A Barton Community College program for law enforcement officers will examine two real-life cases as it reviews what happens when an officer is attacked.
Barton’s Lee Turner Lectureship Series will present the seminar, "Officer Down," from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the college’s Learning Resource Center. Speakers will be a team of officers, investigators and prosecutors, speaking about the murder case of Greenwood County Sheriff Matt Samuels, and a team speaking about the murder of Sedgwick County Deputy Brian Etheridge.
The team of officers will give a four-part presentation on the Samuels case, including the shooting, entry/arrest, investigation and prosecution. The speakers for the Etheridge case, Major Michael Oliver, Lt. Brad Hoch, Lt. David Mattingly and Sgt. Tim Myers, will review the initial larceny report, the patrol response to the officer down call, SWAT deployment, the investigation of an incident involving local and federal law enforcement agencies, media relations, and funeral and benefit planning.
The Lee Turner Lectureship Series provides an opportunity for law enforcement personnel to meet continuing education requirements while gaining valuable training pertinent to their profession. The $41 registration fee includes training, one-half college credit, materials, refreshments and lunch.
Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance.
Over the years, the Lee Turner Lectureship Series has given thousands of law officers and personnel training in new trends and techniques in law enforcement.
For more information, contact Workforce Training and Community Education, 620-792-9255 or 1-866-813-2465.