This four-day program will result in attendees acquiring the skills necessary to operate UAS for law enforcement purposes. Utilizing K-State’s industry-leading technology, including FLIR and optical zoom sensors, pilots will learn the best ways to incorporate UAS into their law enforcement agencies.

During this course, pilots will receive extensive hands on flight training, accumulating to roughly 10 hours. Flight training will include:

  • Fundamental and advanced flight maneuvers
  • Crew resource management
  • Accident scene reconstruction
  • Search and rescue scenarios
  • Night operations
  • Operational scenarios using multiple aircraft and crews

In addition to the flight training, attendees will also learn best practices for UAS operations, FAA regulatory guidance for law enforcement agencies, and software tools for extracting actionable information from UAS operations.

Attendees must have an FAA Remote Pilot Certificate or be enrolled and attend the sUAS Commercial Pilot Training prior to the Law Enforcement Training course.


The well-being and safety of our campus and the community is our top priority. Kansas State University is taking measures to create social distance to minimize the spread of COVID-19. The following courses have COVID-19 restrictions in place. Full details about these requirements will be emailed to course registrants. Please contact with inquiries.

Dates available:

  • February 1-4, 2021 
  • April 5-8, 2021 

Interested in a date specific to your organization? Contact us to set up personalized training!

Time: Daily times vary, view the UAS Law Enforcement Training Schedule for more detail

Location: Kansas State Polytechnic, Salina, Kansas

Cost: $2500

Organizations sending multiple individuals may be eligible for discounted rates. Please contact for customized quotes for your organization.

Course fee includes course instruction, course materials and notes, aircraft use during flight instruction, and lunch daily. Meals, travel, and lodging are not included in the registration fee and are the responsibility of the attendee. Visit our travel page for suggestions on getting to and staying in Salina.

Registration deadline: One week prior to course start date


Please contact Professional Education and Outreach at or call our toll free number at 855-552-0079.