will be later this year.  The training this year will focus on domestic terrorism and extremism with case studies on active shooting incidents in Uvalde, Texas and Tulsa, Oklahoma along with others.

    VENDORS WELCOME!

    We are actively seeking vendors for our conference.
    For more information visit our Corporate Sponsorship page.

Past events

02/16/2024 Physical Surveillance Tactics: Foundational Strategies and Techniques of Physical Surveillance Operations
02/13/2024 Mexican Cartel Investigative Techniques: From Las Vegas to Mexico
02/12/2024 FBI LEEDA (ELI) Executive Leadership Institute
02/12/2024 Peer Support & Critical Incident Debrief Training
02/06/2024 Confidential Informants: Managing & Controlling
01/30/2024 Drug Unit Supervisor: Strategies for Managing Narcotics Units, Personnel, and Operations
01/25/2024 SAFER TOGETHER FRONTLINE OFFICER WORKSHOP
01/24/2024 SAFER TOGETHER FRONTLINE OFFICER WORKSHOP
01/23/2024 SAFER TOGETHER COMMAND-LEVEL FORUM
01/22/2024 Street Crimes 3 Day Course
01/22/2024 SAFER TOGETHER COMMAND-LEVEL FORUM
12/08/2023 All Things K9 - Street Cop Training
11/14/2023 Death Investigation Training
11/09/2023 BODY LANGUAGE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT - Street Cop Training
11/08/2023 UNMASKING HIDDEN FACIAL EXPRESSIONS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT - Street Cop Training
10/23/2023 Breaking the Ice on Cold Case Investigations
10/09/2023 De-Escalation Training (NDTC)
09/23/2023 Ride of Sacrifice
09/20/2023 Sexual Assault Investigations
09/11/2023 KPOA Fall Training Conference
09/07/2023 Pepper Ball Instructor/Armorer Certification
08/04/2023 KACP VALOR Golf Tournament
06/24/2023 KPOA Firearms Competition
05/31/2023 Somebody’s Watching You: Navigating Officer Response to the Homeless Community, Panhandlers, First Amendment Auditors, and the Media
05/07/2023 Kansas Speedway First Responders Appreciation Day
05/01/2023 MCTC Advanced Vehicle Contraband Concealment Course
05/01/2023 2023 KACP Spring Leadership Training Conference & Valor Awards Banquet
04/20/2023 Pistol Mounted Optic Overview
04/19/2023 FREE Naloxone Training
04/04/2023 Lyon County Sheriff's Spring Training
03/28/2023 Use of Force and Condensed Time Decision Making
03/27/2023 PEER SUPPORT & CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEF TRAINING
02/20/2023 PEER SUPPORT & CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEF TRAINING
02/02/2023 SFST Refresher Course
12/22/2022 Proactive Patrol Techniques - Wichita, Kansas
12/21/2022 Active Shooter Response / Tactical Entry Training for Officer Survival
12/06/2022 99 Signs of Danger
11/28/2022 FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute
10/24/2022 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGAINST DRUGS & VIOLENCE (L.E.A.D.)
09/26/2022 FBI-LEEDA Command Leadership Institute
09/20/2022 KPOA 2022 Annual Training Conference
08/02/2022 District 4 Training
07/25/2022 D.A.R.E. Training
07/18/2022 FBI-LEEDA Supervisory Leadership Institute
07/14/2022 Bulletproof Report Writing
07/13/2022 Advanced Criminal Investigations
07/12/2022 Advanced Search & Seizure
07/07/2022 Leadership for a Lifetime
06/23/2022 STREET LEGAL II
06/18/2022 KPOA Annual Firearms Competition
04/29/2022 Death Notification Training and Impaired Driving Enforcement
04/28/2022 Death Notification Training and Impaired Driving Enforcement
04/27/2022 Death Notification Training and Impaired Driving Enforcement
04/25/2022 Death Notification Training and Impaired Driving Enforcement
04/05/2022 Sheriff Spring Training
03/28/2022 SPEAR System: Instructor Certification
02/21/2022 64-Hour Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric SANE-SART Course
01/25/2022 Legislative Conference
01/12/2022 Drug Identification and Field Test Certification
01/11/2022 Drug Identification and Field Test Certification
01/10/2022 Drug Identification and Field Test Certification
12/13/2021 Drug Interdiction Patrol Tactics in Rural Areas
10/26/2021 2021 Annual Training Conference
08/19/2021 Professional Ethics in Representing Law Enforcement Officers
06/23/2021 Law Enforcement Driving Concern Training Opportunity
06/23/2021 Criminal Interdiction - Successful Trends and Techniques
06/22/2021 Law Enforcement Driving Concern Training Opportunity
06/19/2021 KPOA Annual Firearms Competition
