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Basic Narcotics Investigators Course (BNIC)

Due to high demand, the Kansas Narcotics Officers Association is pleased to announce that we will once again be hosting the Basic Narcotics Investigators Course (BNIC) in Hays, KS on August 29th to September 2nd, 2022.  

The BNIC course is designed to be for those that are just beginning to work in the world of narcotics investigations, and will give the students instruction on how to work a narcotics investigation from the initial phases up to presenting the case to the prosecutor.

Law Enforcement and Prosecutors are welcome and encouraged to attend this course.  

The training has previously only been held in conjunction with the KNOA annual conference.  Due to high demand, the KNOA Board has decided to host this additional course in 2022.  Registration for the course is $250 and will include membership into KNOA.

Schedule Overview: 

  • The Basic Narcotics Investigation Course will begin Monday August 29th at 8:00 AM and end on Friday at 12:00 PM.  There will be some evening instruction and attendees will receive 40 hours of training for this course.  A full schedule will be posted when finalized.  

Registration and Class Schedule for the Basic Narcotics Investigators Class can
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Class size will be limited to 30 attendees.  This training is designed for entry level narcotics investigators with a preferred 5 years or less of narcotics investigation experience.  All registrations will be reviewed prior to approval to ensure that the student meets the qualifications.  Plain clothes attire is recommended, along with unmarked vehicles if possible.  Instruction will include classroom, as well as practical surveillance exercises.

Online Registration

  • Register online here once it is available.

Hotel Room Reservations can be made by calling the Hays Hilton Garden Inn at 785-727-7721.  Room rates are at the current Government rate of $96.00 per night.

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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