Law Enforcement Leadership Academy

The University of Kansas Public Management Center (PMC) and the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC), a unit of KU Continuing Education, work together to support law enforcement agencies in Kansas with their professional education needs at the command and front-line supervisory levels through the Kansas Law Enforcement Leadership Academy (LELA).

The mission of LELA is to provide high quality leadership development, strengthen partnerships, and promote professionalism throughout the law enforcement community in Kansas.

The Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center hosts three LELA education programs at its facility near Hutchinson. Certificates offered through the Academy are jointly issued by the PMC and KLETC.


Program Accessibility: We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call 785-864-6864 to discuss your needs at least two weeks before the start of the program if possible.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Before applying for this course, please make sure that you understand our cancellation and refund policy.

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