Police report

SMNW student suffers medical emergency at school’s swimming pool
March 2, 2015
A 15-year-old male student at Shawnee Mission Northwest was taken to Shawnee Mission Medical Center this morning after suffering a medical emergency during a physical education class at the school’s swimming pool, the district says.
Driver leads Shawnee Police on nearly 30 mile pursuit
03:23 a.m., February 27, 2015 Updated 01:27 a.m.
A Shawnee officer pursued a vehicle for nearly 30 miles early Friday morning.
Lenexa man charged following disturbance in Shawnee
11:54 a.m., February 20, 2015 Updated 01:03 a.m.
Shawnee Police officers were called to the Pho Good Vietnamese Restaurant, 10703 Shawnee Mission Parkway, shortly before 1 a.m. Friday. The suspect, a 33-year-old Lenexa man, has been charged with criminal damage to property.
Four juveniles detained following report of a possible burglary in progress
February 11, 2015
Shawnee Police responded in force to a reported burglary in the 7600 block of Parkhill around 9:30 Wednesday morning. Major Dan Tennis says a neighbor called police after an unfamiliar vehicle parked on his street.
Shawnee police raise more than $7,000 for Polar Plunge
February 8, 2015
The Shawnee Police Department raised more than $7,000 for the Special Olympics of Kansas in this year’s polar plunge at Shawnee Mission Park.
Woman arrested after allegedly hitting officer with car door, seven mile car chase
03:03 a.m., February 4, 2015 Updated 12:16 p.m.
A woman is in police custody after hitting an officer with her open car door in the Shawnee Hy-Vee parking lot and then leading officers on a nearly seven-mile car chase early Wednesday.
Lenexa man ordered to trial in double homicide
February 3, 2015
A Lenexa man will stand trial on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a man and his stepfather.
Shawnee police retire K-9 unit “Berry”
February 2, 2015
The Shawnee Police Department retired police dog Berry last week after a long and successful career.
Court documents show sequence of events during She’s A Pistol robbery
January 27, 2015
Details of what happened inside She’s A Pistol gun store during the Jan. 9 robbery were released this week and describe the scene a surveillance video recorded during the shooting.
She’s A Pistol announces continued classes, plans to reopen
January 27, 2015
She’s A Pistol has announced that it will resume classes beginning Jan. 29 and is undergoing repairs to reopen soon.
Shawnee police officers help escort President Obama
January 23, 2015
For three Shawnee police officers used to escorting large parties of vehicles, Thursday stood out as one they’ll never forget. It wasn’t the longest motorcade they had ever helped escort, and it wasn’t the largest, but it may have just been one of the most important. Master Patrol Officers Steve Walsh, Matt Sumpter and Matt Klein worked with members of multiple other agencies to escort President Barack Obama from Topeka to Lawrence, and back again, during his visit to Lawrence last week.
Three of four She’s A Pistol robbery suspects make first court appearance
January 22, 2015
A Johnson County District Court judge set a preliminary hearing date of April 20 for three of the four men accused of shooting and killing She’s A Pistol owner Jon Bieker at a hearing Thursday morning.
Kansas bills on body cameras get support, raise questions
January 20, 2015
An effort to require Kansas law enforcement officers to be equipped with body cameras has gained some bipartisan support in the Legislature, but questions about costs at a time when the state is facing a budget crisis threaten to bring that momentum to a halt.
Vigil held for Bieker family, She’s A Pistol to reopen
January 18, 2015
Hundreds gathered in front of She’s A Pistol Thursday evening to remember Jon Bieker and show support for his wife Becky and their family.
Teen crashes truck off 20ft retaining wall
January 16, 2015
Shawnee Police are investigating after a 16-year-old crashed his pickup truck through a fence and off the side of a nearly 20 foot retaining wall.