Wichita Police Department

Steve Boyer
July 20, 2018 - 2:44 pm
Wichita Police made an arrest of a suspect of a car theft on the same day the incident occurred. On Tuesday July 10th, a 46 year-old woman reported her car was stolen from the Sunflower Community Action building in the 1700 block of North Ash. Later that day she reported seeing the car near 17th...
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KNSS News
July 17, 2018 - 12:36 pm
The Wichita City Council heard details on next year's proposed city budget from City Manager Robert Layton at Tuesday morning's meeting. Highlights of the proposed 600 million dollar budget include an unchanged mill levy, optimizing fire staff response to non-emergency calls and a 2 million dollar...
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Dreamstime
July 07, 2018 - 5:22 pm
A woman has died after a shooting in Riverside and police are investigating the death as a homicide. Police say that the shooting happened around 12:19 Saturday afternoon in the 1700 block of N. Arkansas. WPD officer Paul Cruz said that when officers arrived, they found the woman, who was in her...
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July 06, 2018 - 4:24 am
Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said on Thursday said the gun used in a home invasion turned shootout with a Wichita police officer in his own home earlier in the week was a stolen 9 mm. Chief Ramsay there are increasing instances of guns being stolen from cars. "That is a preventable crime,"...
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Steve Boyer
July 03, 2018 - 7:06 am
Police are investigating a shooting in a home invasion involving an off-duty police officer this morning west of 21st and Maize. Around 3:17 a.m. police were called to the officer's home. Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says an armed man entered the home of the officer and the two exchanged gun...
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Steve Boyer
July 02, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Two shootings occuring at the same time early Saturday morning took the life of two Wichita men. Lt. Todd Ojile says a man was sitting in a car in the 1500 block of South Water at about 2:00 when an unknown SUV pulled up beside him and fired several shots into his car, striking him, and then fled...
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Dreamstime
July 01, 2018 - 3:30 pm
One person is hospitalized after a shooting at an apartment complex in east Wichita Sunday afternoon. Around 12:30 PM, Wichita Police responded to a shooting call at the Brentwood Apartments in the 6600 block of East Harry, just east of Woodlawn. Wichita Police Sgt. Dan Binkley says officers...
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July 01, 2018 - 10:18 am
A vehicle accident was reported in south Wichita Sunday morning. The call came in around 9:15, saying a vehicle had left the roadway I-135 near Harry, smashed into a fence, a fire hydrant and struck the south side of the Linwood Rec Center. A building pillar was damaged but the building itself is...
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Dreamstime
June 30, 2018 - 10:34 pm
Wichita police are investigating a report of a baby falling out of a window. Sedgwick County dispatchers received the call Saturday evening around 9:10 p.m. from a resident of Central Park Village Apartments in the 1500 block of east 17th street north. The child was taken to the hospital with non-...
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Dreamstime
June 30, 2018 - 6:52 pm
Despite conducting twelve separate trafficking stings since August, the Wichita police managed to arrest another twelve people this week for prostitution and sex trafficking along the Broadway corridor. Wichita police say that four people were arrested on Wednesday. Three of those arrests were...
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