Law enforcement

Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 7:57 pm
A Captain with the Wichita Police Department has been placed on unpaid administrative leave because of an incident last weekend during a youth league sporting event in Augusta that is currently being investigated by Augusta police. A press release issued by Wichita police says according to policy,...
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Glendale Police
January 03, 2018 - 1:05 pm
A 25-year-old Los Angeles man suspected of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man faces a charge of making a false alarm, according to a warrant filed Wednesday in California. The Los Angeles County district attorney filed the fugitive-from-justice...
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Dreamstime
December 22, 2017 - 6:52 pm
Here's a study where most Kansans likely won't appreciate ranking toward the top... Quote Wizard, an online insurance comparison company, has released its list of the nations worst drivers ranked by state. Kansas again ranks the 13th worst state. The rankings are weighted and calculated from the...
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Dreamstime
November 23, 2017 - 8:27 pm
Drivers that were issued tickets during a now-suspended Wichita Police camera-based traffic enforcement pilot program, must pay their fines. Timothy Wier was hit with a $110 fine after he was caught making a left turn into the outside lane at 2nd and Washington in Old Town. To his surprise, the...
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Dreamstime
November 14, 2017 - 3:26 am
The use of body cameras by police has become more widespread, but there remain inconsistencies in how law enforcement agencies around the country deal with the footage. That's raising concerns among community activists who look to the videos to bring greater transparency to how police interact with...
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Dreamstime
November 13, 2017 - 10:20 am
Authorities have released the names of two Kansas City women killed in a triple shooting inside a home in the eastern part of the city. The Kansas City Star reports that police identified them Sunday as 25-year-old Yessenia Ahumada and 30-year-old Jennifer Zimmerman. Family members told police that...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
November 10, 2017 - 4:42 am
You can complete an application found at the City's web site ... wichita.gov. The city council approved the CRB at its meeting October 10th. The board is designed to review citizen complaints, department policy, and best practices ... according to a news release. The board will provide the police...
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Dreamstime
September 02, 2017 - 12:00 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former police officer who worked for two decades in law enforcement in Kansas did so despite a 1995 conviction for domestic violence that should have disqualified him from wearing a badge. State law prohibits a person with a domestic violence conviction from working in law...
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Dreamstime
August 29, 2017 - 4:58 am
MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. (KNSS) - One man is dead in a police-involved shooting after a chase from Harvey County ended on I-135 in McPherson County. Newton Police Lt. Bryan Hall says the chase began in Newton after 10:30 p.m. Monday, officers responding to the report of a car burglary. The responding...
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Dreamstime
Steve Boyer
July 27, 2017 - 2:24 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputies joined law enforcement agencies in 6 midwestern states in extra enforcement of traffic laws in an effort to promote safety on the roads. From Friday, July 21 through Sunday July 23, deputies were vigilant in looking for speeders, non-...
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