Ken Braden

Staff Instructor, Police Academy

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Staff Instructor - Fair and Impartial Policing, Property Crimes and Missing Persons

Kenneth is a full-time instructor at the Police Academy. He has been employed with the Overland Park Police Department for over 25 years. Officer Braden is a graduate of Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. He was four-year letterman with Missouri State's football team, the Bears.

Ken was hired in 1990 at Overland Park Police Department. He has worked in Patrol, Drug Unit and the Community Policing units. In January 2016 Ken was assigned to the JCRPA and now teaches Fair and Impartial Policing, Theft, Auto Burglary, Burglary, Missing Persons and Suspect Identifications.