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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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September 10, 2018 - 5:46 am
One man has been arrested after an assault with a handgun in southwest Wichita. According to the Wichita Police Department it happened after 5 a.m. Sunday when police responded to a call about a disturbance with a weapon. A 40-year-old man and 50-year-old man were inside a home with 3 juveniles...
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September 04, 2018 - 4:39 am
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department is increasing speeding enforcement on K-15. KSN News spoke with Sedgwick County Sheriff's Lt. Tim Meyers who says they investigated over 15-hundred vehicle accidents in the last year, and a large number of those happened on K-15. "We tried the education part...
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dreamstime
June 13, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A motorcyclist from Wichita who was critically injured while riding on Monday, has passed away from his injuries. 39-year old Joseph Gunn of Wichita, was involved in a motorcycle versus pickup crash at approximately 9:50 PM Monday night. When Wichita police arrived at 21st and I-135, they found...
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