Police report

Woman robbed in shopping center parking lot
August 3, 2016
Police are investigating after a woman was robbed of her wallet as she sat in her car near the Price Chopper store at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Quivira Road on Tuesday morning.
Man attempts to break into closed business, sparking high speed pursuit
August 2, 2016
Shawnee Police are investigating after a man attempted to pry open the doors of a closed Walgreens store near 75th Street and Quivira Road shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday.
Man robbed by group of boys
July 26, 2016
Shawnee Police are investigating after a Hy-Vee employee, who was on a break, was robbed by a group of at least six people.
Shawnee man charged with robbery after allegedly stealing taxi
July 25, 2016
A Shawnee man was arrested early Saturday after he allegedly stole a taxi in Overland Park.
Shawnee Police hold National Night Out event
July 25, 2016
The Shawnee Police Department will be hosting a National Night Out community event from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd.
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.