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National Law Enforcement
Training Center


6885 NE Pleasant Valley Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 217-9965

The NLETC is located within the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department's Regional Training Academy.  NLETC has access to state of the art class rooms, auditorium, gymnasium and reception area.
The training facility is located minutes from host hotels, restaurants and shopping.  This location provides easy access to major highways and the Kansas City International Airport.


NLETC Articles

CBS Evening News
Police techniques questioned in wake of NY man's death

The Seattle Times
King County deputies restart neck-restraint training
LVNR- Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint (Video)

'I can't breathe': Death spotlights police use of chokeholds (2014)
Why the LVNR isn't a 'choke hold' (2013)

Policies put a choke hold on officer safety

Calgary Police Service Study:
Police Public Interaction and Use of Force (2008)

40 Years of Success:
Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint (LVNR®) System

Proper use of neck hold not fatal, research shows:
Las Vegas Review - Journal (2009)

New study ranks risks of injury from 5 major force options:
Force Science News - (2008)

Editor's Notebook: Gun Retention:
The Tactical Wire (2011)

Grand Junction Police Department LVNR Staff Study:
An appropriate force option? (2010)

Force Science News #198:
Vascular neck restraint: Reprieve for a bum-rapped technique

Law & Order (March 2015):