The purpose of the University of Nebraska at Kearney Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Training Program is to provide administrators of area criminal justice agencies with continued education at little to no cost. This program helps provide knowledge useful on the street, in the jail, or behind the dispatch microphone.  

UNK also offers an online Bachelor of Science Degree, and no matter what state you live in, UNK will honor instate tuition prices for you and your family. For those of you living in Nebraska, State Statute allows college credits as continued education. If you live outside of Nebraska you may need to find out if your state will do the same. 

On location classes can be brought to your department, whereas on campus trainings will take place at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. These trainings will further enable officers to conduct themselves with confidence and in a way that represents their departments admirably on the street or in the courtroom.

UNK invites you to choose a program and give a selected training a try. We would love to come see you or have you on campus.

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Anti-Bias Train the Trainer

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Anti-Bias Training

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Active Shooter Training

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Use of Force

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Report Writing

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Leadership Training


Conflict Resolution

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Officer Wellness

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Courtroom Testimony and Report Writing

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Crime Scene (CS) Investigation


The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers an accredited online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice that combines expertise in national and global justice systems with a hands-on internship experience in the field. The curriculum includes specialized courses taught by faculty with both real-life and research experience.

The B.S. in Criminal Justice online program prepares students for careers within federal, state, county, and municipal justice systems, including positions as: police officers, probation or parole officers, security or private investigators, correctional officers, border patrol agents, youth security specialists, legal assistants, judicial administrators, or military officers specializing in criminal justice.