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Law enforcement

Published 5/1/2012

Local law enforcement agencies

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Brad Nading/Telegram Robert Hahn talks about the new inmate video visitation system from one of the video stations in the lobby of the Finney County Jail at the Law Enforcement Center in January. Hahn is the technology administrator for the Finney County Sheriff's Office.

Brad Nading/Telegram Robert Hahn talks about the new inmate video visitation system from one of the video stations in the lobby of the Finney County Jail at the Law Enforcement Center in January. Hahn is the technology administrator for the Finney County Sheriff's Office.

Garden City Police Department

Address: 304 N. Ninth St.

Phone: 276-1300

Police Chief: James Hawkins

Jurisdiction: city limits of Garden City

Number of personnel: 58 sworn personnel; 33 non-sworn personnel

Finney County Sheriff's Office

Address: 304 N. Ninth St.

Phone: 272-3700

Sheriff: Kevin Bascue

Jurisdiction: Finney County

Number of personnel: 36 sworn personnel; 58 non-sworn personnel

Holcomb Police Department

Address: 200 block of North Lynch

Phone: 277-2761

Police Chief: Tony Forsen

Jurisdiction: Holcomb city limits

Number of personnel: 4 sworn personnel, 1 non-sworn personnel

Kansas Highway Patrol, Troop E

Address: 2222 E. Fulton St.

Phone: 276-3201

Commander: Capt. Robert Maier

Jurisdiction: 24 counties in southwest Kansas

Number of personnel: 23 sworn personnel, 2 non-sworn personnel

Garden City Municipal Court

Address: 304 N. Ninth St.

Phone: 276-1150

Court administrator: Cynthia Beesley

Services: Municipal court handles traffic violations, misdemeanor criminal activity, city ordinance violations and animal complaints within the city.

Jurisdiction: City limits

Number of employees: 7

Finney County District Court

Address: 425 N. Eighth St.

Phone: 271-6120

Court administrator: Kurtis Jacobs

Services: Marriage licenses, civil and criminal cases and appeals from municipal court

Jurisdiction: Finney County

Number of employees: 35, including four district court judges and two magistrates.

City Prosecutor's Office

Address: 112 W. Pine St.

Phone: 271-1452

City prosecutor: Jacob Cunningham

Services: This office handles all cases prosecuted in Garden City Municipal Court.

Jurisdiction: City limits of Garden City

Number of employees: 3

Finney County Attorney's Office

Address: 409 N. Ninth St.

Phone: 272-3568

County attorney: John Wheeler

Services: The office handles felony cases, select misdemeanor and traffic cases, juvenile cases, care and treatment actions, child-in-need-of-care cases and criminal appeals. The office also has a victim-witness coordinator.

Jurisdiction: Finney County

Number of employees: 19

Western Regional Public Defender's Office in Garden City

Address: 113 Grant Ave.

Phone: 276-8137

Chief Public Defender: Kristi Cott

Services: Court-appointed attorneys to represent clients 18 and older who cannot afford to hire their own legal representation.

Jurisdiction: Finney, Greeley, Hamilton, Kearny, Scott and Wichita counties

Number of employees: 6

Youth Services/Programs Assessments Treatment Habilitation

Services: An agency that provides resources and education for at-risk youth.

Address: 2701 N. 11th St.

Phone: 271-6200

Interim Director: Marci Smith

Mission statement: Youth services serves as a liaison between various community groups to strengthen youth development through prevention, intervention, rehabilitation, education and behavioral modifications and to reduce risk factors and promote protective factors while holding juveniles and their families accountable.

Services: Assessment, case management, risk prevention classes, group counseling, anger management classes, individual counseling, moral reasoning classes, sex education classes and drug/alcohol prevention classes.

Programs: Option School program, Family Impact Team, diversion, community case management, juvenile intake and assessment, intensive supervision and licensed drug/alcohol out-patient treatment

Serves: Finney, Greeley, Hamilton, Kearny, Scott and Wichita counties.

Accreditation: Juvenile Justice Authority

Number of employees: 20

Southwest Kansas Regional Juvenile Detention Center

What: 28-bed secure juvenile detention facility

Address: 507 W. Santa Fe St.

Phone: 272-3800

Director: Katrina Pollet

Mission statement: To provide a safe and secure environment for youth placed in the facility and to provide an opportunity for their stay to be beneficial to both the community and the youth.

Services: Housing juveniles who have been arrested, GED classes, regular education classes provided by two full-time teachers from the Garden City school district, meals, health screenings, activities and religious services.

Programs: Positive Impact Team program through Area Mental Health and USD 457 to address anger management.

Who it serves: Youth ages 10 to 17 in Finney, Greeley, Hamilton, Kearny, Scott, Wichita, Gray, Ford, Kiowa, Commanche, Clark, Meade, Grant, Haskell, Morton, Seward, Stanton and Stevens counties.

Accreditation: Licensed through Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Number of employees: 27

Community Corrections

What: Supervises adults under intensive supervision as ordered by the court.

Address: 601 N. Main St., Suite A

Phone: 272-3630

Director: Beth Beavers

Mission statement: To enhance public safety and enforce offender accountability through cost-effective use of community-based supervision and control interventions.

Services included but not limited to: offender supervision, rehabilitative services, substance abuse counseling, cognitive skills education and anger management/domestic violence prevention.

Programs: Adult Intensive Supervision Program, Offender Work Development program, life skills program and Justice Accountability Grant for rehabilitative services for intense drug and alcohol treatment program

Who it serves: Finney, Greeley, Hamilton, Kearny, Scott and Wichita counties

Number of employees: 9

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