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 a Remote Pilot in Command certificate or be enrolled and attend the sUAS Commercial Pilot Training prior to the Law Enforcement Training course.


2019 dates will be announced soon.

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.

Registration deadline: One week prior to course start date

Fee includes course instruction, aircraft use during flight instruction, and all necessary materials. Travel, lodging, and meals are not included and are the responsibility of the attendees.


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