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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police locate missing 21-old Topeka man, found unharmedThe Topeka Police Department located a 21-year-old man with special needs after
Topeka police locate missing 21-old Topeka man, found unharmed
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
The Topeka Police Department located a 21-year-old man with special needs after he was reported missing Monday. Brandon Kyle Moore was found unharmed, Topeka police Sgt. Steve Roth said. Moore hadn’t arrived to work Monday morning. Police said... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topekans invited to bike with police chief James BrownThe Topeka Police Department has invited residents to take a bike ride with pol
Topekans invited to bike with police chief James Brown
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Topeka Police Department has invited residents to take a bike ride with police chief James Brown. The 6.3-mile ride throughout east Topeka May 24 is an effort to promote bike safety while celebrating National Bike Month. Brown will be joined by... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD: Topeka murder count at eight after February death in 1200 block of S.W. Watson ruled a homicidemedical assistance was later ruled a homicide, bringing the number of homicides
TPD: Topeka murder count at eight after February death in 1200 block of S.W. Watson ruled a homicide
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
medical assistance was later ruled a homicide, bringing the number of homicides so far this year to eight, according to the Topeka Police Department. The preliminary investigation into the death of Robert Williams, 60, in the 1200 block of S.W.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka murder count at eight after February death ruled a homicidemedical assistance was later ruled a homicide, bringing the number of homicides
Topeka murder count at eight after February death ruled a homicide
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
medical assistance was later ruled a homicide, bringing the number of homicides so far this year to eight, according to the Topeka Police Department. The preliminary investigation into the death of Robert Williams, 60, in the 1200 block of S.W.... Read more
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Bicyclists take to streets in silent ride to commemorate those injured, killed while cyclingpurchase a device that uses ultra sonic radar to measure how close a car is pas
Bicyclists take to streets in silent ride to commemorate those injured, killed while cycling
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
purchase a device that uses ultra sonic radar to measure how close a car is passing a bike. The device will be used by the Topeka Police Department and local bicycling organizations as an educational tool, Fry said. One person who attended the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Two deputy U.S. Marshals' actions in motel shootout cleared, D.A. sayswhen Collins shot the three law enforcement officers. Taylor said a “comprehen
Two deputy U.S. Marshals' actions in motel shootout cleared, D.A. says
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
when Collins shot the three law enforcement officers. Taylor said a “comprehensive review” of the investigation by the Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office concluded the marshals acted “within the bounds of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
'Emotional' man taken to hospital after standoff with Topeka police downtowncrouched behind patrol vehicles with rifles aimed at the upper floor of the bui
'Emotional' man taken to hospital after standoff with Topeka police downtown
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
crouched behind patrol vehicles with rifles aimed at the upper floor of the building. According to a news release from the Topeka Police Department, officers were able to convince the “verbally resistive” man to come outside, and he was taken to a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD: Auto thefts on the rise, with more than 200 reported in 2016; 3 arrests madeIII, 33, and David Ray Long, 40, were arrested and booked into Shawnee County J
TPD: Auto thefts on the rise, with more than 200 reported in 2016; 3 arrests made
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
III, 33, and David Ray Long, 40, were arrested and booked into Shawnee County Jail. Agencies that partnered with the Topeka Police Department include the Kansas Department of Revenue, the Kansas Highway Patrol, National Insurance Crime... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
More details released on Topeka police officer involved in April shooting at S.W. 7th and Polkthrough a Kansas Open Records Act request. The officer, Cassandra R. Caviness,
More details released on Topeka police officer involved in April shooting at S.W. 7th and Polk
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
through a Kansas Open Records Act request. The officer, Cassandra R. Caviness, started as an officer with the Topeka Police Department on July 6, 2015. Caviness also has been a Kansas certified law enforcement officer since February... Read more
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Giglio policy creates massive burden for Shawnee County prosecutor's officeofficer, how do you rehabilitate that person?” Ramirez said. “It becomes a real
Giglio policy creates massive burden for Shawnee County prosecutor's office
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
