Prevention

Dreamstime
March 13, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Wichita is preparing to host NCAA tournament games this week, and police are taking steps to ensure that the thousands of visitors flocking to the city are safe. The police department is working with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Wichita Fire Department, the U.S. Department of Justice and...
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Dreamstime
February 16, 2018 - 3:34 pm
The Wichita Police Department say they are investigating two threats made today on social media at local high schools and in one case a 17-year-old has been arrested. A Bishop Carroll official notified police of a social media post involving a student threatening physical violence at a school. The...
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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 02, 2017 - 8:27 pm
Wichita Police say a shortage of officers isn't as bad as one of its captains claims. In an email, Patrol East Captain Kevin Mears stated his bureau is so short staffed that people are waiting up to two hours for an officer to show up to a call and some cops are pulling double duty. Wichita Deputy...
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Dreamstime
November 26, 2017 - 7:38 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence officials don't plan to add downtown security cameras even after this fall's fatal shooting. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that city officials considered the idea about five years ago, but decided against it. Instead they only use cameras temporarily when big...
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dreamstime
August 03, 2017 - 8:44 pm
A Western Kansas family wants you to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide. Greg and Wrenn Slaven shared with a Wichita crowd the story of how carbon monoxide nearly killed them. The accident happened in June in the Slaven's Cimarron home. Wrenn says she and Greg felt very tired, fell asleep...
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Dreamstime
May 06, 2017 - 1:36 am
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KNSS) – Garden City police are investigating alleged threats against Garden City High School. Officials told KSN they were contacted late Thursday about a threat made through social media against the school. According to police a 16-year-old male has been taken into protective...
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Larry McCormack-USA TODAY NETWORK
May 04, 2017 - 5:01 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A security expert at Wichita State is warning social media users about a potentially dangerous Facebook meme. It's called "10 Concerts." A user is asked to list 10 concerts, 9 that they have attended and one that they have not. That list is shared with friends who try and...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
April 27, 2017 - 2:04 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Police Chief Gordon Ramsay is concerned about a growing crime trend in the city during recent months: guns being stolen out of vehicles. In 2016, there were 193 cases of guns stolen from vehicles, up nearly 28% from the year before. The upward trend continues -- there have...
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