Captain Wade Borchers
Board Member - Kansas
In 2008 Captain Borchers was promoted to sergeant and had the opportunity to attend Crisis Intervention Team training. In the same year, he joined the Kansas Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention Team Council as a board member and served as the Department’s CIT Coordinator. Over the years he taught a number of topics during CIT classes. In 2012 he was promoted to Captain and continued to coordinate CIT matters for the Department. In 2015 he became the chairman for the Kansas Law Enforcement CIT Council and served in this capacity until 2017.
Over the years Captain Borchers has taught CIT throughout the State of Kansas. He assisted several communities in Kansas in developing their own CIT program and has talked to many more about the benefits. He has played an important role in developing the first, state funded, CIT coordinator for Kansas as well as advocating for changes to state laws for care and treatment. He has been interviewed on numerous occasions by media outlets at the local and State level.
Captain Borchers graduated from the University of Central Missouri in 1997 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree, majoring in Criminal Justice. In 2016 he graduated from the FBI National Academy as part of Class 266.