Sunday, September 24, 2023
Member Login
Home Law enforcement

Law enforcement

Female trooper suing Highway Patrol leaders placed on leave

One of the six female troopers suing the Kansas Highway Patrol's leadership over allegations of sexual harassment has been placed on leave awaiting the...

Lawmakers seek review of Highway Patrol dismissals

Lawmakers are seeking a review of the firing of two officers at the Kansas Highway Patrol to make sure the agency followed proper procedures. Republican...

Lawmakers consider making police body camera footage public

Transparency advocates on Tuesday made a case to the Kansas Legislature for disclosing footage from police body cameras in deadly situations. Appearing before House and...

Kansas Highway Patrol recruiting suffers

When the latest class of Kansas Highway Patrol recruits started at the academy this month, there were just 10, fewer than at any time...

KHP seeks $23 million to replace aging aircraft

For almost 60 years, the Kansas Highway Patrol has protected the public from the sky. It's helped hunt down fugitives. It's helped search for missing...

Former troopers win access to confidential Highway Patrol report

Two former Highway Patrol officers who are suing the state over being forced out of their jobs have won access to a confidential report...

KBI rolls out seized property database, website

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation met its deadline Monday, unveiling a new website that will give the public a look at property that's been...

Troopers association accuses KHP of retaliation

The state troopers association is accusing the Kansas Highway Patrol of punishing an officer who testified on behalf of a former trooper who was...

Kansas House narrows police body camera legislation

The Kansas House on Thursday voted to approve a narrowly written bill that would make public police body camera footage in limited situations. The House...

KHP’s sworn officer ranks reach lowest point since ’17

The number of sworn officers in the Highway Patrol has reached its lowest point since 2017 as the agency grapples with recruiting new troopers. New...