Victor Heiar

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Service Record

Clearwater Kansas Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired in 2017.[1]
Last Known Status Separated

Kechi Kansas Police Department

Rank Officer, Master Patrol Officer (2020), Sergeant (2022)[1][2], Lieutenant
Dates of Service March 24, 2019 - October 26, 2022[3]
Last Known Status Separated[1]

Commendations

2021 Lifesaving Award

On July 13, 2021, Heiar and other officers received the Lifesaving Award for rendering aid to an unresponsive individual.[4]

Incident Reports

2023 Stalking

Victor Heiar booking photo
Victor Heiar

On October 23, 2022, Heiar used a police license plate reader system to track his wife, "L.H.", from whom he was separated. Heiar told L.H. that he was aware of her travels.[3]

Response Timeline

Heiar admitted to using the system inappropriately.[3]

On October 26, 2022, Heiar was charged with stalking and unlawful acts concerning computers.[5]

On April 5, 2023, Heiar pleaded guilty to misdemeanor stalking and computer crime.[5]

On April 5, 2023, Heiar was sentenced to 2 years in jail but will only serve 18 months of probation.[5]

On August 8, 2023, the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST) revoked Heiar's law enforcement certification for criminal conduct and a lack of good moral character.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Chris Strunk, Officer accused of stalking, Ark Valley News, 2022-11-03
  2. Promotion Announcement, Kechi, KS Police Department, 2022-02-10
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Summary Order of Revocation, Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training, 2023-08-08
  4. Facebook post, Park City Police Department, 2021-07-14
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Jeremy Ingalls, Former Kechi police Lt. gets probation for using license plate reader tech to track estranged wife, KAKE, 2023-04-05