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.
Year End Department Summary
Beginning the second full fiscal year after certification, the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act requires all full-time certified and full-time employed law enforcement officers to receive 40 hours of in-service training every training year (July 1st – June 30th). The 2013 training year ends June 30, 2013. Agency heads may check their department’s standing by clicking here. Active officers may check their own hours by clicking here.
KSCPOST is in the process of mailing Agency Verifications to verify that all information within the Central Registry Database is accurate. This will include agency contact information as well as the current roster of employees recorded as active with an agency. This mailing will also include the new CR323 - Extension / Modification / Waiver Request form. Directions on the form's use is also included in the mailing, and can also be read by clicking here.
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.