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Lawmakers seek review of Highway Patrol dismissals

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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...

Female trooper suing Highway Patrol leaders placed on leave

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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 consider making police body camera footage public

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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...

KHP seeks $23 million to replace aging aircraft

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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...

KBI rolls out seized property database, website

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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...

Kansas House narrows police body camera legislation

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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...

Open-records advocates decry Judicial Council recommendation

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A recent recommendation from the Kansas Judicial Council is a serious setback to opening up footage from police body cameras, open-records advocates say. The council,...

Former troopers win access to confidential Highway Patrol report

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

Bill introduced to make clergy mandatory reporters

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Democratic state Sen. Tom Holland on Wednesday introduced a bill that adds clergy to a list of professionals required to report suspected child abuse...

Legislature passes protections for domestic abuse victims

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Domestic violence victims could more easily break costly leases to seek refuge from abusive relationships under legislation sent to the governor on Friday. The House...