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WPD welcomes Wichita Public Schools students back to school

Wichita police officers hand out baseball cards and junior officer stickers to Wichita...
Wichita police officers hand out baseball cards and junior officer stickers to Wichita elementary school students.(Wichita Police Department)
Published: Sep. 8, 2020 at 10:30 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Officers from the Wichita Police Department helped kick off a new school year for Wichita Public Schools students.

The officers joined USD 259 teachers to welcome students back to school with a baseball card and junior officer sticker.

Patrol South Community Policing, the Broadway Corridor Team and the Homeless Outreach Team visited Harry Street Elementary. Other officers were dispatched to other elementary schools through the district to assist with first day of schools.

“It was great welcoming back students to class today," said Police Chief Gordon Ramsay in a Facebook post. "We are grateful for our good relationship with Wichita Public Schools and appreciate the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Thompson!”

It was great welcoming back students to class today. We are grateful for our good relationship with Wichita Public Schools and appreciate the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Thompson!

Posted by Police Chief Gordon Ramsay on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Several officers joined USD 259 teachers to welcome students back to school. Students were given a baseball card and junior officer sticker.

Posted by Wichita Police Department on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

This morning our officers are welcoming USD 259 students back to school! Patrol South Community Policing, the Broadway...

Posted by Wichita Police Department on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

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