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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Community Newsletter

Click on the link below to view the Community Newsletter for the Week of Aug. 24-28, 2015.

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Applications for Planning Commission and Community Facilities Advisory Board Accepted

The duties include the preparation, administration, and enforcement of zoning and subdivision regulations for the city, and other duties as prescribed by the Governing Body. The board also grants relief from technical... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Deadline to Apply for 2015 Citizens Police Academy is Tuesday, Sept. 1

The classes will be held every Tuesday beginning September 8 and continue until November 10 from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm each evening.

Contact Lt. Traci Rankin at 225-8126 or

Posted on: August 26, 2015

Robert Heinz Appointed as Next Fire Chief

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Robert joined the Dodge City Fire Dept. as a firefighter in March 1985. His promotions throughout the years include fire engineer, fire captain in 2000 and deputy fire chief in 2011.

Robert is currently enrolled in the... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Drew Francis Appointed as Next Police Chief

Francis has been serving in the capacity of Deputy Chief of Police since January 2014 as part of the succession planning process for the chief position.

Drew joined the Dodge City Police Department as a police officer in... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

DUI and Seat Belt Patrol

Between Aug. 20 and Sept. 7, the Dodge City Police Dept. will have extra officers on patrol enforcing DUI and seat belt laws. This enforcement will be during all hours of the day and they will consist of saturation patrols and/or check lanes.

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Winner of Dodge City/Ford County Aquatics Park Naming Contest Announced

Naming Award

The contest brought in 186 entries with a special committee narrowing down the selection to five. The Community Facilities Advisory Board then narrowed the selection to three for the Commissions to make the final choice. ... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

News Release-Enforcement of School Zones

In the morning hours prior to school and in the afternoon following school letting out, officers of the Dodge City Police Department will be conducting speed enforcement patrol in Dodge City at designated school zones.... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Farmer's Market Accepted into the 'From the Land of Kansas Program'

In addition to the added promotion across the state, From the Land of Kansas also provides limited liability protection as well as other promotional incentives for any registered market. Dodge City’s Farmer’s Market is open... Read on...

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

Dodge City Police Department Accepting Applications for the 2015 Citizens Police Academy

The class will meet on Tuesday evenings starting at 7:00 pm and lasting until approximately 10:00 pm each night. The class will meet one Saturday to go to the firing range for weapons training. The class will cover... Read on...