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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police officer Randall Batman applies for diversion after April DUI arrestlane on April 30. He graduated from the Topeka Police Academy in 2009, accordin
Topeka police officer Randall Batman applies for diversion after April DUI arrest
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
lane on April 30. He graduated from the Topeka Police Academy in 2009, according to Topeka Capital-Journal archives. A Topeka Police Department spokeswoman on Thursday didn’t immediately respond to a question of whether a diversion agreement... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
DA candidate Keen Umbehr files disciplinary complaint against opponent's boss, Jacqie Spradlingdrafted by Det. Richard Volle in the State v. Chandler case, was not signed by
DA candidate Keen Umbehr files disciplinary complaint against opponent's boss, Jacqie Spradling
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
drafted by Det. Richard Volle in the State v. Chandler case, was not signed by the affiant, Richard Volle, but by an Topeka Police Department officer, Lt. Kipp Low, who had no role in the investigation of the double homicides of Mike Sisco... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD requests assistance in identifying person of interest in connection with Curt Cochran's homicideThe Topeka Police Department is asking for the public to help identify a person
TPD requests assistance in identifying person of interest in connection with Curt Cochran's homicide
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
The Topeka Police Department is asking for the public to help identify a person of interest related to the homicide of Curt A. Cochran from earlier this year. Topeka police have provided a photo of the suspect and request that anyone with... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD request assistance in identifying person of interest in connection with Curt Cochran's homicideThe Topeka Police Department is asking for the public to help identify a person
TPD request assistance in identifying person of interest in connection with Curt Cochran's homicide
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
The Topeka Police Department is asking for the public to help identify a person of interest related to the homicide of Curt A. Cochran from earlier this year. Topeka police have provided a photo of the suspect and request that anyone with... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Thousands of dollars in disc golf equipment stolen in LSDiscs trailer Tuesday morningmorning in the 3400 block of S.E. Taurus Ave. A police report was filed shortly
Thousands of dollars in disc golf equipment stolen in LSDiscs trailer Tuesday morning
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
morning in the 3400 block of S.E. Taurus Ave. A police report was filed shortly after Nordgren noticed it was missing. Topeka Police Department spokesperson Amy McCarter said the police report was filed at 8:51 a.m. Tuesday. Later that... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County expands online payments for solid waste departmentservices are provided to other county buildings, or partnering to arrange a jan
Shawnee County expands online payments for solid waste department
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
services are provided to other county buildings, or partnering to arrange a janitorial services contract with the Topeka Police Department, which is also located in the Law Enforcement Center. In other business, the commission: ■ Voted... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka law enforcement agencies adjust procedures to ensure officers' safetyfollowing recent incidents in which officers have been killed amid increased ra
Topeka law enforcement agencies adjust procedures to ensure officers' safety
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
following recent incidents in which officers have been killed amid increased racial tensions across the nation. Though the Topeka Police Department has had no credible threats directed at officers, the agency is implementing two-person patrols to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man injured in car maintenance-related incidentonto him. The incident happened about 3 p.m. outside a house in the 2100 block
Man injured in car maintenance-related incident
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
onto him. The incident happened about 3 p.m. outside a house in the 2100 block of S.E. Indiana Avenue. Reached by phone, a Topeka Police Department watch commander said the man’s condition wasn’t known beyond that he was alive when first responders... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Driver dies in possible homicideA man suffered a gunshot in Topeka and later died early Saturday morning. The
Driver dies in possible homicide
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
A man suffered a gunshot in Topeka and later died early Saturday morning. The Topeka Police Department said in a news release the incident happened at 2:48 a.m. at 3401 S.W. Gage, an apartment building with individually rented units, according to a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police and fire calls - July 20, 2016 updatep.m. 7/13-6:30 a.m. 7/14. 5500 blk. N.E. Hoch, identity theft, 8 a.m. 6/27-8:3
Police and fire calls - July 20, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
p.m. 7/13-6:30 a.m. 7/14. 5500 blk. N.E. Hoch, identity theft, 8 a.m. 6/27-8:30 a.m. 7/15. Felony cases reported to the Topeka Police Department. 400 blk. S.W. Huntoon, theft of property or services valued at more than $1,000, 10 p.m. 7/16-4... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Beverly Bernardi Post's Conservatory of Dance to hold fundraiser for Topeka, Dallas police departments Saturdayof Dance will be lined up Saturday along S.W. Wanamaker Road, collecting donati
Beverly Bernardi Post's Conservatory of Dance to hold fundraiser for Topeka, Dallas police departments Saturday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
of Dance will be lined up Saturday along S.W. Wanamaker Road, collecting donations for the Dallas Police Department and Topeka Police Department, while students will perform for the public inside the studio. The event is called “Dance for... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Topeka Police Department accepts ‘Running Man Challenge’, challenges KCK officersTOPEKA, Kan. — The Topeka Police Department recently accepted a challenge from
Topeka Police Department accepts ‘Running Man Challenge’, challenges KCK officers
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Topeka Police Department recently accepted a challenge from the Lawrence Police Department and issued their own challenge to the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department. The challenge is called the “Running Man Challenge.” The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Running Man Challenge comes to capital city as Topeka Police Department partakesWant to see the Topeka Police Department like you’ve never seen them before? C
Running Man Challenge comes to capital city as Topeka Police Department partakes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Want to see the Topeka Police Department like you’ve never seen them before? Check out their “Running Man” video, just released Thursday. The department, like many others across the country, have joined in making the video, which features dancing... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Credibility question surfaces for Wabaunsee County deputy running for sheriffincluding law enforcement officers, whose credibility may be in question. In r
Credibility question surfaces for Wabaunsee County deputy running for sheriff
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
including law enforcement officers, whose credibility may be in question. In recent months, area agencies, including the Topeka Police Department, have implemented formal Brady-Giglio policies outlining procedures for handling impeachment... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
At time of heightened tension, Topeka police recruits and cadets honored Tuesdayacademy, Brown said, a thorough “vetting process” takes place for each individu
At time of heightened tension, Topeka police recruits and cadets honored Tuesday
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
academy, Brown said, a thorough “vetting process” takes place for each individual. Of the approximate 500 applications the Topeka Police Department received for its current academy class, only 16 were selected. “The cream of the crop,” Brown... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One injured in Dillons grocery store robberyobserved the suspect running west toward the 2900 block of S.W. Oakley Avenue.
