KU News Release


March 31, 2010
Contact: Lisa Webster, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, 620-694-1505

Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center announces March graduates

YODER — Barry Grissom, U.S. attorney for the District of Kansas, congratulated 58 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center on March 4.

The 58 new officers were members of the 211th basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south of Yoder, near Hutchinson, the center is a division of University of Kansas Continuing Education.

The graduates, who began their training Nov. 8, represented 42 municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies from across Kansas.

Graduates receive certificates of course completion and Kansas law enforcement certification from the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training, the state’s law enforcement licensing authority. The training course fulfills the state requirement for law enforcement training. Classroom lectures and hands-on applications help train officers to solve the increasingly complex problems they face in the line of duty.

Established by the Kansas Legislature in 1968, the center trains the majority of municipal, county and state law enforcement officers in Kansas and oversees the training of the remaining officers at seven authorized and certified academy programs operated by local law enforcement agencies and the Kansas Highway Patrol.

About 350 officers enroll annually in the 14-week basic training program. In 2009, the center offered continuing education and specialized training to more than 5,600 Kansas officers. Funding for the training center is generated from court docket fees from municipal and state courts. No funds from the state’s general revenue are used to operate the center.

Graduates who granted permission to release their names are listed below by agency, rank, agency location and hometown if different than agency location. To see more data, use scroll bar or left and right arrow keys.

Dept/AgencyRankFirst NameLast NameAgency cityHometownZIP
Andover Police Dept.OfficerHeathKintzelAndover, KS67002
Atchison County Sheriff's OfficeDeputyKyleMasonAtchison, KS66002
Beloit Police Dept.OfficerCoryLuskBeloit, KS67420
Beloit Police Dept.Police OfficerBryanVolkelBeloit, KS67420
Burlington Police Dept.PatrolmanWilliamWarkentineBurlington, KS66839
Butler County Sheriff's Deputy, El DoradoDeputyJeffreyNoelEl Dorado, KS67042
Butler County Sheriff's Deputy, El DoradoDeputy SheriffScottRobertsEl Dorado, KS67042
Clay County Sheriff's OfficeDeputyKennethHughesClay Center, KS67432
Coffeyville Police Dept.PatrolmanAnthonyAdamsonCoffeyville, KS67337
Colby Police Dept.Patrol OfficerKyleAskrenColby, KS67701
Douglas County Sheriff's Office, LawrenceDeputyAlexKleimLawrence, KS66044
Douglas County Sheriff's Office, LawrenceDeputyDanielO'HareLawrence, KS66044
El Dorado Police Dept.Patrol OfficerSamuelHumigEl Dorado, KS67042
Elk County Sheriff's Dept, HowardDeputyZebulynHareHoward, KS67349
Franklin County Sheriff's Office, OttawaDeputyTimothyJonesOttawa, KS66067
Franklin County Sheriff's Office, OttawaDeputyJesseVegaOttawa, KS66067
Garden City Police Dept.Patrol OfficerEmmaBanuelosGarden City, KS67846
Harper Police Dept.OfficerMelanieMillerHarper, KS67058
Hutchinson Police Dept.OfficerLorenzoBohringerHutchinson, KS67501
Hutchinson Police Dept.OfficerNicholasKreutzerHutchinson, KS67501
Hutchinson Police Dept.PatrolmanJasonWaymanHutchinson, KS67501
Jackson County Sheriff's Office, HoltonDeputy SheriffTravisDeBargeHolton, KS66436
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, OskaloosaDeputyWadeNollOskaloosa, KS66066
Jewell County Sheriff's Office, MankatoDeputy SheriffJoshHarwellMankato, KS66956
Jewell County Sheriff's Office, MankatoDeputyDonaldJacobsMankato, KS66956
Kansas Wildlife & Parks, El DoradoNatural Resource Officer ITylerBurtEl Dorado, KS67042
Kansas Wildlife & Parks, Le ComptonClinton Wildlife Area ManagerJasonTarwaterLeCompton, KS66050
Kansas Wildlife & Parks, LindsborgNatural Resource Officer ILeviGantenbeinLindsborg, KS67456
Kansas Wildlife & Parks, NortonNatural Resource Officer IBrianHaugNorton, KS67654
Kansas Wildlife & Parks, PrattOfficerMichaelMcGinnisPratt, KS67124
KU Medical Center Police Dept., Kansas City, Kan.OfficerBrianOlesonKansas City, KS66160
KU Medical Center Police Dept., Kansas City, Kan.Police OfficerSterlingOlsenKansas City, KS66160
Leavenworth County Sheriff's OfficeDeputyBrandenMasonerLeavenworth, KS66048
Leavenworth Police Dept.OfficerBlaineLeesonLeavenworth, KS66048
McPherson Police Dept.PatrolmanJamesHalbmaierMcPherson67460
Medicine Lodge Police Dept.PatrolmanLonnieSmallMedicine Lodge, KS67104
Mulvane Police Dept.Patrol OfficerDarrellDutcherMulvane, KS67110
Norton Police Dept.Police OfficerGabrielWalzNorton, KS67654
Paola Police Dept.Patrol OfficerJasonFrizzellPaola, KS66071
Parsons Police Dept.OfficerJohnKeeneParsons, KS67357
Pawnee County Sheriff's Office, LarnedDeputyGrantMausolfLarned, KS67550
Peabody Police Dept.OfficerJustinWeertsPeabody, KS66866
Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police Dept. , MayettaPatrol OfficerMichaelDaughertyMayetta, KS66509
Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police Dept., MayettaOfficerTerryWilsonMayetta, KS66509
Riley County Police Dept., ManhattanPatrol OfficerDanielJacksonManhattan, KS66502
Riley County Police Dept., ManhattanPatrol OfficerMatthewDrogeManhattan, KS66502
Riley County Police Dept., ManhattanOfficerTrevorWilkeyManhattan, KS66502
Sabetha Police Dept.Patrol OfficerAndrewBletscherSabetha, KS66534
Salina Police Dept.Police OfficerRandyConsantinoSalina, KS67402
Salina Police Dept.Police OfficerAndrewPellantSalina, KS67402
St. John Police Dept.PatrolmanCharlesBrownSt. John, KS67576
Stockton Police Dept.OfficerJ. R.McCreeryStockton, KS67669
Sumner County Sheriff's Office, WellingtonDeputyFredCorleyWellington, KS67152
Tonganoxie Police Dept.OfficerJarrodGillTonganoxie, KS66086
Wabaunsee County Sheriff's OfficeDeputyTyrelBuchmeierAlma, KS66401
Wichita County Sheriff's Offic, LeotiDeputyKristopherCasperLeoti, KS67861
Winfield Police Dept.PatrolmanPhillipLynchWinfield, KS67156

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