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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police calls - August 25, 2016 updateidentity theft, possession of stolen property valued at more than $1,000 and fo
Police calls - August 25, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
identity theft, possession of stolen property valued at more than $1,000 and forgery, 8/24. Felony cases reported to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. 400 blk. N.W. 48th Terrace, aggravated burglary and burglary, 10:30 p.m. 8/21-4 a.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
C-J Extra: Former sheriff talks life after law enforcementfeel you helped bring respect and accountability back to the sheriff’s office?
C-J Extra: Former sheriff talks life after law enforcement
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
feel you helped bring respect and accountability back to the sheriff’s office? Barta: I believe the men and women at the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office were ready for a change. You can only be as successful as the people you work with. Q: Do... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Coalition aims to rid Topeka, Shawnee County of human traffickingthe Kansas Attorney General’s office, the Kansas Department for Children and Fa
Coalition aims to rid Topeka, Shawnee County of human trafficking
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
the Kansas Attorney General’s office, the Kansas Department for Children and Families, the Topeka Police Department, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s office, the FBI, Stormont Vail Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, Valeo Behavioral Health Care, the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man calls friend to tell him he's safe after he was initially reported to have possibly drownedthey hadn’t seen him for about 10 minutes, they swam out to look for him, but d
Man calls friend to tell him he's safe after he was initially reported to have possibly drowned
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
they hadn’t seen him for about 10 minutes, they swam out to look for him, but didn’t locate him. Dixon said they then called 911. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the man was safe at home and crews cleared the scene shortly before 6 p... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office to watch for drunk drivers Friday into SaturdayThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a D.U.I. saturation patr
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office to watch for drunk drivers Friday into Saturday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a D.U.I. saturation patrol from 10:30 p.m. Friday night to 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The purpose of the patrol is to ensure safe roads for Shawnee County drivers. Patrolling officers will look... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office to watch for drunk drivers Friday night into Saturday morningThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a D.U.I. saturation patr
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office to watch for drunk drivers Friday night into Saturday morning
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a D.U.I. saturation patrol Friday night from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The purpose of the patrol is to ensure safe roadways for Shawnee County drivers. Patrolling officers will... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Four people, including three Silver Lake students, killed in US-24 highway crashonto surrounding gravel roads until the scene was cleared. In addition to the
Four people, including three Silver Lake students, killed in US-24 highway crash
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
onto surrounding gravel roads until the scene was cleared. In addition to the Kansas Highway Patrol and AMR ambulance, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Silver Lake Fire Department responded to the scene. “The patrol extends our sincere... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office investigating death of man reported Wednesday on S.E. Rice as suicideThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that the death of a man at a
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office investigating death of man reported Wednesday on S.E. Rice as suicide
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that the death of a man at a home in the 400 block of S.E. Rice Road is being investigated as a suicide. Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones said an open-line 911 call was received by the emergency... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2 Silver Lake students killed in crash on US-24 highway northwest of Topekauntil 12:12 p.m. Traffic was diverted onto surrounding gravel roads until the
2 Silver Lake students killed in crash on US-24 highway northwest of Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
until 12:12 p.m. Traffic was diverted onto surrounding gravel roads until the scene was cleared. In addition to the Kansas Highway Patrol and AMR ambulance, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Silver Lake Fire Department responded to the sc... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
At least 2 killed in crash on US-24; 3 Silver Lake students involved in 2-car crashuntil 12:12 p.m. Traffic was diverted onto surrounding gravel roads until the
At least 2 killed in crash on US-24; 3 Silver Lake students involved in 2-car crash
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
until 12:12 p.m. Traffic was diverted onto surrounding gravel roads until the scene was cleared. In addition to the Kansas Highway Patrol and AMR ambulance, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and Silver Lake Fire Department responded to the sc... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Four charged with kidnapping, aggravated battery in Geary CountyKansas Apprehension Task Force, which is made up of the United States Marshal’s
Four charged with kidnapping, aggravated battery in Geary County
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Kansas Apprehension Task Force, which is made up of the United States Marshal’s Service, the Topeka Police Department, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, and the Kansas Department of Corrections, was able to assist in the investigation. All... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police investigating suspicious death of man in 400 block of S.E. RiceThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a
Police investigating suspicious death of man in 400 block of S.E. Rice
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a man in the 400 block of S.E. Rice Road. Shawnee County sheriff Herman Jones said an open-line 911 call was received by the emergency communications center at 5:32 p.m.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police investigating death of man in 400 block of S.E. RiceThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man in the
Police investigating death of man in 400 block of S.E. Rice
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man in the 400 block of S.E. Rice Road. Shawnee County sheriff Herman Jones said an open-line 911 call was received by dispatch at 5:32 p.m. Officers were dispatched to the location... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police investigating death on S.E. RiceThe Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death in the 400 block o
Police investigating death on S.E. Rice
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death in the 400 block of S.E. Rice Road. The incident was reported at 6:20 p.m. Shortly thereafter police tape was put up around the residence and the street was blocked off in both... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka's Top 20 Under 40 honorees for 2016 revealed TuesdayExcel ■ Lissa Staley, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library ■ Jana Tenbrin
