Police report

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.
Man shot after confronting construction site burglar
06:02 a.m., June 11, 2016 Updated 05:26 p.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after a man was shot when he confronted a burglar on his property early Saturday morning. Officers were called to a neighborhood in the 5200 block of Meadow View Drive shortly after midnight. According to radio traffic the man gave dispatchers the address and then stopped responding to the call taker’s questions.
Shawnee man arrested after alleged hit-and-run
June 8, 2016
A 69-year-old Shawnee man was arrested early Wednesday after he allegedly rammed another vehicle, multiple times, in the parking lot of the Shawnee Hy-Vee.
Driver rear ends vehicle parked on shoulder of I-435
03:04 a.m., June 3, 2016 Updated 04:36 p.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after two people were injured in a rollover crash early Friday morning on Interstate 435.
Shawnee Police honor their own at awards ceremony
May 27, 2016
The Shawnee Police Department recently honored several law enforcement officers for their service.