Joe Camp Off. Joe Camp
Off. Joe Camp has been an Officer with the Wichita Police Department since 1995. During that time Joe has worked as Patrol Officer a School Resource Officer a Traffic Enforcement Officer a Field Training Officer as well as a Community Policing Officer. Joe is currently assigned to the Wichita Police Department Training Bureau as the Private Security Administrator. Joe has taught classes to law enforcement officers throughout the state on a variety of topics including Standardized Field Sobriety, Deescalating Juvenile Aggression, racial and other biased-based policing, as well as, report writing and D.U.I court testimony and a wide variety of other topics. Joe has received several awards from his department including the Bronze Wreath of Merit, the Civic Achievement Award and the Safe Driving Award. Joe was also recognized in 2009 by the Wichita area D.U.I victims Center as their Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Joe has also been a member of the Wichita Police Department Mounted Patrol since 2009.
Clay Germany Lt. Clay M. Germany
Lt. Germany is a nineteen year veteran of the Wichita Police Department. He has held positions as a patrol officer, community policing beat coordinator, School Liaison Officer, DV/Sex crimes detective, EMCU detective, patrol supervisor, and as a Watch Commander. Lt. Germany is a certified Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) instructor. He has instructed the program in over 15 elementary and middle schools in the USD 259 school district. Germany is an adjunct instructor in WATC’s Police Science program. He has provided WATC’s customized industry training to the private security field since 2014.
Ken Kimble Sgt. Kenneth Kimble
Sgt. Ken Kimble has been an officer with the Wichita Police Department for twenty-four years. Currently, he is a Defensive Tactics Instructor and over the past twenty-two years he been the instructor for: PPCT (pressure point control tactics), CQC (Close Quarter Combat), Knife Defense, Handcuffing, Baton, Ground Fighting, PCR (physical conflict resolution), Handgun Retention and Taser. He has been a supervisor for fourteen year. He has eight years active duty in the Air Force and trained in various areas threat focused on Nuclear Weapons and Bomb handling. He have an AS in Criminal Justice from Butler County Community College and a BS in Criminal Justice from Wichita State University. He has provided Private Security Training for WATC since 2014.
Dale Mattern Sgt. M. Dale Mattern
Sgt. M. Dale Mattern is an eighteen year veteran of the Wichita Police Department. In that time he has served as a Beat Officer, Community Policing Beat Coordinator, School Liaison Officer, School Resource Officer, Gang Crimes Detective, Financial Crimes Detective, Sex Crimes/Domestic Violence Detective, Patrol Sergeant, and is currently the In-Service Training Coordinator for the Wichita Police Department. Sergeant Mattern has been certified as a D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) and G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) instructor. He has instructed hundreds of law related education classes to both adults and juveniles in the community. Sergeant Mattern has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Dana College in Blair Nebraska and was certified to teach K-12 in both Kansas and Nebraska, prior to joining law enforcement.
Lem Moore Lt. Lemuel Moore
Lt. Lemuel Moore is a 23 year veteran of the Wichita Police Department and served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. Lemuel has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Tabor College and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Wichita State University. His law enforcement experience includes working in the Wichita Public Schools as a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officer, he is also trained and well versed in the area of Crime Prevention Through Environment and Physical Design. Lemuel has investigated parental abductions of children, while working in the Exploited and Missing Children’s Unit. He also has experience in narcotic undercover investigations, as well as an advance knowledge of conducting internal administrative investigations. Lemuel is currently an adjunct professor at National American University and chairs the Police/Science Board at the Wichita Area Technical College
Sgt. Daniel Oblinger
Sgt. Dan Oblinger is a ten year veteran of the Wichita Police Department. He has held positions as a patrol officer, community policing beat coordinator, undercover vice detective, and field supervisor. Oblinger is a certified Drug Recognition Expert through the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Sgt. Oblinger serves as a Hostage Negotiator for the WPD SWAT team and was a founding member of the Sedgwick County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) that trains law enforcement officers to recognize and safely de-escalate persons in crisis due to their mental illness. Oblinger is an adjunct instructor in WATC’s Police Science program. He has provided WATC’s customized industry training to the private security field since 2008.
Donnie Phelps Lt. Donnie Phelps
Don Phelps currently assigned to the WPD training department and has been an officer since September 1981 with 9 years’ experience in Oklahoma and 22 years in Wichita. Lt. Phelps has worked all aspects of the uniformed patrol division (Field training Officer, Community police Officer, SCAT supervisor, SRO/Special events supervisor, Watch Commander, Recruit training Commander. Armed with a BS in Human Resources from Southwestern College and an Associate’s degree in Law Enforcement from Northern Oklahoma College, Lt. Phelps has been providing private security instruction for WATC for the past six years.