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Wade Willson

Staff Instructor, Police Academy

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Staff Instructor – Criminal Law, Traffic Enforcement, Patrol Procedures, Scenario-Based Training and Firearms

Officer Wade Willson began his career with the Shawnee Police Department in 2005. While at Shawnee, Officer Willson has been a field training officer, Taser instructor, active shooter instructor, and handgun, rifle and sniper instructor. He is currently the training officer of the tactical team, of which he has been a member for 10 years. 

Officer Willson was assigned as a full-time staff instructor in 2018. He instructs alcohol beverage control law, traffic stops and patrol procedures, and is responsible for the scenario-based training. He also assists with active shooter, range and Taser training.