Abuse of the Elderly
The course identifies the elements needed to substantiate the crime of elder abuse and how to prepare a case for criminal prosecution.
Dept. of Health & Senior Services
| Action with Common Sense Tactics|
This class will cover the pre-planning and implementation of the 'active shooter' bag. The attendees will review recent active shooter incidents and discuss basic, tactical lifesaving solutions that can be utilized at the onset of an active shooter.
| PO Andrew Gore|| 2TS|
This course will identify the effects that individuals can suffer from, due to not having good physical and cardiovascular health.
P.O. Angeleic Huth,
P.O. Michael Huth
Basic Insurance Fraud
This course will equip the officer with tools necessary to identify various types of insurance fraud.
Basic Vehicle Identification & Introduction to Auto Theft
This course will help the attendee better understand how to identify stolen vehicles.
P.O. Steve Downing
|Below 100 is an initiative to lower officer line of duty deaths to below 100 every year. The will remind officers what they can do to improve their chances of survival.||P.O. Janice Heins||2IP|
|Booking in Tiburon & REJIS LEWeb||Students will learn how to Book-In an arrest in both the Tiburon CMS application and the REJIS LEWeb Arrest Entry Application. The process will cover the officer responsibilities and the Station DFO responsibilities. Scenario based examples are included during the class. To register contact PO Angeleic Huth at firstname.lastname@example.org||P.O. Angeleic Huth||TBA|
Cases of Animal Hoarding & Neglect in KC
|In this class you will hear cases concerning Animal Hoarding and Neglect in Kansas City. The student will also learn what they can do should they come across this issue in the field.|
This course will assist officers in making a good CCW & Felon in possession arrests, the proper way to write reports, and how to present the case to the Robbery Unit for an arrest approval form.
Robbery Unit Personnel
Child Abuse & Neglect
The purpose of this presentation is to provide law enforcement officers with an understanding of the Division of Family Services with regard to child abuse and neglect situations.
Rebecca Taylor-Hinds & Laurie Fluegal
Civil Liability for Law Enforcement: Federal & State Claims and Defenses
|This course covers the most common claims brought against law enforcement officers in federal and state courts, as well as the arguments that may be raised by officers in their defense. The course will also address the differences between the federal and state court systems, explaining what officers can expect if sued in either court.||Virginia Murray||2LS|
Commercial Vehicle Issues
This class familiarizes officers with the duties of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section.
Community Response to Children & Victims of Domestic Violence
An overview of information pertaining to domestic violence and how it impacts the victims.
Stacy Deny - Synergy Services Inc.
|COPLINK - 2 DAY COURSE||This course is designed for Detectives and Analyst. It will provide a foundation of knowledge and application that will allow authorized users the ability to successfully search, link, analyze, and share criminal information to combat crime. Available to agencies that participate in the ALERT-ETAC COPLINK Node only. || ||14TS|
|COPLINK - 1 DAY COURSE||This course is designed for Patrol Officers. It will provide a foundation of knowledge and application that will allow authorized users the ability to successfully search, link, analyze, and share criminal information to combat crime.|| ||7TS|
This class will convey to officers what prosecutors want from professional witnesses (i.e.: Police Officers) in a Judge or Jury trial—covering Criminal and Civil cases.
KCMO City Prosecutors Office
Crime Lab Capabilities
This course will introduce attendees to the various Crime Lab capabilities and educate them on the advances in Forensic Science..
Crime Victims & Their Rights
This class will discuss the rights that are afforded to victims of violent crime as mandated in the MO State Statutes. It will give information regarding several victim assistance programs/resources and who is eligible for this assistance.
Customer Service Training for Civilians
This course is an introduction to customer service and will help you differentiate between good/poor customer service, what is customer service, and identify opportunities to exceed customer’s expectations.
Major Mozzicato & Civ. Jennifer Miller
Decoding Digital & Analog Video
The increased prevalence of digital surveillance systems in society, and the lack of standards for the industry, has created a host of issues with regard to recovering potential evidence. The capabilities and limitations for enhancement at the KC Police Crime Laboratory will be discussed as well as potential comparison evidence that may be available even when the license plate or suspect's face can't be clarified.
