Tag Archives: Police shooting

Wichita Police Officer Dexter Betts Charged In Child Involved Shooting

Wichita Police Officer Dexter Betts has been charged for an on-duty shooting that occurred in December Betts fired his weapon twice at a mid-sized dog with four children in the room One of Betts’ bullets struck the floor and fragmented then hit a 9-year-old girl in the face with shrapnel Almost a month after the shooting Betts was fired from ...

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Wichita Activists Welcome NCAA With Andrew Finch Billboards

Four billboards around Wichita call for charges to be filed against the officer who shot and killed Andrew Finch on December 28 The four billboards were first spotted on Thursday afternoon around the city Wichita activists have called for the arrest of the officer responsible since the shooting occurred City officials refuse to comment on the alleged name of the ...

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17-Year-Old John Albers Killed By Johnson County Officer During Suicide Call

Johnson County Kansas Police Officer shot and killed 17-year-old John Alders during a welfare check for suicide A friend called 911 after witnessing Alders taking pills, drinking heavy and threatening self-harm on FaceTime When officers were approaching the house the garage door opened and Albers was allegedly driving his vehicle towards an officer The officer has been placed on administrative ...

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Three Years After Wichita Police Killed John Paul Quintero Things Are Still The Same

Three years after a female officer from the Wichita Police Department shot and killed unarmed John Paul “Pauly” Quintero protocol following a police shooting remains the same On January 3, 2015, a female officer responded to a domestic disturbance involving a knife with an assault rifle After initiating conversation with Pauly, he was Tased and then shot with the assault ...

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Augusta Police exonerate officer who killed a veteran’s service dog

Augusta police have exonerated the officer who shot and killed Army veteran Alan Fitzgerald’s service dog Midnite on Thursday afternoon Augusta Public Safety Director Tyler Brewer said the officer shot Midnite as he was “flying through the air” towards the animal control officer. Witness accounts that don’t match the police narrative have been dismissed The Wichita Eagle released an article where Brewer ...

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