Topeka Police Department

Latest stories

1h
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 an hour 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
2h
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 2 hours 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
1d
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 yesterday
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
1d
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 yesterday
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
1d
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 yesterday
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
3d
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 3 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
3d
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 3 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
29 related stories
4d
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 4 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
4d
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 4 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
5d
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 5 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
8d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
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 8 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
8d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
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 8 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
9d
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 9 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
1196 related stories
9d
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 9 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
982 related stories
10d
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 10 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
982 related stories
10d
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 10 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
1196 related stories
11d
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 11 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
80 related stories
12d
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 12 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
18 related stories
12d
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 12 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
18 related stories
12d
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 12 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
18 related stories
12d
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 12 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
18 related stories
12d
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 12 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
18 related stories
12d
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 12 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
80 related stories
14d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
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 14 days 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
14d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
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 14 days 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
14d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
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 14 days 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
2 related stories
16d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka upcoming meetings and events April 19, 2016 update8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 28, Safe Streets, 2209 S.W. 29th St. Cost: $25
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka upcoming meetings and events April 19, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 28, Safe Streets, 2209 S.W. 29th St. Cost: $25 (includes lunch). In collaboration with Topeka Police Department. Information and reservations (by Thursday, April 21): Judy at Safe Streets, 266-4606. Marine Corps... Read more
2 related stories
19d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka Police Department finds social media helpful in identifying suspectsand other social media platforms are proving to be effective crime-fighting too
Topeka Police Department finds social media helpful in identifying suspects
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
and other social media platforms are proving to be effective crime-fighting tools — in the first quarter of 2016, the Topeka Police Department had a 60 percent identification rate after posting cases onto social media. The department posted... Read more
20d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Dillon Tucker identified as suspect in Thursday's assault of a Topeka Police OfficerDouglas County District Attorney’s office and the Lawrence Police Department co
Dillon Tucker identified as suspect in Thursday's assault of a Topeka Police Officer
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Douglas County District Attorney’s office and the Lawrence Police Department continue to assist the Shawnee County District Attorney’s office and the Topeka Police Department in this investigation, a release for the Topeka Police Departme... Read more
4 related stories
24d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Police: Topeka woman dies from injuries after Saturday morning crash; both occupants identifiedA. James, 37, of Topeka. While James’ injuries were listed as critical on Satur
Police: Topeka woman dies from injuries after Saturday morning crash; both occupants identified
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
A. James, 37, of Topeka. While James’ injuries were listed as critical on Saturday, no update was given on Tuesday. The Topeka Police Department first responded to the scene of the crash at about 2:40 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports from... Read more
25d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Mayor Larry Wolgast, Commissioner Shelly Buhler list major projects in Topeka in State of the Community addressof the many viewpoints, religions and ethnicities that make the community succe
Mayor Larry Wolgast, Commissioner Shelly Buhler list major projects in Topeka in State of the Community address
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
of the many viewpoints, religions and ethnicities that make the community successful. The inclusivity extends to the Topeka Police Department, which began to study use of force in the department to make sure none of the unfortunate incidents... Read more
25d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Mayor Larry Wolgast, Commissioner Shelly Buhler list significant projects in Topeka in State of the Community addressof the many viewpoints, religions and ethnicities that make the community succe
Mayor Larry Wolgast, Commissioner Shelly Buhler list significant projects in Topeka in State of the Community address
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
of the many viewpoints, religions and ethnicities that make the community successful. The inclusivity extends to the Topeka Police Department, which began to study use of force in the department to make sure none of the unfortunate incidents... Read more
25d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police sting operation brings alcohol citations against five businesses5610 S.W. 29th; and Lynn’s Liquor, 3335 S.W. Gage Blvd. The operation resulted
Topeka police sting operation brings alcohol citations against five businesses
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
5610 S.W. 29th; and Lynn’s Liquor, 3335 S.W. Gage Blvd. The operation resulted from a grant-funded partnership between the Topeka Police Department, Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Safe Streets crime prevention organization, Stuart said.... Read more
26d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka Zoo to host Kansas Safe Kids Day on Saturday, April 16an array of family activities and entertainment. Activities include a scavenge
Topeka Zoo to host Kansas Safe Kids Day on Saturday, April 16
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
an array of family activities and entertainment. Activities include a scavenger hunt, story time, bike safety with the Topeka Police Department and boating and water safety. Information on how to keep children safe and healthy will be... Read more
26d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
TPD patrol vehicle, van collide Saturday, at least three injured including 10-old girlAt least three people, including a 10-year-old girl, were injured Saturday in a
TPD patrol vehicle, van collide Saturday, at least three injured including 10-old girl
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
At least three people, including a 10-year-old girl, were injured Saturday in a crash involving a Topeka Police Department patrol vehicle. The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. According to KHP’s crash log, Gary Atchison III, 23,... Read more
2 related stories
26d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police SUV involved in injury traffic accidenta red minivan. None of the injuries resulting from the crash were considered l
Topeka police SUV involved in injury traffic accident
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
a red minivan. None of the injuries resulting from the crash were considered life-threatening, said Lt. Bill White of the Topeka Police Department. A Shawnee County Emergency Communications Center dispatcher said officers and rescue workers were... Read more
2 related stories
27d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Two taken to hospital after injury accidentTwo people were injured in an accident early Saturday morning. The Topeka Poli
Two taken to hospital after injury accident
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Two people were injured in an accident early Saturday morning. The Topeka Police Department first responded to the scene around 2:40 a.m. after receiving reports from residents in the 100 block of SE 46th Ct that they heard a speeding vehicle and a... Read more
27d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
One dead, two sought, after Friday night shootingmedical personnel administered life-saving measures, Brian Miller, 20, was pron
One dead, two sought, after Friday night shooting
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
medical personnel administered life-saving measures, Brian Miller, 20, was pronounced dead at Stormont Vail hospital, the Topeka Police Department said in a news release Saturday morning. The police department is seeking the public’s assistance... Read more
28d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka police investigating two shooting incidents, one that leaves man with life-threatening injuriessuffered a gunshot wound that was considered life-threatening late Friday after
Topeka police investigating two shooting incidents, one that leaves man with life-threatening injuries
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
suffered a gunshot wound that was considered life-threatening late Friday afternoon in southeast Topeka, according to the Topeka Police Department watch commander. Police and rescue workers were called at 5:39 p.m. to the reported shooting scene... Read more
1m
The Topeka Capital-Journal
One injured in East Topeka carjacking; police looking for armed assailantovernight carjacking in East Topeka that sent one person to a local hospital.
One injured in East Topeka carjacking; police looking for armed assailant
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
overnight carjacking in East Topeka that sent one person to a local hospital. Watch Commander Lt. Jennifer Cross, of the Topeka Police Department, said the incident occurred around 1 a.m. Tuesday at S.E. 25th and Golden. Cross said an assailant... Read more
m
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka man arrested in connection with two Holton vehicle theftsidentified Warford as a suspect and received a tip on his possible whereabouts
Topeka man arrested in connection with two Holton vehicle thefts
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
identified Warford as a suspect and received a tip on his possible whereabouts in Topeka. The sheriff’s office asked the Topeka Police Department to attempt to contact Warford at the address. He was located in the stolen Ford and booked into the... Read more

People in this news