Jay Fleer served 30 years as a Kansas Law Enforcement Officer. He began his career in 1991 with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, and after graduation from Ottawa University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Economics he accepted a position with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. Jay spent the last 14 years of his career working at the Mission Police Department. Jay worked in a variety of assignments during his career, including Detention, Patrol, Street Narcotics Unit, Financial Crime Investigations, D.A.R.E. and SRO. He also served as Field Training Officer, Rangemaster and Use of Force Instructor for the Mission Police Department.
Jay received numerous awards and commendations throughout his career, including commendations for apprehending fleeing bank robbers, life saving awards and the 2019 Kansas D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year award. For his actions related to the Highlands School Shooting incident, Jay received the Gold Award for Uncommon Valor from the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police and the Gold Medal from the Mission Police Department. The Gold Award and Gold Medal are the highest citations given by those agencies.
Jay retired from law enforcement on September 1, 2021, and immediately went to work building and opening Mission Barbell Club, which is a CrossFit gym in Mission Kansas. He serves as the owner, Head Coach and Chief of Badassery at MBC.
Retired Law Enforcement Officer, Mission Police Department, KS
Jay Fleer: Sessions
November 2: 2022 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm | Breakout Session
When Crime in the Community Impacts the School: Lessons Learned and Improvements Implemented
This session will highlight the occurrence of a shooting across the street from a local elementary school that resulted in bullets within the building and on campus, as well as the shoot out that occurred between the shooter and police during dismissal of students. Presenters will provide details of that day, positive actions taken during and after this traumatic event, and lessons learned. Attendees will also be provided with resources and a detailed emergency operation plan created as a result of this shooting.
- Jay Fleer & Lea Ann Combs
This Midwest School Safety Summit is brought by Safe and Sound Schools in partnership with Missouri School Boards’ Association Center for Education Safety.