TOPEKA, Kan. – The Topeka Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest related to the homicide of Curt A. Cochran which occurred on May 9, 2016. Any information on this suspect please Email the TPD Criminal Intelligence Unit (email@example.com) or TPD DET Lance Green (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call #785 368 9569 or Crime Stoppers at #785 234-0007.
Topeka Police Department is accepting applications for its 39th Citizens’ Academy
The Topeka Police Department will accept applications for its 39th Citizens’ Police Academy. This is the 19th year the department has offered this popular program!
Classes are held Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. beginning August 10th, 2016. There are two optional sessions : for a tour of the Shawnee County Department of Corrections ,and a FUN DAY to allow participants to experience emer…gency driving, the firearms range and demonstrations from the K-9 Unit. Upon completion of the course participants will graduate with a certificate of attendance.
Citizens attending will be exposed to the problems and challenges faced by law enforcement and learn how their police department meets those challenges. Participants will learn about various aspects of the Police Department including field operations, investigative divisions, crisis negotiations, bomb disposal, crime scene investigation, crime prevention, school programs and much more!
If you or anyone you know, who is over 18 years of age is interested in attending, contact Liz Toyne at (785)368-9237. Media are also invited to participate in these classes. There is limited space available and seats fill quickly, so turn your applications in soon!
Applications can be picked up at the Topeka Police Department or downloaded from the City of Topeka web site at http://www.topeka.org/pdfs/Citizens_Academy_Application.pdf and mailed to:
Topeka Police Department
Attn: Liz Toyne – Citizens’ Academy
320 S. Kansas Ave, Ste 100
Topeka, Kansas 66603
The Topeka Police Department requests the public’s assistance in seeking a person of interest. Cornelius Allen Hartz, 34, of Topeka is wanted for questioning in relation to an Aggravated Robbery that occurred at Academy Sports on July 18, 2016.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts or information related to the incident contact Detective Lance Green at 785-368-9569 or email@example.com.
Caution should be used as Hartz was armed with a semi-automatic handgun at the time of the incident.