Tag: Garden City Police Department

Courtney Prewitt Named Garden City Chief of Police

Courtney Prewitt has been named Chief of Police for the Garden CityPolice Department. Prewitt has worked for the GCPD since May 1999, most recently serving ascaptain of the patrol division.Beginning March 29, Prewitt will fill the post vacated by the retirement of Chief MichaelUtz. The City conducted a nationwide search […]

Police Chief Candidates to Participate in Assessment Center

The search for Garden City’s next Police Chief continues. Four candidates will take part in an assessment center next week. The assessment center will provide City Staff and several community partners opportunities to assess an applicant’s skills, abilities, and suitability for the specific job.The assessment center will be held on […]

School Zones Active– Back To School Safety Tips

The summer is coming to an end and the school year will soon begin. School will be back in session for Garden City Public Schools on Monday, August 31, and for students this means the excitement of meeting new teachers, making new friends and the opportunity to learn new things. […]

Michael Utz, Chief of Police Announces Retirement

After a 36-year career, Garden City Police Chief Mike Utz has announced his retirement effective March 2021. “I have been truly blessed to be a part of the Garden City Police Department (GCPD) family, working for the City of Garden City, and engaging in our community. I grew from a […]

Annual “Shoot for Scholarships” Fundraiser Set for October 26

The Garden City Community College Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Endowment Association will host the 2019 “Shoot for Scholarships” fundraiser on Saturday, October 26.  The annual event is a community-engaging pistol, rifle, and shotgun competition, held at the Sand and Sage Gun Range in Garden City.  Participants will be […]

City Commission recognizes Ralston, Explorer program

Brecken and Randy Ralston stand for a photo Tuesday outside Garden City Commission chambers. Brecken Ralston recently completed the 2019 FBI National Academy’s Youth Leadership Program. By SCOTT AUST Finney County Economic Development Communications Director The Garden City Commission on Tuesday recognized Sgt. Brecken Ralston from the GCPD Law Enforcement […]

National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day marked in GC

Sgt. Bill Powers, Garden City Police Department, speaks as fellow officers stand during the National Peace Officer’s Memorial ceremony Wednesday in Garden City. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development Local law enforcement commemorated National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day on Wednesday morning with a ceremony in front of […]

Awarded the Chief’s Coin

From Garden City Police Department: “Today SMPO Robert Scrivner, SMPO Tanya Bradley, MPO Juan Martinez, Ofc Steve Edler, Ofc Margo Edler, and Captain Randy Ralston were awarded the Meritorious Service award and Sgt Andy Roush was awarded the Chief’s Coin for their outstanding accomplishments by going beyond their regular duties to […]

Newest Communications Trainer

From the Garden City Police Department: “Congratulations to Communicator Alexa Aldaco for completion of the Communications Training Officer Program. She is our newest Communications Trainer.”