Sheriff's office to host anniversary open house

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office will celebrate its 150th anniversary this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., with an open house event at the Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex, 27745 W. 159th Street in New Century.

Department employees will be available at the event to answer questions and guide tours of the Operations Center throughout the day. There will also be three guided tours of the Adult Detention Center at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. These tours will be limited to the first 30 people.

Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning will make a presentation on the history of the department at noon.

The event will also feature displays of historic and current equipment.


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