Tag: Rich Lockhart

Police Department closed off due to bomb threat

A package left at the Warrensburg Police Department caused the lobby and surrounding area to be blocked off Friday afternoon. According to a Warrensburg Police Department Facebook post, a man walked into the station around 3:15 p.m. Friday and said he placed a bag containing a bomb near the flagpole in front of the station. Chief… Read more »

Warrensburg Police Department fundraise for new life-saving tools

The Warrensburg Police Department is looking to replace its automated external defibrillators, which are 15 years old and quickly approaching the end of their lives. However, the department’s budget doesn’t allow for AED replacements. Denise Sawyer, an evidence technician, came up with the idea to start fundraising. “Our budget has been such that we haven’t… Read more »

New WPD chief to start position in April

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Warrensburg has a new chief of police. City officials announced Rich Lockhart’s appointment Monday, March 8. He begins work here April 11. Lockhart previously worked for the Kansas City Police Department for more than 25 years where he reached the rank of major. He completed assignments in patrol… Read more »