When a person’s home has been completely destroyed or substantially damaged, the owner(s) want the situation rectified as quickly as possible. However, RUSHING INTO CONTRACTS or caving into high pressured sales, often accompanied by threats that supplies are limited or waiting to sign will only delay the start of work, IS NOT A PRUDENT RESPONSE. Read more.
The Consumer Fraud and Economic Crime Division of the District Attorney in Wichita has been successful in obtaining a $43,424 settlement against a Minnesota construction company. Read more.
The number of traffic cases in the District Attorney's Office has dipped by over 1000 in the first quarter of the year compared to the first quarter of 2012. The latest Traffic and Diversion numbers were released to the new media May 9. Click here to view stats. Read more
Sheriffs and county attorneys from south central Kansas met in Wichita to discuss how best to help each other when investigations cross county lines. The networking took place Friday afternoon at Ark Valley Lodge, north of the Sedgwick County Courthouse. Click here to see a list of the attendees.
Initial Notification - 911 Dispatch notifies DA (Marc Bennett), CDDA (Kim Parker), Duty DA, and Chief of Investigations (Kelly Otis) of law enforcement use of deadly force. Read more.
The Initial Assessment Docket ("IAD") is a program recently implemented to expedite the processing of criminal cases through the justice system of the 18th Judicial District. Read more.
Marc Bennett is Sedgwick County's new District Attorney of the 18th Judicial District, Sedgwick County, State of Kansas. Mr. Bennett has served in the District Attorney's office for 15 years supervising Trial Division II, including the prosecution of sex crimes, human trafficking, domestic violence and elder abuse. Read more about District Attorney Marc Bennett.