05/20/2021 Mass Fatality Planning for Rural Communities
05/18/2021 THE REID TECHNIQUE OF INTERVIEW AND INTERROGATION®
05/06/2021 Emotional Survival For Female Enforcers
04/20/2021 “Reimagining Police Recruiting and Retention: The Wichita Police Department Experience”
10/13/2020 KPOA Annual Conference - CANCELLED
07/07/2020 Managing the Property & Evidence Room For Small to Mid-Size Agencies
04/27/2020 Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation
04/27/2020 FBI-LEEDA's 29th Annual Executive Education Conference
04/23/2020 Deceptive Behaviors & Hidden Compartments - Street Cop Training
03/17/2020 Active Shooter Response Training
03/03/2020 Standardized Field Sobriety Test Class
02/13/2020 DRE Inservice - For currently certified DREs only
02/04/2020 SFST Refresher Class
02/04/2020 SFST Refresher Class
01/28/2020 Joint Legislative Reception
01/28/2020 KPOA Legislative Meeting and Joint Legislative Conference
01/23/2020 Drug Identification and Field Testing Certification
01/22/2020 Drug Identification and Field Testing Certification
01/22/2020 Winning The Battle
01/21/2020 Drug Identification and Field Testing Certification
01/13/2020 KBI Basic SWAT School
11/26/2019 Kansas Anti-Human Trafficking Training: A Multidisciplinary Focused Approach
11/21/2019 Gold Shield: Mass Shootings
11/12/2019 Kansas Anti-Human Trafficking Training: A Multidisciplinary Focused Approach
11/07/2019 Drug Identification and Field Testing Certification
11/06/2019 Drug Identification and Field Testing Certification
10/31/2019 Kansas Anti-Human Trafficking Training: A Multidisciplinary Focused Approach
10/30/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
10/30/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
10/30/2019 Kansas Anti-Human Trafficking Training: A Multidisciplinary Focused Approach
10/30/2019 KIA Conference and Training
10/25/2019 First Responder Safety, Health and Wellness Symposium
10/21/2019 Burden of Command Training
10/21/2019 Basic Crisis Negotiation Training
10/21/2019 14th Annual Impaired Driving Conference
10/11/2019 "Technology Takes the Wheel" seminar on autonomous/self-driving vehicles
10/11/2019 Kansas Anti-Human Trafficking Training: A Multidisciplinary Focused Approach
10/08/2019 Al Thimmesch Retirement Reception
10/08/2019 KPOA General Meeting and Fall Training Conference
10/07/2019 No One Fights Alone - Officer Resiliance and Self-Care
09/23/2019 Tactical Narcotics Debriefing
09/18/2019 Kansas Asset Forfeiture and E-citation Reporting
09/17/2019 The Living Forensic Evaluation of Gunshot Wounds
09/15/2019 Kansas Concerns of Police Survivors 10th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament
08/28/2019 Trauma Response for the Justice System
08/27/2019 Opioid Use Disorders, Substance Abuse and Addiction in Law Enforcement
08/27/2019 Trauma Response for the Justice System
08/19/2019 Media & Public Relations
08/19/2019 Peer Support & Critical Incident Debrief Training
08/08/2019 Kansas Law Enforcement Industrial Hemp Field Day
08/01/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
07/28/2019 B.R.A.K.E.S Teen Advanced Driver Training
07/28/2019 B.R.A.K.E.S Teen Advanced Driver Training
07/27/2019 B.R.A.K.E.S Teen Advanced Driver Training
07/27/2019 B.R.A.K.E.S Teen Advanced Driver Training
07/26/2019 Courthouse Security - FREE TRAINING TO KPOA MEMBERS
07/26/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
07/25/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
07/19/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
07/18/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
07/12/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
07/11/2019 Legal and Legislative Updates
06/25/2019 Building Resilience – Surviving Secondary Trauma - FREE TRAINING TO KPOA MEMBERS
06/24/2019 SWAT Tactics for Patrol Officers - FREE TRAINING TO KPOA MEMBERS
06/08/2019 KPOA Annual Firearms Competition
06/02/2019 2019 KCJIS User Conference
05/15/2019 Cellular Telephone Investigations and Video Preservation for the Street Officer
05/13/2019 Basic Drug Investigator Course - Garden City
05/03/2019 37th Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial
04/15/2019 Basic Drug Investigator Course - Topeka
03/04/2019 KNOA Training Conference
02/06/2019 Kansas Opioid Summit
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