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Salina Law Enforcement Honored

Todd PittengerMarch 1, 2022

The Salina Police Department and Saline County Sheriffs Office are among 35 law enforcement agencies across the state receiving AAA Kansas Community Traffic Safety Awards for their 2021 work to keep roadways in their cities and counties safe through a variety of initiatives and programs.

According to AAA Kansas, the awards have been presented annually since 2011 to community law enforcement agencies for their efforts to successfully and cost-effectively foster and improve local traffic safety. The agencies are scored and recognized for their efforts in multiple categories, including education, emergency medical response, enforcement, and traffic engineering collaborations and solutions.

The honored law enforcement agencies will be recognized by AAA Kansas with award plaques being presented to the police chiefs and sheriffs in their communities in the coming weeks and months. The recognized agencies and their 2021 award levels are as follows:


Agency2021 Award Level
Andover Police DepartmentPlatinum
Arkansas City Police DepartmentPlatinum
Basehor Police DepartmentPlatinum
Brown County Sheriff’s OfficePlatinum
Cherokee County Sheriff’s OfficePlatinum
Cloud County Sheriff’s OfficePlatinum
Coffeyville Police DepartmentGold
Concordia Police DepartmentGold
Dodge City Police DepartmentPlatinum
El Dorado Police DepartmentPlatinum
Fort Scott Police DepartmentPlatinum
Gardner Police DepartmentSilver
Hays Police DepartmentSilver
Hiawatha Police DepartmentGold
Horton Police DepartmentGold
Johnson County Sheriff’s OfficePlatinum
Leawood Police DepartmentPlatinum
Lenexa Police DepartmentPlatinum
Linn County Sheriff’s OfficeGold
Lyon County Sheriff’s OfficePlatinum
McPherson County Sheriff’s OfficeGold
Mission Police DepartmentPlatinum
Olathe Police DepartmentPlatinum
Ottawa Police DepartmentGold
Overland Park Police DepartmentPlatinum
Parsons Police DepartmentPlatinum
Pittsburg Police DepartmentPlatinum
Roeland Park Police DepartmentPlatinum
Rose Hill Police DepartmentPlatinum
Salina Police DepartmentPlatinum
Saline County Sheriff’s OfficeGold
Shawnee Police DepartmentPlatinum
Spring Hill Police DepartmentPlatinum
Wellsville Police DepartmentSilver
Wyandotte County Sheriff’s OfficePlatinum



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