Wichita Police Department

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June 10, 2019 - 2:19 pm
The Wichita Police Department (WPD) announces confirmation of WPD joining the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) as part of the 2019 cohort. “I am pleased that Wichita was chosen as one of 10 cities nationwide to participate in the Department of Justice’s...
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June 09, 2019 - 6:57 am
A woman was critically injured after being hit by a train in north Wichita. It happened just after 10 p.m. Saturday night, near 21st and north Broadway, in the NoMar district. Police say for an unknown reason the woman was walking on the tracks, when she was hit. She was taken to a local hospital...
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June 08, 2019 - 7:24 am
One person was injured in an overnight accident in central Wichita. It happened around 4 a.m. Saturday, at East 1st Street North and New York. One person had minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. There's no word on that person's condition.
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June 02, 2019 - 6:50 am
Wichita Police are searching for a suspect in an overnight shooting that left one man dead in central Wichita. It happened just before midnight in the 400 block of north New York, near Central and I-135. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man dead in the roadway, after suffering...
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May 30, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Wichita Riverfest begins its nine-day run on Friday. Police Sgt. Kelly O'Brien says you will notice the presence of law enforcement personnel, including officers on foot, on horses with the Mounted Unit, on ATVs, bike officers, the EMS Gator Team, and the EMS bike unit. This is the 48th Riverfest,...
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May 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Wichita police department has teamed up with the Kansas Health Foundation for its statewide campaign called "Kansas Kids Can't Wait to Read". Research shows among youngsters who fall behind in reading proficiency by the time they enter 4th Grade, two-thirds of them will likely end up in prison...
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May 27, 2019 - 7:41 am
There continues to be a large police presence in southwest Wichita this morning. Wichita Police say it all started around 1:20 a.m., in the 1900 block of south Glenn. Officers responded to calls of a man shooting shots outside his residence. When they arrived on the scene, officers encountered a...
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May 26, 2019 - 8:10 am
Two people were hit by a car while crossing the street in College Hill. It happened around 9:45 Saturday night at Broadview and Douglas in east Wichita. Both people had critical injuries and were transported to a local hospital. Police are trying to determine what caused the accident. About 15...
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May 22, 2019 - 11:55 am
Wichita Police responded to a disturbance call with shots fired Tuesday at around 2:00 PM in the 800 block of South Terrace. Upon arrival, officers noticed the home had multiple gunshots fired into it. Police interviewed the occupants of the home, a 20 year-old female and an 18 year-old male who...
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May 05, 2019 - 6:32 pm
An accident at Douglas and Broadway killed two people and sent four others to the hospital. At approximately 1:40 p.m., officers spotted a stolen BMW SUV in the 1100 block of North Broadway. That vehicle immediately sped off at a high rate of speed, heading south on Broadway. Officers attempted to...
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