The following 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 Justin Branner 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. Students are welcome to attend multiple classes to enhance learning and proficiency.

Participants are asked to wear athletic clothing.

February 10, 2018     8:30 – 11:30 AM 
April 14, 2018     8:30 – 11:30 AM 
July 12, 2018     6:00 – 8:30PM
September 8, 2018     8:30 – 11:30 AM

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.

March 10, 2018     8:30 – 11:30 AM
June 9, 2018     8:30 – 11:30 AM
November 10, 2018     8:30 – 11:30 AM

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.

May 12, 2018 8:30 – 11:30 AM
August 11, 2018 8:30 – 11:30 AM 
October 13, 2018 8:30 – 11:30 AM