Wichita Police Department

At A Glance

Image of the state of Kansas with a star over WichitaTotal number of agency personnel: 823
Sworn: 641
Civilian: 182

Total population served: 389,000 (as of 2021)

Jurisdiction: Sedgwick County, Kansas

Program Highlights

  • The department utilizes:
    • a co-responder unit (Integrated Care Team),
    • a mobile crisis team in conjunction with COMCARE, the largest community mental health center in Kansas, and
    • a well-established and award-winning homeless outreach team (HOT).
  • The HOT runs the “Finding a Way Home” program, where they reunite people experiencing homelessness with family around the country who are willing to provide housing or assistance.
  • Two community support specialists are embedded within the police department and assist them in connecting families with public health programs for parent skill building, mental illness or substance use disorder services, and similar safety network supports.
  • All officers in the Wichita Police Department have received Mental Health First Aid training and more than 100 have received Crisis Intervention Team training.



Lieutenant Keith Fort
Wichita Police Department
Patrol West Bureau
650 N. Elder
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 350-3692

Malachi Winters
Program Manager
Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Service
1015 Stillwell
Wichita, KS. 67213
(316) 660-7984

Regina Stout, LMSW
Program Manager-Community Crisis Center
COMCARE of Sedgwick County
635 North Main Street Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 660-7535