One injured in Dillons grocery store robbery
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
observed the suspect running west toward the 2900 block of S.W. Oakley Avenue. Police didn’t describe the suspect as armed. Anyone with information is asked to call the Topeka Police Department at (785) 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
One injured in Dillons Supermarket robberyobserved the suspect running west toward the 2900 Blk. S.W. Oakley Ave. Police
One injured in Dillons Supermarket robbery
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
observed the suspect running west toward the 2900 Blk. S.W. Oakley Ave. Police did not describe the suspect as armed. Anyone with information is asked to call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Candidates for Shawnee County sheriff, commission speak out in small forumwould love to have twice as many as that.” The candidates agreed on some issue
Candidates for Shawnee County sheriff, commission speak out in small forum
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
would love to have twice as many as that.” The candidates agreed on some issues, including their opposition to merging the Topeka Police Department and Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office into one law enforcement agency. “If that is the will of the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Spirit of Kansas car show raises more than $2,000 for Law Enforcement Memorialof Police, in addition to other volunteers. White also offered a tip of the ca
Spirit of Kansas car show raises more than $2,000 for Law Enforcement Memorial
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
of Police, in addition to other volunteers. White also offered a tip of the cap to Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones, Topeka Police Department Brian Desch and Shawnee County Parks and Recreation director John Knight for their assistance. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka violent crime down in June compared with May, stats showTopeka’s violent crime totals were lower last month than in May. The Topeka Po
Topeka violent crime down in June compared with May, stats show
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Topeka’s violent crime totals were lower last month than in May. The Topeka Police Department responded to 27 reports of violent crime — 30 less than last month, Sgt. Dan Wilson told a crowd at the monthly Safe Streets meeting Wednesday. Most of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Applications now open for Citizens' Police AcademyTopekans can now apply for the Topeka Police Department’s 39th Citizens Police
Applications now open for Citizens' Police Academy
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Topekans can now apply for the Topeka Police Department’s 39th Citizens Police Academy, a course designed to show participants the ins and outs of police work. Classes start Aug. 10 and are held Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., but there is limited... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Jail escapee recaptured after being on the loose for more than 24 hoursescape was not made public on Thursday. Anyone with knowledge of this incident
Shawnee County Jail escapee recaptured after being on the loose for more than 24 hours
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
escape was not made public on Thursday. Anyone with knowledge of this incident, or any other crime is asked to call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9551 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007. Reports can also be made online at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police reports: Woman victim of purse-snatching in midtown areaNews from the Topeka Police Department: -- A 28-year-old woman was the victim
Topeka police reports: Woman victim of purse-snatching in midtown area
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
News from the Topeka Police Department: -- A 28-year-old woman was the victim of a purse snatching that occurred in the city’s midtown area. According to police reports, the theft occurred between 6:45 and 7:05 p.m. Friday, June 24, in the 1200... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
1 in custody, 1 at large after pair flee SUV that lost wheel in west Topeka4300 block of S.W. 21st. A short time later, the men fled the business and ran
1 in custody, 1 at large after pair flee SUV that lost wheel in west Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
4300 block of S.W. 21st. A short time later, the men fled the business and ran north on S.W. McAlister. Officers from the Topeka Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol and Topeka Unified School District 501 all joined in the search for the two... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Authorities ID pedestrian killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topekawas deployed to the area, but investigators determined the man died at the scen
Authorities ID pedestrian killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
was deployed to the area, but investigators determined the man died at the scene. The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and Topeka Police Department assisted at the scene. Any witnesses or others with information are asked to contact the Shawnee... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Authorities ID pedestrian who was killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topekawas deployed to the area, but investigators determined the man died at the scen
Authorities ID pedestrian who was killed after being struck by SUV Sunday in Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
was deployed to the area, but investigators determined the man died at the scene. The Shawnee Heights Fire Department and Topeka Police Department assisted at the scene. Any witnesses or others with information are asked to contact the Shawnee... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
No comments on possible parole of inmates shared at review board hearing in Topekahim. The shootings were followed by a five-hour standoff that ended with Lawton
No comments on possible parole of inmates shared at review board hearing in Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
him. The shootings were followed by a five-hour standoff that ended with Lawton’s arrest. Meier later retired from the Topeka Police Department and became a protective services office for Topeka Municipal Court. As Friday’s hearing took place,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police search for leads in homicide of 5-old girl while conducting driver's license check laneA flier distributed Thursday evening during a driver’s license check lane condu
Topeka police search for leads in homicide of 5-old girl while conducting driver's license check lane
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
A flier distributed Thursday evening during a driver’s license check lane conducted by the Topeka Police Department shows the bright, smiling face of Lily Coats-Nichols, the 5-year-old killed in a drive-by shooting last July. Topeka police officer... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police reports allege three people, including a juvenile, involved in Dornwood Park assaultincluding one juvenile, were reportedly involved in an assault at Dornwood Park
Police reports allege three people, including a juvenile, involved in Dornwood Park assault
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
including one juvenile, were reportedly involved in an assault at Dornwood Park, according to reports submitted by the Topeka Police Department to the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office. The adult matters will be referred to the city... Read more

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