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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Incident: 100 Block of Ames

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Update: The deceased in the incident on Monday night, January 25th, has been identified as 31 year old Baldwin City resident Clayton Schofield. Mr. Schofield’s next of kin has been notified out of state.  The investigation has confirmed...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Where we stand

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On Monday, June 8th, 2020, county law enforcement partners met with Douglas County District Attorney’s Office - Kansas to discuss our current policies. Here’s where Baldwin City Police Department stands on each of the items highlighted...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

BCPD to Move Into New Building This Week


We'll be moving to our new headquarters the end of this week, October 15th and 16th. For that reason, we'll be closed to all administrative functions including VIN inspections Thursday and Friday, October 15 and 16. As always, officers w...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

BCPD Closed for Deep Cleaning July 24th

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UPDATE 7.28.2020: Both officers who were exposed to Covid last week have received negative test results. They will remain in quarantine until two weeks from their exposure date as an extra safe guard. Our office opened yesterday after a weekend of extensi...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

BCPD to Resume In-Person Services with Limitations

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As we move into Phase 1.5 of reopening Kansas, the Baldwin City Police Department will be reopening the lobby on Monday, May 18th. 

VIN inspections and fingerprinting services will resume.

Some important restrictions to be aware of:

  • Only one person ...
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