WPD officers deliver books to kids in hopes to improve literacy, community relations


It is a bit different, they’ll admit it, Wichita Police are trying something different to improve not only literacy and community relations.

Officer Joshua Lewis has a special delivery in his hands.

“I think this helps kids not to be afraid of us,” he says.

It is heading to a home near you.

“We are steady striving to make connections with the community,” says Lewis.

He’s not on a domestic call, or responding to a call of a crime. The 20 year veteran of the force is still doing his job just with a different weapon: Books.

(Read more: KSN Local News)