Disaster Awareness/Family Preparedness
This course will help the attendee identify and utilize community resources to assist with family preparedness and recovery during a disaster.
Disaster Medical Operations
This class is a basic overview and application of triage & first aid.
Domestic Violence Update
This course will provide officers with legal & policy updates when dealing with domestic violence issues.
Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault
This class will address the various types of drugs used to facilitate sexual assault; what investigators need from a crime scene, hospital, and victim in order to prepare a strong case and the long term affects on the victim.
Det. Kim Shirley-Williams
This course will discuss why ethics are necessary to the law enforcement profession. The participant will be able to apply ethical strategies to decision making when given problem solving scenarios.
Capt. Gabrielle Pfeifer - Capt. Scott Glaeser
Evaluating Response to Resistance
This class will help the student when evaluating appropriate and reasonable use of force.
Sgt. Charles Huth
|Exertion (Stress) Course||Officers will participate in a series of live fire drills. Integral to this course is a physical exertion requirement. Participants will perform calisthenics and aerobic activity prior to shooting throught the drills. This is to simulate the stress and physical exertion that results from a deadly force encounter. Participants must be capable of performing challenging physical activity. There is a prerequisite for this class; participants must have attended the Fundamentals of Handgun Marksmanship Class to attend this course. Participants will need the following equipment: handgun, minimum of 2 magazines, holster, belt and at least one magazine pouch, and at least one flashlight. These are the minimum equipment requirements. Participants are encourage to wear clothing appropriate to accommodate movement and physical activity.||Range Staff||4SD|
This course is designed to manage the psychological and physiological effects during stressful situations and how to prepare for such situations.
Sgt. Charles Huth
Federal Investigations involving the U.S. Postal Service
An overview of federal investigations involving the U.S. Postal Service and its employees such as; internal theft, embezzlement, workers compensation fraud, contract fraud and special investigations. Also discussed are the available databases and information helpful to local law enforcement agencies.
S/A Mike Corf U.S.P.S/O.I.G
Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
This course is an overview of financial crimes against the elderly and how to investigate them.
Dept. of Health & Senior Services
This class will teach the participant to recognize and reduce the risk of fire in both the home and workplace.
KCMO Fire Marshal Office
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This course covers the rules and regulations pertaining to police officers flying armed. It also covers proper responses to disturbances and highjackings. This course satisfies the FAA requirements for law enforcement officers to fly armed in commission of their duties. It does not allow civilians or LE not performing their professional duties to fly armed.
Sgt. Chris Lantz
|Fundamentals of Handgun Marksmanship||Participants will be trained on the fundamentals, (stance, grip, sight alignment and trigger control), that go into Handgun Marksmanship. Drills are designed to work with the participants on an individual basis to overcome weaknesses in their shooting technique. The overall goal will be to improve not only the overall score of the officer during Pistol Qualifications, but to provide them with the confidence in their ability to use their handgun in the performance of their duties. This course will benefit shooters at every ability level, to include those who are seeking their Firearms Proficiency Ribbon.||Firearms Staff||4SD|
|Fundamentals of Handgun Marksmanship II||This course will build on the concepts presented during the previous training. Included in this will be drills and training to develop the speed, accuracy and gun handling skills to allow each shooter regardless of their current ability level to progress to the next ability level. Participants will be trained and developed during this session and be given drills and 'homework' to allow progress to continue after the training session.||Firearms Staff||4SD|
|Fundamentals of Shotgun Marksmanship||Participants will be trained on the fundamentals, (stance, grip, sight alignment and trigger control), that go into Shotgun Marksmanship. Drills are designed to work with the participants on an individual basis to overcome weaknesses in their shooting technique. The overall goal will be to improve not only the overall score of the officer during Shotgun Qualifications, but to provide them with the confidence in their ability to use their shotgun in the performance of their duties.||Firearms Staff||4SD|
General Drug Identification
This course is designed to assist officers in correctly identifying street drugs in their various forms.