officer, how do you rehabilitate that person?” Ramirez said. “It becomes a real liability for that officer to continue on that job.” In Shawnee County, the Topeka Police Department has a Giglio policy, but the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office doesn... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Giglio policy creates massive burden for Shawnee County prosector's officeofficer, how do you rehabilitate that person?” Ramirez said. “It becomes a real
Giglio policy creates massive burden for Shawnee County prosector's office
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
officer, how do you rehabilitate that person?” Ramirez said. “It becomes a real liability for that officer to continue on that job.” In Shawnee County, the Topeka Police Department has a Giglio policy, but the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office doesn... Read more
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Faith leaders address gun violence, gun legislation during Sunday rallywill expire. Students, parents and professors should be concerned, Rieber said
Faith leaders address gun violence, gun legislation during Sunday rally
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
will expire. Students, parents and professors should be concerned, Rieber said. During the event, chaplains with the Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office were recognized for their work. Oglesby-Dunegan explained... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka rapist and kidnapper Jeremy Lindsey gets three life terms for crimes committed against 8 year oldprecious little girl.” “That was a phenomenal amount of time, energy and very,
Topeka rapist and kidnapper Jeremy Lindsey gets three life terms for crimes committed against 8 year old
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
precious little girl.” “That was a phenomenal amount of time, energy and very, very good police work that was done by the Topeka Police Department and other law enforcement partners, in addition to the attorney who prosecuted that case,” Taylor... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Two fallen law enforcement members honored Friday at Kansas Statehouseon the Statehouse lawn. “To see all this attention given to him is really neat
Two fallen law enforcement members honored Friday at Kansas Statehouse
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
on the Statehouse lawn. “To see all this attention given to him is really neat,” Newport’s daughter Holly Cedillo said. Topeka Police Department reserve officer James Buffum, who died in September 1975 from a heart attack following a struggle... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
U.S. Attorney's Office announces charges for several individuals related to Topeka, Shawnee County crimespenalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. Investigating
U.S. Attorney's Office announces charges for several individuals related to Topeka, Shawnee County crimes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. Investigating agencies with these indictments include the Topeka Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
U.S. Attorney's Office announces charges for several individuals related to Topeka and Shawnee County crimespenalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. Investigating
U.S. Attorney's Office announces charges for several individuals related to Topeka and Shawnee County crimes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. Investigating agencies with these indictments include the Topeka Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka Police reserve officer one of 2 to have name added to Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial at 34th annual ceremony FridayA former Topeka Police Department reserve officer is one of two Kansas law enfo
Topeka Police reserve officer one of 2 to have name added to Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial at 34th annual ceremony Friday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
A former Topeka Police Department reserve officer is one of two Kansas law enforcement officers who will have their name placed on the Kansas Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Friday as part of an annual ceremony at the Kansas Statehouse. Topeka... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police officer arrested in Emporia for driving under the influenceA Topeka Police Department officer was arrested in Emporia early Saturday morni
Topeka police officer arrested in Emporia for driving under the influence
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
A Topeka Police Department officer was arrested in Emporia early Saturday morning. Officer Randall Batman was booked into the Lyon County Jail in connection with driving under the influence and failure to maintain a single lane, said city of Emporia... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Son of former Topeka police deputy chief killed by car in Florida2015 after his father Tony Kirk interviewed for a position with the Lakeland Po
Son of former Topeka police deputy chief killed by car in Florida
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
2015 after his father Tony Kirk interviewed for a position with the Lakeland Police Department. Tony Kirk served with the Topeka Police Department for more than 25 years. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Carrie Horstman said there isn’t a crosswalk or... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
