People of Color who are stopped by law enforcement in Douglas County are searched or frisked nearly twice as often as white people, an ongoing study shows. That ratio doesn’t change when the search is the officer’s choice.
Researchers who have been gathering data to determine whether racial-, ethnic- and other bias-based policing is a problem in Lawrence and Douglas County will present their preliminary findings on Monday, Aug. 9.
One person suffered injuries that were serious but not life-threatening in a crash Wednesday afternoon […]
An Olathe man and a dog were killed in a crash on U.S. 56 Highway near the Douglas-Johnson County line early Monday, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Monday afternoon.
At least two people have been injured in crashes involving deer on highways in Douglas County within the past week, according to local public safety agencies.
Douglas County Sheriff Jay Armbrister sat at the witness stand during a jury trial last month and testified that he failed to save a recording in a high-level felony case. That wasn’t the first time.
Updated at 2:04 p.m. Wednesday, April 21: The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is not planning […]
Two men were taken into custody following a police pursuit Wednesday afternoon in Lawrence. Lawrence […]
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