Officer Involved Shooting in Andover

BUTLER COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at a Kwik Shop in Andover, Kan.  At approximately 4:00 p.m., the KBI was asked to assist. Special agents and Crime Scene Response Team responded to investigate.  Andover Police Department received a 911 call at approximately 3:20 p.m., indicating there was a man brandishing a gun outside the Kwik Shop located at 114 W Highway 54 in Andover, Kan. Officers responded and made contact with the 46-year-old male subject from Dodge City, Kan. After a verbal exchange, an Andover police officer shot the armed subject.

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Update: Lyons police officer and another man shot

RICE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Lyons Police Department identified the officer shot Friday afternoon outside of a Lyons residence. Officer Cory Ryan, 36, of Lyons, was shot multiple times when responding to a 911 call from a citizen who reported being threatened with a gun. Ryan joined the Lyons Police Department in 2012. He is currently being treated at a Wichita hospital, where he is improving. Ryan is in critical, but stable condition. Lyons Police Chief Justin Holliday also sustained minor injuries when removing the 56-year-old Lyons man from the shooting scene. Holliday was treated

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Police Chief Mikel Golden Warns: Strict Seatbelt Enforcement to Save Lives

McPherson, KS – Beginning October 26, through October 30, the McPherson KS Police Department will join other Kansas law enforcement agencies in the Ticket or Treat traffic enforcement campaign to stop what has been likened to an epidemic in Kansas. In 2019, 8 children ages 0-13 lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas. Sadly, 62% of those children were not wearing their seat belts. “In the health field, they talk about making sure children have received their immunizations to prevent deadly diseases,” said Police Chief Golden. “But what many parents don’t think about is that wearing a seatbelt

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