Wamego Police Department

  • Agency: Wamego Police Department
  • Address: 408 Elm St, Wamego, 66547 KS
  • Chief: Michael Baker (Chief of Police)
Phone: 785-456-9553
Fax: 785-456-6680

Wamego Police Department is located at 408 Elm St, Wamego, 66547 KS. The Chief of Police of the department is Michael Baker. The Wamego Police Department phone number is 785-456-9553.

Wamego Police Department News

Severe Thunderstorm warning for Pottawatomie County until 4:15

Please note the location has changed. The St Mary's Armory is the new location. Hoping for a great attendance! Have a safe weekend everyone.

Please plan to attend this wonderful event in honor of a wonderful woman. We miss her everyday.

We hope you all have a wonderful Easter Holiday. Please be aware of the potential for snow today. Safe travels everyone.

Wicked half marathon this morning. Watch out for runners!

Please be sure to watch WIBW 10 o'clock news tonight, as they will air a very special Salute The Badge on our fallen dispatcher Sarah Salinas.

Thank you to Wamego Fire Department and St. Mary's Fire Department for flying the colors in honor of the life of Sarah Salinas today. Chief Baker presented Sarah's mother and father with Thin Gold Line flags in her honor.

Rest easy Sarah. We'll take it from here.

Funeral arrangements have been set for Sarah Salinas. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday February 26, at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys Kansas. Funeral services will be Tuesday February 27, at 6:50 a.m. at Assumption Chapel, St. Marys Academy, St. Marys Kansas. Salinas will receive a full honors burial immediately following at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. We would like to take this time to thank everyone that has sent condolences, volunteered time to help, and paid respects to her family, including her LEO family. Sarah was loved by everyone that met her. She always had a smile to brighten anyone's day and always put others needs before her own. She will be missed by many and forgotten by none.

We have confirmed that this is a legitimate GoFundMe account that has been established for Sarah's family. Any support would be greatly appreciated.

PSA It is with a heavy heart today that we notify you of the loss of a member of the Wamego Police Department. Sarah Salinas, Dispatcher for WPD was involved in a motor vehicle crash at approximately 2300 last night, and tragically lost her life. Sarah has been a dedicated dispatcher for Wamego PD for 10 years. Please keep her family and members of the Wamego Police Department in your prayers at this time.

ATTENTION. Our 911 system is currently down. If you need to reach us, please call 785-456-9553. We will advise when our system is back up.

Fire Chief Phil Stultz and Police Chief Michael Baker. This duo will always put other before themselves and they are honored to serve the citizens and visitors of Wamego Kansas.

At approximately 3:00 p.m. the body of FF John Randle will leave Topeka. He will travel to Wamego, via I-70 and 99 hwy . He will continue his escort up Lincoln Ave by Wamego Fire Department, Wamego PD, Kansas Highway Patrol and Pottawatomie County EMS to Stewart Funeral Home where, he will lie in state.

UPDATE ON FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS / CHANGE OF VENUE Funeral services for FF John Randle will be held Saturday January 6, 2018 at 1100 at Wamego Middle School, located at 1701 Kaw Valley Rd, Wamego, KS. Burial will occur at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 7, at Iuka Township Cemetery, NE 60th St. Iuka, KS. Any honor Guards wishing or willing to participate in the funeral services for FF John Randles please contact Adam Rothgeb @ 503-568-5107 or email adamrothgeb@yahoo.com Any emergency services that will be bringing any emergency vehicles please contact Laramie McPherson @ 785-969-0741 or email ksff255@gmail.com

Press Release From Wamego Fire Department. In the early morning hours of January 1, 2018, the Wamego Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 10985 Military Trail Road. There were no injuries related to the structure fire which was occupied at the time. Upon returning to the station, located at 514 Plum in Wamego, efforts began to return to apparatus to service. While assisting with returning the apparatus to service, 67 year old fire fighter John Randle, a 14 year veteran of the Wamego Fire Department, fell from the apparatus and struck his head. He was transported Pottawatomie County EMS to the Wamego Health Center helipad, at which time he was air lifted to Stormont Vail Regional Medical Center. Firefighter Randle succumbed to his injuries on January 2, 2018. Since his death, the Wamego Fire Department has been overwhelmed by the response of the community, local, and area fire departments, who have gone above and beyond to assist all those affected by this tragedy. At this time we are asking the community at large to route all inquiries to wamegofire@wamegopd.com to grant the family privacy during this difficult time.

Press release for Funeral of John Randle At this time members of various local jurisdictions are assisting with manning the Wamego Fire Dept. Fire Chief Phil Stultz made this request so that Wamego firefighters can have a chance to grieve their fallen brother. Funeral Services for John Randle will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Stewart Funeral Home, 4370 Salzer Road, Wamego, Ks. Burial will occur at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Iuka Township Cemetery, NE 60th St, Iuka, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Wamego Firefighter Auxiliary through Stewart Funeral Home. Inquiries about the funeral can be made by calling 785-456-9553, or wamegofire@wamegopd.com. A location for the press will be designated at the funeral home on Saturday. Press inquiries can be made to 785-456-3195.

LODD ALERT. Our deepest sympathies are with the Randle family and the Wamego Fire Department.