Blue Dragon Seminars Presents

The Winning Mind and a Bulletproof Heart

October 18 & 19, 2018
Two-Day Training (Thursday-Friday) 
This course has corporate sponsorship and pricing is FREE for anyone in the law enforcement community, firefighters, first responders or the U.S. military, including their spouses. KS-CPOST Eligible.* POST/TCOLE Eligible.*                                                         
Central Community Church • 6100 W. Maple Street, Wichita, KS 67209

*Reporting of the continuing education hours received to the Kansas Commission on Peace Officer's Standards and Training will be the responsibility of the attendee and his/her agency head or appointing authority.

Best-selling authors, decorated special agents, law enforcement and military. No other stage delivers a more powerful, life changing impact than Blue Dragon Presents. Register NOW.

October 18, 2018 8:00 a.m. Welcome by Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter

October 19, 2018 8:00 a.m. Welcome by Kansas Lt. Governor Tracey Mann

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Emcee: Susan Hamilton, OffBeat Business Media CEO, OBBM Radio Dallas.

Welcome: Sheriff Jeff Easter, Sedgwick County, Kansas

Keynote: Thank You for Freedom

Former police lieutenant Dave Smith is an internationally known speaker, writer and law enforcement expert. After nearly 2 decades as an Arizona police officer, Dave entered the private sector and was instrumental in developing cutting edge law enforcement training through the Law Enforcement Television Network and the “Street Survival” seminar.  In 1999 he formed his own Arizona-based training consortium.  Dave is also the Director of Video Training for the online Police One Academy and is the author of the popular book In My Sights.  

Stopping an Active Shooter Rampage/Lessons Learned

Doug Schroeder, Hesston police chief, Hesston, Kansas, 2018 recipient of the U.S. Medal of Valor; 2017 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Valor, in recognition of his bravery and trained preparedness; Awarded Wichita Crime Commission LEO Hero of the Year Award; Kansas Officer of the Year Kansas Rifle Association; Kansas Officer of the Year American Legion; National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by the Forty and Eight Veterans Organization; criminal justice instructor.

Transnational Gangs and the MS-13 Threat

Retired Sergeant Richard Valdemar, internationally known expert in MS-13, traditional and non-traditional gangs, author, Los Angeles County Sheriff Office detective retired, and Vietnam veteran.

Warrior’s Path to Tactical and Emotional Survival

Retired Detective Sergeant Richard Morris left the Fort Worth Police Department in 2014, working with Gang Intelligence after nearly 36 years. Richard is currently a reserve Tarrant County deputy constable. To serve our law enforcement community, Richard volunteers as a police chaplain, and is a member of the North Texas Violent Gang Task Force. He’s also a 10th degree black belt, international keynote speaker, Ziglar Legacy Certified coach and trainer, and published author.

Bulletproof Your Assets - Civil Rights Liability Arising Out of Fatal Incidents

Mark S. Jones, trial lawyer and assistant college professor, with expertise in criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law, and Section 1983 liability. Former chief deputy prosecutor, head of the Homicide Unit, Major Crime Division, head of the Criminal Division, county counselor, chief legal advisor to the prosecuting attorney, county sheriff, the Department of Corrections in Jackson County, Missouri and BDIC co-founder/partner.

Friday, October 19, 2018 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 AM

Emcee: Susan Hamilton, OffBeat Business Media CEO, OBBM Radio Dallas.

Welcome: Kansas Lt. Governor Tracey Mann

Keynote: The Winning Mind

Dave and Betsy Smith. Betsy Smith retired after a 29-year police career in the Chicago suburbs to become the most well-known female trainer in law enforcement today. She is a popular keynote speaker and has authored hundreds of articles for law enforcement, government and civilian publications.  She is currently a featured columnist and video contributor on both Officer.Com and PoliceOne.Com. Betsy and her husband Dave develop and instruct cutting edge courses and travel extensively, bringing their inspirational messages throughout the world.

Surviving an ISIS Threat and Counterterrorism Today

Colonel Jim Frawley, retired colonel-inspector general, United States Marine Corps, reserve Fort Worth police officer and ISIS survivor. Colonel Frawley will inform us of what threats are of greatest concern today and how to prepare for them.

Ziglar Blue and the Bulletproof Heart

As a Ziglar Legacy Certified speaker, Sergeant Richard Morris will teach law enforcement officers and first responders how to strengthen their self-image, build strong faith, family, work and community relationships.

My Story of Survival - Concluding Remarks

Retired FBI Special Agent Paul Vick, BDIC co-founder/partner, former FBI supervisory special agent, former Wichita Police Department detective in Wichita, Kansas and member of the Wichita Crime Commission.

*Reporting of the continuing education hours received to the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training will be the responsibility of the attendee and his/her agency head or appointing authority.

FREE - The most important two-day training anyone in law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, first responders, corporate security & military can attend this year

Susan Hamilton

Susan Hamilton


Jim Frawley

Sheriff Jeff Easter

Sheriff Jeff Easter

Dave and Betsy Smith_1

Dave and Betsy Smith

Doug Schroeder

Doug Schroeder


Mark Jones

Richard Morris

Richard Morris

Richard Valdemar

Richard Valdemar


Paul Vick