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Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

Task Duties
Act as official escorts, such as when leading funeral processions or firefighters.
Direct traffic flow and reroute traffic in case of emergencies.
Evaluate complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements.
Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
Inform citizens of community services and recommend options to facilitate longer-term problem resolution.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following public postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Barton Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 67
Barton Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 46
Dodge City Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE/ POLICE SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 62
Dodge City Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE/ POLICE SCIENCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 47
Hutchinson Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION Associate Degree - AAS 64
Hutchinson Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE-LAW ENFORCEMENT Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 47
Colby Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 64
Cloud County Community College ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 63
Garden City Community College POLICE SCIENCE/CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 47
Garden City Community College POLICE SCIENCE/CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AS 64
Garden City Community College POLICE SCIENCE/CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 67
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology POLICE SCIENCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 46
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology POLICE SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 67
Cowley Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 68
Cowley Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 55
Allen Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES LAW ENFORCEMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 36
Highland Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 63
Kansas City Kansas Community College POLICE SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 64
Kansas City Kansas Community College POLICE SCIENCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 49
Johnson County Community College ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE Associate Degree - AA 63
Fort Scott Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 45
Fort Scott Community College CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 62