The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will join thousands of law enforcement agencies across the country this weekend collecting expired or unused prescription and over-the-counter medications from the public.
A Lawrence man known for his anti-mask protests near school buildings and district offices was arrested Wednesday just before the Douglas County Commission meeting.
An interactive simulation on Wednesday highlighted the challenges faced by individuals transitioning from a life of incarceration into the community.
Two Lawrence men were arrested Friday afternoon following a vehicle and foot pursuit near the University of Kansas campus, according to law enforcement.
Seventeen motorists had called Douglas County sheriff’s deputies for help within a span of about 3 1/2 hours Sunday as sleet fell and roads grew very slick.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is implementing a new program intended to help domestic violence survivors find community resources and navigate the legal system.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday approved a plan to establish a death scene investigation unit that will operate under the sheriff’s office.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday will hear a pitch to create an in-house, civilian-led death investigation program.
Human remains were found Monday afternoon southeast of Lawrence and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating, according to a news release.
Douglas County residents are reporting the resurgence of a telephone scam where callers posing as law enforcement officers attempt to use fraudulent charges and threats of arrest to take money from victims.
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