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December 1, 2013

Wichita police’s arrest, media reports are available online

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

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The record: Media and arrest reports from the Wichita Police Department.

Why you’d want it: To read about crimes that occurred on a particular day and to see who police arrested.

Where you get it: Go to the city’s website, www.wichita.gov. From the “Government” tab, click on the “Police” link. Click on “About Us” and then on “ Public Information.” You will find media and arrest reports.

How much the record will cost: The information is free.

Deb Gruver

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