SWAT

dreamstime
June 16, 2018 - 1:08 am
There is a heavy police presence, including the SWAT team at a home near 12th and Market at this hour. Officers are responding to a possible standoff situation. Sedgwick County dispatch didn't confirm the nature of the response other than to describe it as a "domestic incident." People are being...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:57 am
Body camera footage shows that law enforcement ignored the advice of SWAT team members when they entered a suburban Kansas City home and fatally shot a mentally distressed woman with a history of only minor, nonviolent offenses. The Kansas City Star reports that it reviewed 23 hours of footage tied...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2018 - 9:42 pm
Wichita Police say an emotionally distressed man has surrendered after he barricaded himself inside his home with his children. Captain Chester Pinkston says police were called earlier Saturday evening to a disturbance at a home near 11th street and Waco. The distraught man barricaded himself...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2018 - 7:46 pm
Sedgwick County dispatchers say there is a police presence near the Riverside area. Dispatchers confirmed to KSN News that Wichita police and SWAT are on scene investigating a swat call at 11th and Waco. Police are saying that it is a standoff situation and the SWAT team is on the scene to assist...
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Dreamstime
February 24, 2018 - 7:16 pm
A 22-year old man was arrested on Saturday by Wichita police in connection with a deadly shooting in the 1600 block of Faulders. When police arrived at the scene, a 25-year-old man was laying in the street, shot in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officer Paul Cruz says there was a...
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Dreamstime
January 20, 2018 - 5:08 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker is pushing for tougher penalties after a death in Kansas that resulted from a prank call to police. Republican Rep. Bill Kidd of Independence has filed legislation to hold pranksters civilly and criminally liable if they make a call resulting in an...
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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
Ted Woodward
September 25, 2017 - 3:11 pm
Police were involved in a seven-hour standoff with a man in the northwest part of Wichita, near 13th & Ridge. The incident began as a "domestic-violence" call late Sunday night in the 1600 block of N. Brunswick, where a 22-year-old man, described as having a mental illness, made a verbal threat...
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