Detention Deputies Investigation - Steroids
On February 11, 2020, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office received an allegation of employees using, distributing and selling steroids. Immediately after receiving the information, an investigation into the allegation was initiated.
All of the following employees being investigated are assigned to the Detention Bureau:
- 27 year old White Male Employed 4 years
- 28 year old White Male Employed 4 ½ years
- 40 year old White Male Employed 16 years
- 27 year old White Male Employed 6 ½ years
- 29 year old White Male Employed 3 years
- 46 year old White Male Employed 15 years
- 28 year old White Male Employed 3 years
- 25 year old White Female Employed 3 years
This is an active investigation. After the criminal case is concluded, it will be presented to the District Attorney’s Office. The crimes being investigated are:
KSA 21-5705 (a) (6) Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Felony)
KSA 21-5706 (b) (5) Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class A Nonperson Misdemeanor)
In addition to the criminal case, an investigation is also being conducted by the Professional Standards Unit of the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office. All 8 deputies were placed on Administrative Leave, pending the results of the internal investigation.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is a professional organization that honors our core values of, Integrity, Duty, Ethics, Attitude, Leadership and Service. The Sheriff’s Office takes pride in demonstrating these values on a daily basis. Every alleged complaint is taken seriously and is investigated either criminally or internally including false complaints of misconduct.
Deputies are not above the law and the Sheriff’s Office will always investigate any crime with the due diligence that the public entrusts in us.