KBI announces SAKI findings, launches public awareness campaign

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) on Thursday announced findings and recommendations resulting from a five-year collaborative effort to identify, inventory, and test previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits in Kansas. Achievements of the Kansas Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) were detailed, and a new statewide public awareness campaign to confront...

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KBI reveals new missing persons website

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) revealed a new website aimed at increasing the public’s involvement with Kansas missing persons cases. The new missing persons website can be viewed at www.kbi.ks.gov/missingpersons. Unlike several national or non-profit missing person sites, the search tool is specific to missing person cases that originated in Kansas....

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Is Singing Your Passion?

Looking for a music community where you can share your voice and grow as a singer? The Pratt Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is hosting an Open House for women singers interested in learning more about singing 4-part harmony a cappella.” When: Monday, Oct. 7th at 7pm Where: Pratt Community Building, 619 N...

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office employee arrested

BARTON COUNTY – A civilian employee of the Barton County Sheriff’s Office was arrested today by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI). On Wednesday, Sept. 18 at approximately 10:40 a.m., KBI agents arrested 64-year-old Jimmy L. Hapes, of Great Bend, at 1408 Kansas Ave., in Great Bend, Kan. He was...

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