More than 1,000 pounds of unused medications collected during Drug Take Back DayThe Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office collected
More than 1,000 pounds of unused medications collected during Drug Take Back Day
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
The Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office collected more than 1,000 pounds of unused prescription drugs Saturday. The agencies hosted Drug Take Back Day, a campaign sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration. TPD... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police looking for person of interest related to Friday shooting near gas station on S.W. GageTopeka Police Department officials are looking for a person of interest related
Topeka police looking for person of interest related to Friday shooting near gas station on S.W. Gage
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Topeka Police Department officials are looking for a person of interest related to a shooting this past Friday near a southwest Topeka gas station. The shooting — which was reported at 5:12 p.m. Friday at the Phillips 66 gas station, 3300 S.W. Gage... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County sheriff's detective under investigation worked on high-profile cases, serious crimeson a court document in the case against Ross Preston Lane, who pleaded guilty i
Shawnee County sheriff's detective under investigation worked on high-profile cases, serious crimes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
on a court document in the case against Ross Preston Lane, who pleaded guilty in the September 2014 fatal shooting of Topeka Police Department officer Cpl. Jason Harwood. Harwood, 40, pulled over a Ford Taurus driven by Lane in the 3200 block... Read more
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Challenger seeking Shawnee County sheriff's position says agency has low morale, lack of confidence in leadershipGuard at Forbes Field. Stanley was a Shawnee County sheriff’s deputy from 1986
Challenger seeking Shawnee County sheriff's position says agency has low morale, lack of confidence in leadership
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Guard at Forbes Field. Stanley was a Shawnee County sheriff’s deputy from 1986 until he became an officer in 1989 for the Topeka Police Department, where he retired as a major in June 2015. Stanley said he is a graduate of the FBI National... Read more
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Challenger seeking sheriff's position says agency has low morale, lack of confidence in leadershipGuard at Forbes Field. Stanley was a Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputy from 1986
Challenger seeking sheriff's position says agency has low morale, lack of confidence in leadership
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Guard at Forbes Field. Stanley was a Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputy from 1986 until he became an officer in 1989 for the Topeka Police Department, where he retired as a major in June 2015. Stanley said he’s a graduate of the FBI National... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Latest: Flooding a concern following severe storms in northeast KansasWeather Service, which warned of damaging hail and wind gusts up to 60 mph. Th
Latest: Flooding a concern following severe storms in northeast Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Weather Service, which warned of damaging hail and wind gusts up to 60 mph. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Topeka Police Department are in phase three reporting due to inclement weather. Officers will investigate accidents related... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Latest: Shawnee County under tornado watch until 8 p.m.County, according to the National Weather Service, which warned of damaging hai
Latest: Shawnee County under tornado watch until 8 p.m.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
County, according to the National Weather Service, which warned of damaging hail and wind gusts up to 60 mph. The Topeka Police Department is in phase three reporting due to inclement weather. Officers will investigate accidents related to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Latest: Shawnee County under flash flood warning until 8 p.m.County, according to the National Weather Service, which warned of damaging hai
Latest: Shawnee County under flash flood warning until 8 p.m.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
County, according to the National Weather Service, which warned of damaging hail and wind gusts up to 60 mph. The Topeka Police Department is in phase three reporting due to inclement weather. Officers will investigate accidents related to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Latest: Much of central and eastern Kansas under tornado watchThe Topeka Police Department is in phase three reporting due to inclement weath
Latest: Much of central and eastern Kansas under tornado watch
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
The Topeka Police Department is in phase three reporting due to inclement weather. Officers will investigate accidents related to alcohol, hit and run, injury or disabled vehicles. All other drivers are encouraged to exchange insurance information... Read more
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Newsmax
Federal Agents Shot, Injured by Most Wanted Suspect Turned Arsonistroom. An investigation of the shootout has been opened by the FBI, ATF, and Fi
Federal Agents Shot, Injured by Most Wanted Suspect Turned Arsonist
Newsmax / Posted 28 days ago
