Posts tagged with Johnson County Sheriff's Department

Law enforcement calls: Nov. 21-27

Johnson County Sheriff's deputies responded to the following calls in De Soto in the last week:

  • Friday, Nov. 25 at 4:11 p.m.: an auto-theft report in the 32500 block of Lexington Avenue.
  • Saturday, Nov. 26 at 3:05 p.m.: a report of previous theft in the 30300 block of W. 82nd Street.
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Law enforcement calls: Nov. 11-16

Johnson County Sheriff's deputies responded to the following calls in De Soto in the last week:

  • Friday, Nov. 11 at 11:42 a.m.: an auto-theft report in the 8800 block of Golden Lane.
  • Friday, Nov. 11 at 5:03 p.m.: a report of an injury accident in the 33200 block of Lexington Avenue.
  • Sunday, Nov. 13 at 6:19 p.m.: a report of a non-injury accident at Kansas Highway 10 and Kill Creek Road.
  • Monday, Nov. 14 at 6:35 p.m.: a report of a non-injury accident in the 200 block of E. Kansas Highway 10.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 9:54 a.m.: a report of an attempted theft in the 8200 block of Ottawa Street.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 3:15 p.m.: a theft report in the 8300 block of Kickapoo Street.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7:05 p.m.: a report of a non-injury accident at Kansas Highway 10 and Kill Creek Road.
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Frank Denning named Sheriff of the Year

Sandy Horton (left), Crawford County Sheriff and president of the Kansas Sheriff’s Association, presents Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning with the Sheriff of the Year Award on Thursday, Nov. 10.

Sandy Horton (left), Crawford County Sheriff and president of the Kansas Sheriff’s Association, presents Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning with the Sheriff of the Year Award on Thursday, Nov. 10.

The Kansas Sheriff's Association named Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning Sheriff of the Year for 2011 during a ceremony last Thursday, Nov. 10.

Denning, who has been sheriff since 2004, was honored for his proactive attitude towards improving the criminal justice system, according to a press release regarding the award.

“During his time as Sheriff, Frank has selflessly served the interests of Sheriffs across the State of Kansas and continues to be an innovative and proactive leader for the criminal justice system,” said President of the Kansas Sheriff's Association and Crawford County Sheriff Sandy Horton in the release.

Denning shares the Sheriff of the Year award for 2011 with Butler County Sheriff Craig Murphy.

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Law enforcement calls: Nov. 4-10

Johnson County Sheriff's deputies responded to the following calls in De Soto in the last week:

  • Saturday, Nov. 5 at 12:22 a.m.: a non life-threatening medical call in the 33600 block of W. 88th Court.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 11:02 a.m.: a report of a theft from an automobile in the 100 block of Lane O.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 11:52 a.m.: a complaint of drug activity in the 100 block of Lane O.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 12:35 p.m.: a report of an automobile theft in the 8300 block of Center Drive.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 4:54 p.m.: a theft report in the 32700 block of W. 83rd Street.
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Sheriff's Office to mark 150-year history with open house

The Johnson Sheriff’s Office will mark 150 years of service with an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex in New Century.

The event will feature displays of historic memorabilia, modern equipment and practices. Staff will be on hand to help answer questions. Tours of the Sheriff’s Operation Center and of the New Century Adult Detention Center will be given.

Tours of the Operations Center will be continue throughout the open house, but tours of the detention center will only be available at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Each tour will be limited to 30 people and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

At noon, Sheriff Frank Denning will give a special presentation on the history of the Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Johnson County is rich with law enforcement history. James Butler Hickok— better known as Wild Bill Hickok — served as a constable of the Monticello Township in 1858. At the same time, Pat Cosgrove served as the territorial sheriff.

Since then, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has grown from a one-man department to one with nearly 500 sworn deputies. In all, 27 men have served as Johnson County sheriff. The office operates two jails and an internationally accredited crime lab offering a full complement of law enforcement forensic services.

The Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex is at 27745 W. 159th St. in New Century.

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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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Law enforcement calls: Oct. 21-27

Johnson County Sheriff's deputies responded to the following calls in De Soto in the last week:

  • Friday, Oct. 21 at 9:50 a.m.: a warrant service at Golden Lane and W. 88th Terrace.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22 at 12:13 a.m.: a noise complaint in the 8100 block of Delaware Terrace.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22 at 6:45 p.m.: a non-injury accident in the 9600 block of Lexington Avenue.
  • Sunday, Oct. 23 at 11:16 a.m.: a hit-and-run accident in the 30400 block of W. 87th Street.
  • Monday, Oct. 24 at 2:07 p.m.: a theft report in the 33600 block of W. 85th Street.
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Sheriff's department collecting expired and unused medications

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office will once again be taking part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Any Johnson County resident can drop off unused, unneeded or expired prescription medication at either the Johnson County Courthouse, at the east entrance, at 125 N. Cherry St. in Olathe or at the Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex Operations Center at 27747 W. 159th St. in New Century.

Any solid dosage medication will be accepted but injectable medications and syringes will not.

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Law enforcement calls: Oct. 14-20

Johnson County Sheriff's deputies responded to the following calls in De Soto in the last week:

  • Saturday, Oct. 15 at 9:59 a.m.: a theft report in the 32400 block of W. 83rd Street.
  • Saturday, Oct. 15 at 3:48 p.m.: a report of a missing person/runaway in the 34100 block of W. 90th Circle.
  • Sunday, Oct. 16 at 8:48 a.m.: a report of an animal pickup in the 200 block of Lane R.
  • Monday, Oct. 17 at 7:57 a.m.: a report of a missing person/runaway in the 34100 block of W. 90th Circle.
  • Monday, Oct. 17 at 12:32 p.m.: a non-injury accident in the 200 block of E. Kansas Highway 10.-
  • Tuesday, Oct.18 at 10:06 a.m.: an ia theft report in the 35000 block of W. 91st Street.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 5:57 p.m.: a report of a verbal disturbance in the 8800 block of Thompson Drive.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5:22 a.m.: a report of non-payment in the 33600 block of W. 82nd Street.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 8:25 a.m.: an assist outside agency request in the 35000 block of W. 91st Street.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 11:21 p.m.: a report of suspicious activity in the 32300 block of W. 91st Street.
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Law enforcement calls: Oct. 7-13

Johnson County Sheriff's deputies responded to the following calls in De Soto in the last week:

  • Friday, Oct. 7 at 11:27 a.m.: a theft report in the 32400 block of W. 83rd Street.
  • Friday, Oct. 7 at 11:42 p.m.: a report of an intoxicated driver at W. 83rd Street and Corliss Road.
  • Sunday, Oct. 9 at 9:13 p.m.: a report of a dog bite in the 33100 block of W. 83rd Street.
  • Monday, Oct.10 at 3:53a.m.: an injury accident at Kansas Highway 10 and Kill Creek Road.
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