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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 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 CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public POLICE SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 64
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public POLICE SCIENCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 49
Johnson County Community College Overland Park Public ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE Associate Degree - AA 63
Highland Community College Highland Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 63
Allen Community College Iola Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES LAW ENFORCEMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 36
Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 67
Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 46
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public POLICE SCIENCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 45
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public POLICE SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 60
Cloud County Community College Concordia Public ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 63
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public POLICE SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 67
Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Wichita Public POLICE SCIENCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 46
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public POLICE SCIENCE-LAW ENFORCEMENT Associate Degree - AAS 65
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public POLICE SCIENCE-LAW ENFORCEMENT Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 53
Cowley Community College Arkansas City Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 55
Cowley Community College Arkansas City Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 68
Barton Community College Great Bend Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 67
Barton Community College Great Bend Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 46
Dodge City Community College Dodge City Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE/ POLICE SCIENCE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 47
Dodge City Community College Dodge City Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE/ POLICE SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 62
Garden City Community College Garden City Public POLICE SCIENCE/CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 67
Garden City Community College Garden City Public POLICE SCIENCE/CRIMINAL JUSTICE Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 47
Garden City Community College Garden City Public POLICE SCIENCE/CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AS 64
Colby Community College Colby Public CRIMINAL JUSTICE Associate Degree - AAS 64