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High Risk Lifestyles
This class explores the high risk lifestyles of those that are homeless, engaged in prostitution and those suffering from mental illness and substance abuse.
Det. Kim Shirley-Williams
|Human Trafficking 101||Students will learn the basic elements in identifying human trafficking victims and their role as initial responders.||Vice Unit||1LS, 1TS|
|ID Theft Refund & IRS CI Overview||This class covers refund crimes involving identity theft and income tax refunds.|
S.A. Rich Littrell
Identity Theft Recognition
This class will assist the attendees with both the recognition and prevention of personal identity theft.
Sgt. Rob Rickett
Completion of this course is required to fulfill Missouri POST licensing requirements for present and future Academy Instructors to become a Generalist Instructor. Topics include: Role of the instructor, Instructing for success, Public Speaking, Test construction, Training aids, Principles for learning, Lesson plan preparation. Attendees need to gain approval for attendance within their Division and then contact Sgt. Keith Ericcson at 413-3550.
|Professional Training Section|| |
|Internet Crimes Against Children||This course will discuss child pornography and child enticement investigations. Methods for conducting online investigations, preserving evidence, how to report, and case studies will be discussed. In a time when almost anyone can access the internet from a computer or a phone we will provide tips for keeping yourself and your family safe.|
Det. Maggie McGuire
|Interpersonal Communication & Conflict Resolution||This course introduces the practices and priniples of interpersonal communication and conflict resolution in the professional, workplace environment. Emphasis is on the communication process; issues addressed include perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication. Upon completion, participants should be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of discussion, and manage conflict in interpersonal communication situations.||Merrell Bennekin|
Interviewing Victims Suffering from Mental Illness
This class will help the attendee recognize the symptoms of mental illness and teach them how to conduct an interview with someone suffering from it.
Det. Kim Shirley-Williams
|Introduction to Interview & Interrogation||Participants will be introduced to the basic principles of interviews and interrogations. They will be introduced to different styles of each.||Det. Garry Eastwood|| 3TS, 1LS|
Juvenile Issues Update and Division of Family Services Follow Up
This course will provide officers with legal updates of juvenile issues and the Division of Family Services role with law enforcement.
Det. Lynda Hacker
K-9 Deployment for Non K-9 Personnel
This course is an introduction to the functions and capabilities of the Kansas City, MO Police Department K-9 Unit.
KCPD K-9 Unit
|KCPD History & Organizational Structure||This course will discuss the history and organizational structure of the Kansas City MO Police Department.|
SGT. Everett Babcock
Legal Updates in regards to pursuits and responding to civil problems.
City Prosecutor Office
Light Search & Rescue
This class will teach the attendee to identify “size up requirements” for search and rescue situations through classroom instruction and hands on exercises.
This course is an overview of state laws and city ordinances regarding liquor licensing within Kansas City, MO.
Narcotics & Vice Personnel
Major Crimes Against Railroads
This course will cover crimes committed against railroads.
Joe White - BNSF
|Media Interactions||This class will explain the Media Units responsibilities as they pertain to interactions with the media.||Major Steve Young||1TS|
MO. Dept. of Revenue Criminal Investigations - Auto Dealerships & Salvage Yards
An overview of MO. State Statutes governing automotive dealerships and salvage yards, and the Criminal Investigations Bureaus duties pertaining to them.
S/A David Wickerham
|Mobile/E-Ticketing||Students will learn how to complete tickets in the Mobile and E-Ticketing systems. They will also learn how to correct tickets and check for pending tickets. Pre-requisite is attendance in the REJIS LEWeb Basic Inquiry Course. You must bring your Department issued key fob/token. If you are assigned an E-Ticketing device and printer, please bring it with you to class.||P.O. Angeleic Huth|| |
Narrative Development (Primarily Non-Sworn members)
This class will help the attendee identify the parts of a police report narrative and assist them with organizing the information to complete the narrative.
P.O. Deb Praschak
Natural Gas Safety & Theft
An overview of safety and diversion recognition of natural gas.
