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Widow of Slain Kansas Officer Speaks About Appreciation for Community's Support

The wife of a slain Overland Park, KS, police officer said that "love was evident" as they moved her husband's body in a procession that attracted countless citizens of the community holding signs and American flags along the route.

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Veteran Kansas Officer Fatally Shot by Hit-and-Run Suspect

A veteran officer with Overland Park (KS) Police Department was fatally shot by a hit-and-run suspect over the weekend.

Kansas Man Arrested for Impersonating an Officer

The man—identified as 27-year-old Daniel Corrieri—is now in jail on numerous charges including impersonation of a law enforcement officer, possession of a firearm while under the influence, and DUI.

Kansas Officer Honored with State VFW Annual Award

An officer with the Riley County (KS) Police Department has been recognized as the Veterans of Foreign Wars State of Kansas Officer of the Year.

Kansas Agency Launches Alert and ID System for Special Needs Persons

The City of Salina Police Department's Support Division has launched a new system designed to help officers identify and deal with individual with special needs who may find themselves in an emergency situation.

Kansas Agency Sees Record Number of Women in Latest Recruit Class

The Wichita (KS) Police Department has a total of 12 female recruits in its latest academy class—the most women ever in a single recruiting round—up from eight women in last year's batch of would-be WPD officers.

Kansas Officer Resigns After Fabricating McDonald's "Pig" Coffee Cup

Herington Police Chief Brian Hornaday confirmed the unnamed officer made up the story about being given a coffee cup with "F-----g pig" written on it. Hornaday said the officer told him the incident was “meant to be a joke.”

Man Rams Car Into Kansas Officer's Patrol Car, Officer Opens Fire

A Kansas man faces charges of aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer with possibility of causing great bodily harm after he rammed his car into a patrol vehicle occupied by an officer from the Lenexa Police Department.

Kansas Officer Seen Helping Woman in Wheelchair Across Busy Intersection

An officer with the Wichita Police Department was seen helping a woman in a wheelchair across a busy intersection over the weekend. Photos of the act of kindness posted to social media quickly went viral.

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Kansas Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Allegedly Pointed Gun at Them

Police say the man had been exiting his home "sporadically" and firing gunshots in the early morning hours of Memorial Day.