Researchers concluded that there is not widespread bias-based policing in Douglas County, but each law enforcement agency has areas of racial disparity and concern. Members of the Lawrence community have offered some feedback on how they can begin to improve.
The Douglas County DA’s office has dropped an estimated 50 cases because of officer integrity issues — including one homicide case. And dueling policies about officer truthfulness and bias are straining the relationship between police and prosecutors.
In the interest of giving each Douglas County law enforcement agency a fair opportunity to respond to questions about complex issues surrounding officer truthfulness, we are publishing each agency’s full responses.
A male student was found dead in his room at Gertrude Sellards Pearson Residence Hall at KU Thursday evening, according to KU Public Safety.
The University of Kansas has selected the chief of the Rose Hill Police Department and former interim chief of Wichita PD to lead the office of public safety, according to a news release Monday.
Leaders of the University of Kansas First Nations Student Association were reeling Friday night, nearly a week after multiple pieces of the KU Common Work of Art were vandalized — not only because of the destruction of the Native exhibit, but because they feel the situation hasn’t garnered enough attention from KU administrators.
The final candidate for chief of the University of Kansas Public Safety Office said Friday […]
The second of three candidates to become the next chief of the University of Kansas Public Safety Office on Thursday made clear that he and many other police chiefs across the country recognize a need for police reform.
The search for the next leader of the University of Kansas Public Safety Office has narrowed to three finalists — all of whom will deliver campus community presentations this week.
The University of Kansas will implement all 12 recommendations posed by a task force on […]
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