Stolen Firearm and arrest of Felon in Possession during domestic battery investigation

Officers responded to a report of a domestic battery incident in the 4200 Blk SW 34th St on Dec 13th. During the course of the investigation for the domestic battery the officers were told of a firearm in a nearby room. Locating the firearm officers discovered the weapon was listed as stolen from a local pawn shop.
At the conclusion of the battery investigation, Billy Anthony Trotter-Davis, 22, was transported to the Department of Correction on charges of Aggravated Domestic Battery, possession of stolen property, and Felon in possession of a firearm.

TPD Records Unit gathers toys for KVC

TPD Records collected toys and money for KVC. A huge thank you to everyone who contributed and participated this year in the KVC Hero Bags project.
Altogether TPD Records was able to collect $155.39 in cash to further buy gifts for the children on their list. Records was also able to send 4 bundles of gifts along with the cash donation.

Topeka Crime Statistics

The slides you see break down property and violent crime statistics for the entire city, and then specifically the west side of Topeka and  the East side of Topeka. The 2 sides of town are separated to correspond to the way patrol operations and radio frequencies are separated.

These statistics are valid up through November 21st 2017. The numbers you see compare week 2016 to week 2017; month 2016 to month 2017 and year to date 2016 to year to date 2017.

For example, on the first slide for Citywide statistics on violent crime-

Week to week comparisons show the city is up by 7 crimes-noted with the “+” in Homicide,Rape,Robbery to Business and Aggravated Assault/Battery.

Month to month comparisons show the City has seen a decline of 13 crimes- noted by the “-” in homicide,rape,robbery to individual and Aggravated Assault/Battery.

Year to year comparison illustrates the City has seen an increase of 46 crimes- noted by the “+” in the homicides,robbery to individual,robbery to business and Aggravated Assault/Battery.

This is how you would also interpret the other slides provided.


Victim Identified in homicide 1200 blk SE Long

Homicide in the 1200 Blk of SE Long



On Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 12:51 am Topeka Police Officers were dispatched to the 1200 blk of SE Long in reference a shooting that had just occurred. Upon Officers arrival they located an adult male subject that was suffering from a gunshot wound. Unfortunately, the victim did succumb to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by AMR and the Topeka Fire Department.

Patrol Officers, Canine, Detectives and Crime Scene investigators are currently investigating this incident, there more information to follow.

UPDATE** The victim has been identified as Faustino Vasquez, 46 **


This investigation is ongoing, if you have any information relating to this crime; please call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at