Robert Hinshaw named interim police chief

Robert Hinshaw will replace Sara Morris, who is retiring.


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Wichita State has named Robert Hinshaw as the interim police chief for the University Police Department.

Hinshaw’s appointment takes effect Monday.

He will lead the 47-person department while WSU searches for a permanent replacement for Sara Morris.

Morris is retiring after holding the position since 2013. Her last day is Friday.

Hinshaw is a a graduate from WSU. He holds a Masters in business law from Friends University, and is also a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy. He served as Sedgwick County Sheriff through 2012.