MO Gas Energy
A look into the fraudulent schemes committed by nomadic groups.
This course will discuss the overall structure/organization of the Department and the current commanders of each bureau/division.
P.O. Michael Mezzacasa
| Patrol Responsibilities at Death Scenes|| The student will be educated in issues and techniques relating to the response to and investigation of scenes of death through case study and discussion.|| Sgt. Everett Babcock|| 1LS, 3TS|
Performance Optimization Training Series
The Performance Optimization Training is a series of four courses: Performance Measurement; Performance Improvement; Performance Assessment Tools, and New Process Development. These courses are based on employee methods and practices of Six Sigma and Lean. The courses must be taken in the order shown as they build upon each other. For additional information, contact the instructor.
This course covers the duties of the Perpetrator Information Center and how information is distributed to officers.
Perpetrator Information Center Staff
|Police Department Finances||The class will explore the police departments budget process and how it fits into the overall city budget. The course will also explore the responsibilities of the Budget Unit and Financial Services Unit with an emphasis on the budget process.||Major Eric Winebrenner||2TS|
Police Mediation & Conflict Resolution Skills in Community Policing
This course will assist officers in professionalizing, systematizing and perfecting their acquired dispute resolution skills.
Police Shooting Investigations
|This class will explain the process & investigation of officer involved shootings.||Sgt. Richard Sharp||2TS|
|This class will help you identify statistical elements of Police Suicide as well as risk factors, signs of depression and top predictors of police suicide.||Pete Edlund||1TS|
|Preparedness on a Budget||We all know we need to be prepared for emergencies and disasters. It can be a challenging process especially with the rising costs of our daily needs. Learn how to prepare using creative strategies and cost effective measures to ensure your family has the things they need, when they need them most.|
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It’s a fact. Limited expectations bring limited results, high expectations lead to exceptional results. The phenomenon is known as the ‘Pygmalion Effect’ and it has been documented numerous times in both business and education. The good news is that you can learn how to create the positive results of the Pygmalion Effect within your span of influence, improving productivity and morale in the process.
Professional Training Section Staff
This course is required annually for all law enforcement. This training is regarding the prohibition against racial profiling that promotes respect and understanding for racial and cultural differences.
P.O. Lynda Hacker
P.O. Mike Mezzacasa
Recognition of Explosive Devices
This course is designed to familiarize officers with different types of explosives and their effects if detonated, and the proper search techniques when responding to bomb threats. This course is also designed to familiarize the student with concepts of Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Bomb & Arson Unit
This class is an introduction to the Internal Affairs Unit and the Office of Citizen Complaints, plus tips for reducing or avoiding officer complaints.
IAU Staff & OCC Staff
|REJIS Introduction/Refresher||Students will be introduced (or re-introduced) to the REJIS LEWeb system. A few of the queries allowed in the system are names, license plates, VIN's, alias', warrants and stolen autos. New REJIS User IDs will be obtained during class and those with locked-out passwords can be reset during class. This class is an introduction for new hires, re-hires, laterals, or those who have attended training and would like a refresher. Those who have previously attended training will have the opportunity to take the bi-yearly required test.||P.O. Angeleic Huth|| |
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Report Writing for Conviction
This class explains how officers can assist in the prosecution of criminals through their written reports.
Jackson County Prosecutors Office
| Shake & Bake Meth Lab Recognition|| The ingredients used to make methamphetamine in clandestine laboratories are generally household products that by themselves present little danger, but when combined can have serious toxic and explosive effects. If you found yourself standing in a methamphetamine lab operation, would you know it? Would you recognize potential life threatening hazardous chemicals and equipment are around you? What you don't know could harm you.|
Sgt. Tim Witcig
Metro Meth Section
|Special Issues in Domestic Violence Investigations||This class will discuss special issues in domestic violence investigations. Such as understanding domestic violence victims, getting the evidence for prosecution, lethality assessments, strangulation, co-occurence with child abuse, and working with community partnerships.|
KCMO Assistant Pros. Martha Means
|Specialty Courts||This class is an overview of the 'Specialty Court' of the 16th Judicial Circuit Court of KCMO. Attendees will be introduced to the history of 'specialty courts' as well as the strategy behine it. This presentation will help the participant gain a better understanding of the need for such courts in today's society.|
KCMO Assistant Pros. Martha Means
Staged Auto Accidents
This class will teach the officer to identify fraudulent schemes and recognize fraud indicators in staged auto accidents.
