Oversight of Kansas Highway Patrol starts taking shape


Saying she wants something that's "fair" and "workable," U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil started putting together a plan for overseeing the Kansas Highway Patrol after finding that the agency violated the constitutional rights of motorists.

During a roughly two-hour hearing Monday, Vratil walked attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union and the attorney general's office through a possible injunction that would be imposed on the Highway Patrol.

The judge is considering bringing the Highway Patrol under court supervision after finding


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