CPOST takes no action against trooper accused of false communication


The panel that oversees the certification of law enforcement officers has cleared a Highway Patrol trooper dismissed after testifying on behalf of another trooper who said he was fired for supporting female employees who accused the agency of harassment.

The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training - known as CPOST - sent a letter to Lt. Bryce Whelpley, telling him it planned to take no action after the Highway Patrol accused him of making a false statement in an official communication.

The letter didn't provide more specific information, although the president of the Kansas State Troopers Association said the . . .


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