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Candidate questionnaire: Calvin Hayden, Johnson County Sheriff
July 22, 2016
The following are Johnson County Sheriff candidate Calvin Hayden’s responses to the Shawnee Dispatch’s candidate questionnaire. Hayden is running as a Republican in the primary against Dennis Hammer and John Resman. No Democrats filed for the seat.
Candidate questionnaire: John Resman, Johnson County Sheriff
July 21, 2016
The following are Johnson County Sheriff candidate John Resman’s responses to the Shawnee Dispatch’s candidate questionnaire. Resman is running as a Republican in the primary against Dennis Hammer and Calvin Hayden. No Democrats filed for the seat.
Candidate questionnaire: Dennis Hammer, Johnson County Sheriff
July 21, 2016
The following are Johnson County Sheriff candidate Dennis Hammer’s responses to the Shawnee Dispatch’s candidate questionnaire. Hammer is running as a Republican in the primary against Calvin Hayden and John Resman. No Democrats filed for the seat.
Police investigating early morning burglary
July 20, 2016
Shawnee Police are investigating a reported aggravated burglary which occurred early Wednesday.
Johnson County hosting public courthouse tours
July 8, 2016
Public tours of the Johnson County Courthouse in downtown Olathe will get underway on Monday, July 11, and continue each month into early November.
Shawnee police respond to disturbance involving armed, mentally ill woman
05:01 p.m., June 29, 2016 Updated 12:02 p.m.
Several Shawnee police responded to the Wilder area of western Shawnee this afternoon when a woman was reported to be armed in the midst of a mental breakdown, and later returned to the area in the evening.
One person killed in I-435 crash
June 28, 2016
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating after one person was killed in a crash on Tuesday morning.
Retired government security specialist now helps Shawnee stay safe
June 28, 2016
With its small town charm and friendly neighbors, Shawnee is known to many for being a happy and safe place to live.
Man hospitalized after trying to run from officers
June 26, 2016
A 34-year-old Lenexa man is hospitalized after he tried to run from officers and was tased.
Johnson County Sheriff’s vehicle stolen by ‘distraught’ woman
June 20, 2016
A Johnson County Sheriff’s vehicle was stolen, for about six minutes and five blocks in Merriam, in the early hours of Monday.
Person of interest in Shawnee homicide arrested in Virginia
June 19, 2016
A man wanted for questioning in a Shawnee homicide was located and arrested on the East Coast earlier this month.
Shawnee citizen police academy now accepting applications
June 17, 2016
Anyone interested in experiencing law enforcement is encouraged to sign up for the Citizens Police Academy, hosted by the Shawnee Police Department.
Woman arrested after firing a gun during domestic disturbance
02:28 p.m., June 16, 2016 Updated 03:15 p.m.
A 24-year-old Shawnee woman was arrested Wednesday evening after she allegedly fired a handgun at her boyfriend and child’s father
Kansas roofing company accused of forced labor, kickbacks
June 15, 2016
Two owners of a longtime Kansas City-area roofing company forced workers who are in the U.S. illegally to either pay kickbacks and obey other demands or be reported to immigration authorities, an indictment unsealed Tuesday alleges.
Shawnee police arrest disruptive resident
June 13, 2016
During the arrest, the suspect struggled, causing minor injury to one officer.

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