A woman was struck by a train and died from her injuries early Thursday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
A former Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy has had her law enforcement certification revoked after she was charged in a domestic violence case.
An audit of the Douglas County jail’s inmate calling system found that 1,520 privileged calls between defendants and attorneys were recorded that should not have been.
A defense attorney on Monday further questioned a lieutenant with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office about violating attorney-client privilege by recording calls between jail inmates and their attorneys, insinuating negligence.
A man was found dead near Clinton Lake and a woman was taken to an area hospital early Saturday morning.
The Douglas County jail was recording phone calls between some defendants and their defense attorneys for at least several months, a violation of their attorney-client privilege.
The Back to School Safety Fair returned Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Local first responders, emergency preparedness pros, volunteers and more were on hand to quiz attendees on safety knowledge, offer tips and even fit kids with free helmets.
Douglas County community members during an upcoming fair will be able to engage with first responders and learn about accessing public safety resources in the area.
A former deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was granted a diversion this week in connection with a domestic battery charge from Halloween 2020.
A Lawrence defense attorney is arguing that his client’s case should be dismissed because prosecutors failed to disclose Brady/Giglio information, or information that raises questions about an officer’s credibility and character.
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