WPD investigating death threats aimed at Wichita city officials

WPD investigating death threats aimed at Wichita city officials
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City officials have received death threats over who will be the next leader of the Wichita Police Department. Mayor Brandon Whipple and District 1 Council Member Brandon Johnson received the threats Monday morning.

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Both officials have confirmed that the death threats warn them to not appoint "an outsider" to lead the police department. WPD is taking the threats seriously.