Kansas Narcotics Officer's Association

KNOA Membership

The general purpose and objectives of this Association shall be to promote the cooperation, education and exchange of information among all Law Enforcement Agencies involved in the enforcement of controlled substance laws.

KNOA membership is valid until March 15 of the next year (from conference to conference). APPLY ONLINE HERE.

Through your membership in the KNOA you have the opportunity to network with other law enforcement officers involved in the enforcement and education of illegal drugs in the State of Kansas. The Association serves as an avenue for the exchange of ideas and new techniques used by criminals and investigators. KNOA helps keeps its membership informed of new statutes, statute changes, and judicial decisions and recommends, if necessary, correct legislation that the association considers to be in the best interest of the public in the area of narcotic and drug abuse. The association also provides narcotic investigative training to members and peace officers of the State of Kansas. As part of your membership with KNOA, you will automatically be covered under KNOA's Accidental Death or Dismemberment & Line of Duty Death Insurance.

  • Active Members include any full-time, sworn, law enforcement officer, who is officially certified by the jurisdiction wherein the officer is employed may apply for membership. This precludes circumstances involving nominal compensation or limited law enforcement employment, which is utilized as an adjunct to a non-law enforcement occupation.
  • Any County Attorney, District Attorney, or assistant prosecutors of a County Attorney or District Attorney may also apply for membership in the Association.  The membership will be reviewed by the Executive Board for approval or denial. These members may not qualify for certain training as per rules of DEA and other agencies providing training.
  • Criminal Analysts, Lab Technicians, Crime Scene Technicians, state certified part-time or reserve law enforcement officers may also apply.  The membership will be reviewed by the Executive Board for approval or denial. The applicant shall be sponsored by a full-time member in good standing in the association who is willing to endorse the character of the applicant.  These members may not qualify for certain training as per rules of DEA and other agencies providing training.

Application for active membership in the association must be completed in its entirety and must be accompanied by payment of all applicable fees and a minimum of one year's dues. Application, dues and fees for membership shall be submitted to the Treasurer, who shall forward the application to the President or his designate if  applicable.

Membership Forms

Memberships are active until March 15 of the next year.  At that time, they can be renewed with a conference registration or individually.

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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