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2023 KNOA Training Conference

  • 03/06/2023
  • 12:30 PM
  • 03/09/2023
  • 12:00 PM
  • Wichita Marriott 9100 E Corporate Hills Dr. Wichita, KS 67207

Registration

  • Conference registration includes KNOA membership valid until March 15 of next year.

Register

Please come to our 31st Annual KNOA Training Conference in March 6th - 9th, 2023 at the Wichita Marriott in Wichita, KS.  Your 2023 KNOA membership dues are included with the price of registration.

Tentative Class Schedule - Subject to Change

Monday-March 6th, 2023
12:30 pm- 1:00pm                 Opening Ceremonies
1:00 pm – 5:30 pm                Opening Speaker
BTK Investigation and Case Study
Kelly Otis – Sedgwick County Attorney’s Office

Tuesday- March 7th, 2023 
8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 5:00pm              Break Out Room/Training

1. Geo fencing Search Warrants – Chief Wally Roberts, KS State Fire Marshall’s Office; DEA EPIC / National License Plate Reader Program – D. Stuart Hurst EPIC.    
2. Opioid and Fentanyl Awareness – Brian Townsend DEA; Advanced Narcotics                 Field Test Certification with Fentanyl Awareness – Melissa Kusske Detectachem
3. Risk Mitigation in Street Operations – Selby Smith DEA (Ret.)
4. Basic CI Management (Morning Only); Narcotics Investigator Supervisor Class (Afternoon Only) – Randy Osburn, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office (Ret.)

Wednesday- March 8th, 2023
8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00pm - 5:00pm           Break Out Room/Training

    1. The Vegas Case that caught the devil and nearly snuffed out hundreds of fires Tim Beck (Las Vegas PD)
    2. Overdose Investigation and Prosecution – Thomas Stanton, Reno County Attorney’s Office
    3. Undercover Operations - Lou Savelli Homefront Protective Group
    4. Proactive Patrol Techniques – Dan Weidner, Wichita PD

    Thursday- March 9th, 2023
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm              Closing Speaker
    Sgt. John Mattingly Louisville PD (Ret.)
    12 Seconds in the Dark
    A Police Officers Firsthand Account of the Breonna Taylor Raid

    12:00 pm                                Closing of Conference

    KNOA: To promote the cooperation, education and exchange of information among all Law Enforcement Agencies involved in the enforcement of controlled substance laws.

    PO Box 1218
    Hays, KS 67601

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