Kansas Narcotics Officer's Association


KNOA Training Calendar

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

    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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