June 22, 2014 - Lake Shawnee Golf Course
Mark your calendars for our 5th annual Memorial Golf Tournament, Sunday, June 22, 2014.  The tournament begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Shawnee Golf Course, 4141 SE East Edge Rd, Topeka, KS 66609.  This year, the tournament is In memory of all 251 Kansas officers killed in the line of duty since 1866.  Last year, 35 teams braved the weather for a enjoyable game of golf, food and fun. Let's raise that number this year!

Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. with a Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. This is a 4-person scramble. Cost is $80.00 per person/$320 per team. 

Proceeds will benefit KS C.O.P.S. in assisting survivors with Hands-On Programs, National Police Week in Washington, D.C., scholarships and other survivor activities. Kansas C.O.P.S. serves all 105 counties in Kansas and is one of 51 chapters of the national organization Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)

For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact:
Karen or Joe Bohlender / 10325 West Ridge Rd. / Holton, KS  66436
785.364.3353 (home) / 785.217.7554 (cell) /

Don't miss out on the fun.  Browse these pictures from last year's tournament and sign up today!

Although Landwehr was not killed in the line of duty, Kansas C.O.P.S. would like to recognize his contributions to
the City of Wichita and the State of Kansas.

Ken Landwehr, the Wichita police commander who helped solve the BTK serial-killer case and many other Wichita homicides, died Monday, January 13, 2014.  Kenneth F. "Kenny," 59, husband, father, friend to many and retired Lieutenant of the Wichita Police Department Homicide Section, passed away from kidney cancer. According to his obituary, Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Irene Landwehr of Wichita. He is survived by his wife, Cindy (Gibson) Landwehr, and son, James Landwehr, of the home; daughter, Holly Vanatta (Joel); brother, David Landwehr (Brenda); nephews, David Lee and Mark Landwehr; grandchildren, Miles and Megan Vanatta, all of Wichita, along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Kenny was heavily involved in volunteering for Special Olympics, was a criminal justice instructor at Wichita State University and a trainer for the Wichita/Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Training Center. He also served on the board of S.I.D.S. of Kansas. Kenny's favorite hobbies included spending time with his family, working with his son on homework and playing golf. He was an avid golfer. Memorial donations may be made to the Ken Landwehr Memorial Fund, c/o Wichita Federal Credit Union, 9835 E. 21st St. N., Wichita, KS 67206. 


Honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice

Final Call Quilts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that makes quilts for families of first responders who on their Final Call made the ultimate sacrifice, giving their life in the line of duty, in accordance with Federal criteria.  Quilts are made at no cost to the family, however donations from individuals, departments, and or the public are crucial to keeping this organization going, and ensuring that the cost of future quilts are covered. Honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice:


Mailing Address
10325 West Ridge Rd.   Holton, KS 66436

Mission Statement
Kansas C.O.P.S. is a
statewide non-profit
organization providing
programs and services
for the surviving families
and affected co-workers
of law enforcement officers
killed in the line of duty
in the state of Kansas.


2nd Annual Kansas
Law Enforcement
Run to Remember
Fraternal Order of Police
Auxiliary, Topeka #3
Saturday, May 10, 2014 from
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (CDT)
Topeka, Kansas
To register go to:

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