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18th Annual Impaired Driving Conference

October 23-24, 2023

The Kansas Highway Patrol, Drug and Alcohol Evaluation Unit, in cooperation with the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office, the Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Safety and Technology, is offering a FREE two day course featuring legal and ethical issues involved in drug and alcohol impaired driving cases for prosecutors, law enforcement and court personnel.  Lunch will be provided each day - attendees only need to cover the cost of lodging and dinner on Monday.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport
2098 S Airport Rd, Wichita, KS 67209
(316) 945-5272
Hotel Accomodations
The room block will be closed on September 23rd so book soon!

Agenda

Prosecutor of the Year Award Nomination

This award is presented annually to a prosecutor who has worked tirelessly to save lives in impaired driving and vehicular homicide cases. Nominees will exhibit true leadership in DUI and/or vehicular homicide prosecution that goes above and beyond their basic job description. Examples may include the use of innovative approaches, community outreach, training initiatives, including the outstanding prosecution of a case or cases throughout the year. This award will be given at the conference.

Past recipients:
2019 – Karen Wittman (Original TSRP, Currently in Wyandotte County) 
2019 – Marcy Knight (Leawood)
2020 – Remington Dalke (Rice County)
2021 – Melissa Ruttan (Overland Park)
2022 - Wade Bowie (Coffey County)

Nominations have closed.
 

DRE of the Year Award Nomination (Sponsored by AAA Kansas)

This award is presented annually to a DRE who has worked tirelessly to save lives in impaired driving. Nominees will exhibit true leadership in DRE that goes above and beyond their basic job description. Examples may include the use of innovative approaches, community resource, training initiatives, number of DRE evaluations, or the outstanding assistance in the prosecution of a case or cases throughout the year. This award will be given at the conference.

Past recipients:
2019 - John Lawson (KHP)
2020 - Lee Kibbee (Olathe PD)
2021 - Thad Brown (Dodge City PD)
2022 - Carson Nuss (KHP)
2022 - Mark Crump (KHP) 

Nominations have closed.

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