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The following list are programs the Sheriff's Office provides to the community. 

 Public Education Classes

From March through November 2017, the Training Division of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office host a series of free classes available to the public. Registration for these classes can be completed by clicking the date of the class you wish to attend. If you have any additional questions related to these classes, please email Brenda Gammell at

All classes will be held at the JCSO Training Center, 18505 W 119th St, Olathe, KS 66061

Women’s Self Defense (ages 13 and up)

This class focuses on safety awareness, crime prevention tips, and basic self-defense techniques. The training is both discussion and hands-on. Physical activity is encouraged, but not required. Our goal is to empower students with knowledge, skills, and confidence to make themselves safer.

Participants are asked to wear athletic clothing.

March 11, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  CLASS FULL
May 13, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  OPEN
August 12, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  OPEN

Advanced Women’s Self Defense (ages 13 and up)

This class is open to those that have already attended one of the Basic Women's Self Defense classes.

October 14, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  OPEN

CPR (ages 13 and up)

American Heart Association Heart Saver Certification Training:

Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
Adult, Child, and Infant Choking

This is a BASIC Certification.

If you are a healthcare provider, this BASIC Certification may not meet your workplace requirements for certification.

You will be given a CPR Certification Card after the successful completion of the training.

Since there is light physical activity required to perform the techniques, we encourage wearing comfortable clothing.

April 8, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  CLASS FULL
July 8, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM - CLASS FULL

Bully Awareness (ages 5 to 12)

This class involves discussion on recognizing bully situations, taking basic steps to avoid these situations, and reporting them to a trusted adult.  If a child was to experience a physical bully encounter, they are taught basic techniques to defend themselves and disengage.

Children are asked to wear athletic clothing.

Parents are asked to remain at the Training Center during class.

June 10, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  OPEN
November 11, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  OPEN

Kid’s Gun Safety (ages 5 to 8)

This class is designed to provide children with an understanding of firearms safety, using a fun learning style. Children will be taught a safe response upon seeing an unsecured firearm.

Children are asked to wear athletic clothing.

Parents are asked to remain at the Training Center during instruction.

September 9, 2017 8:30 – 11:30 AM  -  OPEN



The Theft Reports of Agricultural and Construction Equipment (T.R.A.C.E.) program quickly informs all participants of suspicious activities and crime in their neighborhood, farming community or construction sites. 

Agriculture producers, livestock owners, farmers cooperatives, implement dealers, construction business or insurance companies can register on-line by clicking the picture above.


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The Take Me Home program is a database maintained by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office Communications Division for adults and children who may have difficulty communicating due to a developmental or cognitive disability. This database is only accessible to law enforcement personnel.  For more information and to sign-up for this program, click the picture above.

Last updated: 4/20/2017 8:24:53 AM