Betsy Selman

Staff Instructor, Police Academy

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Staff Instructor - Criminal Investigations, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, EVOC and Scheduling

Elizabeth “Betsy” Selman is a full-time instructor at the Police Academy. She is employed with the Overland Park Police Department and assigned at the Police Academy. Officer Selman has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Central Missouri State University.

She was hired with the Shawnee Police Department in 1995 and was an officer with them until 2000. She worked in patrol, as a field training officer and on the rape evidence collection team. In 2000, the Overland Park Police Department hired Officer Selman. She has worked for them in patrol, as a field training officer and as an instructor.

In August 2005, Selman was assigned to the Police Academy as a full-time instructor. She teaches criminal investigations classes and emergency vehicle operations course, EVOC.