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Advanced CJIS/TAC Morehead KCTCS


with Miranda Luttrell

Calendar Nov 4, 2020 at 8 am

This course is designed to provide the experienced LINK operator with advanced techniques related to all CJIS files, as well as a basic understanding of the duties and responsibilities of the Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC). Enrollment is restricted to certified CJIS operators and is recommended for the TAC, Assistant TAC and those operators who may be assigned TAC duties in the future. THIS LOCATION WILL BE AT KCTCS ROWAN CAMPUS IN MOREHEAD. 

The Instructor: Miranda Luttrell is the Shift Supervisor of Post 15 Columbia and is also an Adjunct Instructor for the kentucky State Police Academy. She has been dispatching since 1999 and teaches several classes in the academy including CJIS/NCIC. 

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Mental Health First Aid Elizabethtown Campus


with Charles Hedgespeth

Calendar Nov 16, 2020 at 8 am

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course taught by Trooper Charles Hedgespeth that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. THIS LOCATION WILL BE AT THE ELIZABETHTOWN CAMPUS.

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NamUs Elizabethtown Campus
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NamUs Elizabethtown Campus


This workshop will provide law enforcement an overview of NamUs and the resources available to resolve missing and unidentified person cases across the United States. 

The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) is a powerful, free tool to assist law enforcement officers, medical examiners, coroners, allied criminal justice professionals, and the family members of missing persons in resolving these cold cases. NamUs combines online database technology with forensic and analytical resources to solve long-term missing and unidentified person cases.

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The Instructor: 

Amy Dobbs joined the Knox County Sheriff's Office in January 2011 as a volunteer in the Forensics Unit and became a full-time Crime Analyst in April of that same year. She was selected to become the NamUs Victim's Advocate Representative for the state of Tennessee and was chosen to attend the NamUs Training Academy in November 2011. This allowed Ms. Dobbs to train other agencies within Tennessee on the importance and use of NamUs. In April 2012, Ms. Dobbs was reassigned to the Major Crimes/Cold Case Unit of the Knox County Sheriff's Office, where she continued to focus on missing and unidentified person casess. In 2013, she was promoted to the position of Cold Case Investigator. Ms. Dobbs also served as the ViCAP Liaison for the Knox County Sheriff's Office and managed their budget for private laboratory forensic testing.

Ms. Dobbs received Detective of the Month for her work on a 1981 homicide involving an unidentified victim whose skeletal remains were found in a wooded lot. Her investigation led to the identification of the decedent after 32 years as a cold case with no leads. Ms. Dobbs identified two additional long-term unidentified decedents and resolved eight long-term missing person cases dating back to the mid 1980's and early 1990's. Ms. Dobbs received local, state and national media coverage of her cases, including Unsolved Mysteries documenting one as the "featured case of the week".

Ms. Dobbs holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega, Georgia. She joined the NamUs team in February 2015 as a NamUs Regional Program Specialist. 


KLEC Course # 2296-19K

Deadly Calls & Fatal Encounters Elizabethtown Campus


with Jason Long

Calendar Nov 18, 2020 at 8 am

This course is designed to provide students with a better understanding of Officer deaths while on calls for service. This course will take a look at Domestic dispute calls, Disturbance calls, Officer needs assistance calls, Burglary calls, Suspicious Person and Suspicious Vehicle calls, Officer initiated activity and then explain the manner of the Officer’s death. This course will address issues of complacency on the part of the Telecommunicator as well as the Officer. This course will provide students a closer understanding of why these every day calls for service are dangerous and should be taken seriously. THIS LOCATION WILL BE AT THE ELIZABETHTOWN CAMPUS.

The Instructor: Jason Long is a Law Enforcement Instructor II at the Kentucky State Police Academy and has been there for 6 years. Before that he was the Shift Supervisor for Post 5 in Campbellsburg and has been dispatching since 1998. He is also the Chief of Milton Fire & Rescue in Milton Kentucky where he has been since 1997. He is also a former United States Marine Infantry Rifleman. 

KLEC Course # 198T-17K

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Human Trafficking Elizabethtown Campus


with Ricky Lynn

Calendar Nov 19, 2020 at 8 am

This course is designed for Telecommunicators. This course will provide the Telecommunicators on the duties and responsibilities of handling human trafficking calls and how to document those call types. Students will also be given instruction on the different types of human trafficking and how to recognize the signs during a caller interview over the phone. The students will also be able to better understand and identify human trafficking cases and who to contact. THIS LOCATION WILL BE AT THE ELIZABETHTOWN CAMPUS.

The Instructor: Ricky Lynn is a Detective with the Kentucky Attorney General's Office. Detective Lynn was previsouly a Detective with the Lexington Metro Police Department for many years. He currently the lead investigator on many human trafficking cases. 

KLEC Course # 2207-18K

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