August 29, 2017

JAG Grant Public Notice

  The Topeka Police Department in partnership with The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Officer is applying for the 2017 Byrne JAG grant.  This grant is for $69,398 to be split equally between the Police and Sheriff’s Department. The Police Department will be purchasing equipment to assist officers in the testing of unknown substances.  This equipment will […]

August 17, 2017

TPD Citizens Academy learned about Dispatch,Records and CIT

Do you know how many 911 calls come into the SCECC every year? In total about 250,000. 130,00 on average for TPD alone! Did you know TPD Records has at anytime about 5500 warrants on record? How about that our Behaviorial Health Unit, which pairs a specially trained officer and a mental health worker, is […]

August 16, 2017

TPD Citizen Academy Ambassadors

Training never stops! Not for officers and not for our Volunteers and Ambassadors- Last night the TPD Citizens Academy Ambassadors were with Topeka Fire at Station 11 learning about their specialty in Technical Rescue. And what is better than listening to a presentation? Being part of it! Some of our Ambassadors participated in demonstrations of […]

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