room. An investigation of the shootout has been opened by the FBI, ATF, and Fire Marshal's office with assistance from the Topeka Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office. Federal authorities issued an... Read more
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Raw Story
Three federal agents shot in Kansas gunbattle with suspectOrlando Collins at the Country Club Motel in Topeka about 10 p.m. on Saturday,
Three federal agents shot in Kansas gunbattle with suspect
Raw Story / Posted 29 days ago
Orlando Collins at the Country Club Motel in Topeka about 10 p.m. on Saturday, said Amy McCarter, a spokeswoman for the Topeka Police Department. Collins, 28, was on the state’s most wanted list for allegedly committing a series of armed... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
FBI: Agents serving arrest warrant for Orlando J. Collins when agents were shot, South Topeka motel caught firewere also seen at the motel. An FBI release also said the Kansas Highway Patrol
FBI: Agents serving arrest warrant for Orlando J. Collins when agents were shot, South Topeka motel caught fire
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
were also seen at the motel. An FBI release also said the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Topeka Police Department are assisting in the investigation. Traffic northbound on S.W. Topeka Boulevard was closed in the... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Shots fired at FBI agents searching for fugitive; fire erupts at Topeka motelFBI is currently processing the crime scene. ATF and the fire marshal are curre
Shots fired at FBI agents searching for fugitive; fire erupts at Topeka motel
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 29 days ago
FBI is currently processing the crime scene. ATF and the fire marshal are currently conducting the fire investigation. Topeka Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office are assisting with this on-going... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
FBI: Agents serving arrest warrant for Orlando J Collins when agents shot, South Topeka motel caught firewere also seen at the motel. An FBI release also said the Kansas Highway Patrol
FBI: Agents serving arrest warrant for Orlando J Collins when agents shot, South Topeka motel caught fire
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
were also seen at the motel. An FBI release also said the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Topeka Police Department are assisting in the investigation. Traffic north bound on S.W. Topeka Boulevard was closed in the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Federal agents investigating South Topeka shooting that injured at least three law enforcement agentswere also seen at the motel. An FBI release also said the Kansas Highway Patrol
Federal agents investigating South Topeka shooting that injured at least three law enforcement agents
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
were also seen at the motel. An FBI release also said the Kansas Highway Patrol, Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Topeka Police Department are assisting in the investigation. Traffic north bound on S.W. Topeka Boulevard was closed in the... Read more
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NBC News
Federal Officers Injured in Kansas Motel Shootoutfour officers were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening inj
Federal Officers Injured in Kansas Motel Shootout
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
four officers were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a statement from the Topeka Police Department. The statement did not say whether the person who opened fire was the same suspect the officers... Read more
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TPD looking for man in relation to armed robbery Friday; man already on Northeast Kansas Most Wanted for previous robberyon fire only 16 minutes later in the 1000 block of S.E. Vine.This incident is c
TPD looking for man in relation to armed robbery Friday; man already on Northeast Kansas Most Wanted for previous robbery
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
on fire only 16 minutes later in the 1000 block of S.E. Vine.This incident is currently being investigated jointly by the Topeka Police Department and the Topeka Fire Department. Collins is currently listed as Northeast Kansas Most Wanted and is... Read more
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KHP: Minivan struck by TPD patrol vehicle on April 9 had right of wayA minivan that was struck by a Topeka Police Department patrol car had the righ
KHP: Minivan struck by TPD patrol vehicle on April 9 had right of way
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
A minivan that was struck by a Topeka Police Department patrol car had the right of way, a Kansas Highway Patrol official said Thursday. Though the TPD vehicle had its emergency lights and sirens on, it had a red light, and officers “must still... Read more
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Three on long-term administrative leave at USD 501relates to a Feb. 13 incident of property damage at French Middle School. The p
Three on long-term administrative leave at USD 501
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
relates to a Feb. 13 incident of property damage at French Middle School. The publicly available front page of the Topeka Police Department report shows $250 in damage to a classroom wall and a laptop took place on a Saturday. Three... Read more
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