A judge proposed unprecedented court oversight of the Kansas Highway Patrol to break the agency’s affinity for unconstitutional searches of vehicles.
The new commander of the Kansas Highway Patrol vowed to amend traffic-stop techniques a judge concluded unfairly took advantage of motorists’ lack of knowledge about constitutional rights.
The KBI, Kansas Highway Patrol and attorney general are combining forces to undermine illicit fentanyl networks in the state.
The Kansas Highway Patrol has been ordered to stop its infamous “two-step” technique by a federal judge, in what the ACLU of Kansas calls a “huge win” for all motorists using state highways.
A national search led Gov. Laura Kelly to nominate Friday a Drug Enforcement Administration official and former Sedgwick County sheriff’s deputy to serve as superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol.
The administration of Gov. Laura Kelly said Friday an inquiry was launched into allegations Kansas Highway Patrol pilots misused state funds by deploying aircraft for personal reasons and by obtaining advanced flight training not required of the law enforcement agency.
A judge in Lyon County on Monday granted a petition to expunge the record of a Baldwin City police sergeant who was acquitted of felony official misconduct and misdemeanor theft more than 10 years ago, but the order does not seal the records completely.
A Topeka woman was seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 70 in Douglas County Saturday night, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report.
A man was injured in a crash Friday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 70, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report.
Technical Trooper Don Hughes said law enforcement was conducting “breach” training, or practice for crisis situations in which technicians must make entry through a door that has been barricaded or create another method of entry, on Friday at Oldfather Studios.
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