|Storm Spotter Training||This course provides the basics of severe weather evolution and identification. Actual footage of severe storms is used to facilitate the learning process and prepare the student to plan an integral role in the Integrated Warning Team.|
| Suicide by Cop|| In this class the student will identify the elements involved in suicide by cop. It will also cover the stressors involved for both officers and subject and discuss tactics to be used if encountering this type of call.||Pete Edlund ||1TS |
Sunshine Law & Police Records
This course will offer officers updated information on the release of police related information.
Major Greg Volker & Civ. Ouida Cutchlow
|Tactical Scenarios||Officers will participate in a series of live fire drills based on real life encounters. Participation will involve dynamic movement, use of cover and the possibility of moderate physical activity. Participants will have the opportunity to participate and observe, and participate in a scenario debrief of each scenario. There is a prerequisite for this class; participants must have attended the Fundamentals of Handgun Marksmanship Class to attend this course. Participants will need the following equipment: handgun, minimum of 2 magazines, holster, belt and at least one magazine pouch, and at least one flashlight. These are the minimum equipment requirements. Participants are encouraged to wear clothing appropriate to accommodate movement and physical activity.||Range Staff||4SD|
|The Sovereign Citizen Movement||FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY. This will be a basic introduction not an indepth study. It will cover several aspects to include the ideology and how citizens can be drawn into the group. The class will present various signs to look for to identify a person with sovereign citizen beliefs. Another area will be tactics that have been used to deter enforcement action, such as liens.||PO Gary Knapp||2TS|
|Understanding Child Custody Investigations||This 4-hour block will help the participant understand the differences in custody violations and how the law defines child custody. When to determine a civil custody case should rise to a criminal level and an in-depth look at civil court orders and necessary enforcement. Case law, the court system and out of state orders will also be discussed.||PO Lynda Hacker||3TS, 1LS|
|Understanding War Zone Trauma||This course provides a basic understanding of modern war zone trauma and related injuries. It will further help the participant better understand the Veterans Administrations OEF/OIF program, "Battlemind" issues associated with serving in war, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the war zone, and PTSD issues related to war service.|
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|Understanding Your Fitness and Nutrition||Participants in this course will gain a basic understanding of the primary components of fitness. Special attention will be given to two ways of eating (Zone Diet and Paleo Diet) and the reasoning behind them. Further areas of discussion will center around sleep needs and physical fitness regimens. This discussion driven class is for anyone who is looking for more information on increasing all around fitness through one or more of the topics listed above.||Sgt. Jacob Becchina||2TS|
Utilizing KCPD Technology & Computer Resources
|This class will increase your knowledge in the use of technology and intelligence to identify and target offenders. This is a hands-on class in the computer lab.||Sgt. Daniel Graves||2TS|
Vehicle Theft Fraud Detection
The officer will be able to identify fraudulent schemes and recognize fraud indicators during vehicle theft identification, vehicle theft reports, traffic stops, abandoned vehicle inspections and automobile accidents.
This course is designed for department members who take part in street prostitution decoys and officers in Patrol who encounter street prostitution. The class details both the arrest of female and male targets, street terms, safety tips, and other general knowledge.
Why a Coordinated Community Response: A partnership with KCPD DV Section & DV advocacy services
|A brief overview of victim's response to DV, trauma and the impact of the systems response. How DV Detectives work a case as well as the roll of victim's advocacy. When both are combined, victims are more likely to utilize resources that eventually lead to living a life free from further abuse.||Monica Mayberry||2IP|
|Workplace Sexual Harrassment||This class will cover laws and KCMO Police Department policies pertaining to workplace sexual harrassment.||General Counsel Virginia Murray||2LS|