The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (KS·CPOST) is committed to providing the citizens of Kansas
with qualified, trained, ethical, competent, and professional peace officers. It is also dedicated to adopting and enforcing professional standards for certification of peace officers to promote public safety and preserve public trust and confidence.
KSCPOST and KLETC staff were present on June 8, 2015 at the Governor’s signing of HB 2025 amending the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act. Current KSCPOST Chair, Representative John Whitmer, and former KSCPOST Chair, Representative John Carmichael, also attended.
Agency Verification Responses
Agency Verifications have been mailed out to law enforcement agencies to confirm contact information and officers currently employed with the agency. KSCPOST has received several responses with insufficient postage. Please double check the postage before your agency’s response is mailed. KSCPOST will be no longer accept mail with insufficient postage.
Year End Department Summary
KSCPOST has made changes that allow agencies to now view the remaining hourly requirement online through https://training.kscpost.org/yearend/.
What is KS·CPOST?
The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training
(KS·CPOST) is a 12-member body appointed by the Governor that oversees law
enforcement training in the State of Kansas. Among its many duties
and responsibilities is that of approving the basic core training curriculum
for all Kansas law enforcement and police officers and granting certification
to all Kansas full and part-time officers who meet the prerequisites for
The Commission may suspend, revoke, or deny the certification of a
police or law enforcement officer who fails to meet the requirements of the
Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act or has met such requirements by
falsifying documents or failing to disclose information required for certification.
Additionally, the Commission may publicly or privately censure,
reprimand, or place on probation a police or law enforcement officer or an
applicant for certification for violations of the Training Act and may also
suspend, revoke, or deny, the certification of any such officer or applicant.
The Commission has an investigative process to follow-up on reports of
alleged Training Act violations. Procedures are in place to
actively make inquiries into reports of officers failing to meet the
requirements of the Training Act and to investigate allegations of falsifying
documents to meet the requirements. Investigations are also conducted
in matters relating to law enforcement officer standards.