The Lawrence Police Department is prioritizing calls by how solvable they are, LPD Chief Rich Lockhart told city commissioners Tuesday, and the addition of four non-officer responders has helped with efficiency.
Lawrence Police Chief Rich Lockhart talks about racial disparities, officer credibility, police in schools, mental health and more in his first sit-down interview with the Times. Plus, get a glimpse at his photography hobby.
Incoming Lawrence Chief of Police Rich Lockhart will start his job with an annual salary of $156,035, expenses for moving, and a vacation perk on par with city staff employed 6-10 years.
Rich Lockhart, currently chief of police in Warrensburg, Missouri, has accepted an employment offer with the City of Lawrence.
In the final stage of recruitment for police chief, Rich Lockhart met with community members Thursday and said he thinks a consultant group’s report completed in the spring is a “great roadmap” for the Lawrence Police Department.
A veteran of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and the current chief of Warrensburg, Missouri police is the finalist to become the next chief in Lawrence.
Interim Lawrence Police Chief Anthony Brixius will step down and Captain Adam Heffley will take […]
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