Topeka's Top 20 Under 40 honorees for 2016 revealed Tuesday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Excel ■ Lissa Staley, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library ■ Jana Tenbrink, Stormont Vail Health ■ Justin Vest, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office ■ Andy Vogel, Young Life ■ John Paul Washburn, Washburn Law Office, LLC and The Washburn... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One in custody after disturbance in which man throws cell phone at woman in South Topekayelling on occasion , but otherwise tended “to keep to themselves.” In additio
One in custody after disturbance in which man throws cell phone at woman in South Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
yelling on occasion , but otherwise tended “to keep to themselves.” In addition to Topeka Police Department officers and Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office deputies, the Topeka Fire Department and American Medical Response responded to the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
No one hospitalized following three-vehicle crash that was result of medical conditionA three-vehicle crash at S.W. 17th and Urish Road was the result of a medical i
No one hospitalized following three-vehicle crash that was result of medical condition
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
A three-vehicle crash at S.W. 17th and Urish Road was the result of a medical issue, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Authorities responded to the incident shortly after 5:45 p.m. Monday. A silver 2013 Toyota Tundra that... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police and fire calls - August 3, 2016 updateand/or stimulant, 8/2. Eric Paul Loggins, 38, in connection with aggravated ba
Police and fire calls - August 3, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
and/or stimulant, 8/2. Eric Paul Loggins, 38, in connection with aggravated battery, 8/2. Felony cases reported to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. 700 blk. N.E. Kincaid Road, theft of property or services valued at more than $1,000, 8... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Incumbent Herman Jones wins Republican nomination for Shawnee County sheriff“We have directed our attorneys to respond to his 11th hour attempt to prevent
Incumbent Herman Jones wins Republican nomination for Shawnee County sheriff
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
“We have directed our attorneys to respond to his 11th hour attempt to prevent deputies, corporals and sergeants with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office from expressing their nearly unanimous support for his opponent Jerry Stanley.” Contact Tim... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tarwater expansion, opposed by some neighbors, approved by county commissionBuhler and Kevin Cook voted unanimously to approve the request. In other busin
Tarwater expansion, opposed by some neighbors, approved by county commission
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Buhler and Kevin Cook voted unanimously to approve the request. In other business Monday, the commission granted the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office permission to begin soliciting bids for janitorial services. It also voted unanimously to... Read more
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FOX News
Mother who took children to perform for Oregon militia loses custody of kidsreported that the children took guns from their mother’s room and hid them at t
Mother who took children to perform for Oregon militia loses custody of kids
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
reported that the children took guns from their mother’s room and hid them at the end of their driveway before going to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. Seven of the 10 children were held in temporary state custody in May. One child worried... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mom whose kids sang for armed occupiers in Oregon loses custodyin their mother’s room while she was in the shower and stashed them at the end
Mom whose kids sang for armed occupiers in Oregon loses custody
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
in their mother’s room while she was in the shower and stashed them at the end of their driveway before going to the Shawnee County sheriff’s office. One of her other underage children had already run away. A few days later during an... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Odalis Sharp, Auburn woman accused of abusing several children, loses custodyif authorities came to the house, the children stashed family guns at the end o
Odalis Sharp, Auburn woman accused of abusing several children, loses custody
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
if authorities came to the house, the children stashed family guns at the end of their driveway before going to the Shawnee County sheriff’s office. One of her underage children had already run away. “We felt it was unsafe,” one of the... Read more
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The Columbian
Woman accused of abusing several children loses custodyif authorities came to the house, the children stashed family guns at the end o
Woman accused of abusing several children loses custody
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
if authorities came to the house, the children stashed family guns at the end of their driveway before going to the Shawnee County sheriff’s office. One of her underage children had already run away. “We felt it was unsafe,” one of the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County approves $42,889 in grant funds for new radios for jail staffJustice Assistance Grant which awarded the city of Topeka and Shawnee County a
Shawnee County approves $42,889 in grant funds for new radios for jail staff
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
Justice Assistance Grant which awarded the city of Topeka and Shawnee County a combined $85,769 this year. Typically the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office would use the county’s portion of the grant, Brian Cole, department of corrections director,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka man ejected, killed in crash on US-75 north of Topekato the scene at 9:40 a.m. Monday. The crash was about one mile north of N.W. 46
Topeka man ejected, killed in crash on US-75 north of Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
to the scene at 9:40 a.m. Monday. The crash was about one mile north of N.W. 46th. Both American Medical Response and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office also responded, but they left just after 10:20 a.m. KHP identified Fondren just after noon on... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Driver ejected, killed in crash on US-75 north of Topekato the scene at 9:50 a.m. Monday. The crash was about one mile north of N.W. 46
Driver ejected, killed in crash on US-75 north of Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
to the scene at 9:50 a.m. Monday. The crash was about one mile north of N.W. 46th. Both American Medical Response and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office also responded, but left just after 10:20 a.m. The southbound lanes were restricted to one... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka law enforcement agencies adjust procedures to ensure officers' safetyDerek Parrett said he was thankful and grateful that people still show support
Topeka law enforcement agencies adjust procedures to ensure officers' safety
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Derek Parrett said he was thankful and grateful that people still show support and appreciation for officers’ work. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office also is examining its procedures. “Current matters related to slain officers from across the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
FOP: Sheriff's memo implies political activity could result in firing“We have directed our attorneys to respond to his 11th hour attempt to prevent
FOP: Sheriff's memo implies political activity could result in firing
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
“We have directed our attorneys to respond to his 11th hour attempt to prevent deputies, corporals and sergeants with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office from expressing their nearly unanimous support for his opponent Jerry Stanley.” Attempts to... Read more

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