Aug 18

Back to School Safety Tips

Posted on August 18, 2023 at 11:20 AM by Kristy Bansemer

As the new school year kicks off in Derby, the streets will become busier with students walking and biking to school. As a parent and the head of the Community Education Unit at the Derby Police Department, I urge motorists to be mindful of their actions and prioritize safety during this time. Here are some crucial tips to ensure a safe commute for everyone.

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Jul 21

Meet Chief Brandon Russell

Posted on July 21, 2023 at 10:47 AM by Kristy Bansemer

Greetings Derby! I wanted to reintroduce myself now that I will be serving as your new Chief of Police. I have worked for the Derby Police Department for 24 years. Most recently, I served as the Deputy Police Chief for seven years under Chief Robert Lee, who retired July 4.  

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Jul 07

Conserve Water Now

Posted on July 7, 2023 at 8:31 AM by Kristy Bansemer

The City of Derby has partnered with the City of Wichita to provide a Water Conservation Rebate program to Derby residents. Eligible items include high efficiency clothes washers, dishwashers, and toilets; dual flush toilet conversion kits; rain barrels; water-saving showerheads; smart irrigation controllers and more.

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