Paul W. LusterMajor, Kansas City Police Department, MO
Major Paul W. Luster is an 18 year veteran of the Kansas City, MO Police Department. He brings a unique blend of professional experience to the classroom having served assignments in the patrol, investigations, and administration. Paul currently holds the rank of captain and serves as the operations supervisor at the department’s crime laboratory. In addition to those duties, he instructs leadership and communications courses on a regular basis.
Students enjoy Paul’s humble approach, humor, and ability to engage the class throughout training courses. Paul continuously researches current topics and trends and incorporates them into training opportunities. He emphasizes the importance of effective communication and how it plays a significant role in the many facets of policing.
Paul graduated magna cum laude from Park University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement and holds several specialty instructor certifications. He has been published in the topic of effective communications in policing.