WPD

August 07, 2019 - 5:16 am
Wichita Police say a story being shared online about a thwarted mass shooting attempt at a local mall is not true. The story being circulated online says the Wichita Police Department arrested a man who was taking multiple weapons to Towne West Mall. In an email release WPD Officer Charley Davidson...
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July 02, 2019 - 5:24 am
Wichita Police are investigating a pair of stabbings. Just before midnight Monday morning a man was stabbed after he got into a fight with his girlfriend in the 17-hundred block of south Parkwood. That investigation is ongoing. Another separate incident took place just after midnight in the 22-...
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June 11, 2019 - 5:13 am
In a post to Twitter the Wichita Police Department says, among other items, 10 guns and 28 purses or wallets were stolen from motor vehicles in the past 11 days. Lieutenant Scott Brunow posted Monday afternoon that 166 vehicle larcenies occurred from May 31st to June 10th. The list of stolen items...
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KNSS News
April 23, 2019 - 1:17 pm
The Wichita City Council heard a report about domestic and sexual violence in the community. The Wichita Police Department, Sedgwick County and the City of Wichita were among the 12 groups who participated in the audit. They looked at ways to improve procedures and communication, and provide more...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2019 - 6:48 pm
The Special Olympics of Kansas got a helping hand from the Wichita Police over the weekend. During the year, the Wichita Police Department's Broadway corridor assists with several volunteer events. This weekend, they were at College Hill pool, taking part in the Polar Plunge. This years' Polar...
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January 28, 2019 - 5:04 am
Police are investigating after one man was injured in a shooting near the Wichita Art Museum. According to Sedgwick County dispatchers it happened around 2:00 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of N. Sim Park. Police say a 20-year-old man was walking in the area when he was shot in the leg by an unknown...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 9:49 pm
29-year-old Geoffrey Morris, the man shot in the officer involved shooting earlier this week, has died. He was taken off life support Saturday. His wife, Tia Brown, says he was shot by police while they tried to arrest him on a felony warrant. He had been wanted on several warrants and was known to...
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Dreamstime
October 27, 2018 - 7:16 pm
Law enforcement work daily to keep our community safe by responding to calls that are at times, dangerous and stressful. But what about keeping fellow officers safe? It's the theme behind new training within the Wichita Police Department. Officers within the department are getting required training...
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Dreamstime
October 27, 2018 - 1:47 am
The Wichita Police Department is looking for a suspect following a Friday evening chase and recovery of a stolen gun and drugs in West Wichita. At about six in the evening, an officer tried to stop a vehicle near Maple and Ridge Road. The vehicle fled, leading to a pursuit. During this pursuit, the...
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Dreamstime
September 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The Wichita Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday in Wichita, beginning at 11 pm and ending at or around 3 a.m. Sunday. Officers are going to be stopping motorists to check their driver’s license, proof of insurance and seat belt usage. Motorists not in compliance...
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