by Diane Dimond on February 17, 2014

[caption id="attachment_7285" align="alignleft" width="150"] STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER, Ken Landwehr circa 1978[/caption]

This is a story about a cop’s cop. A hometown kid who devoted his life to keeping his community safe, STENDRA over the counter, a man who took on the duty no one should have to do – to minister to the murdered and help seek justice for their families.

This column is dedicated to the late Lt. Ken Landwehr, order STENDRA from mexican pharmacy, Commander of the homicide unit of the Wichita, STENDRA cost, Kansas Police Department because he epitomizes the determination, integrity and ingenuity that all great detectives possess. His deeds will live on in the annuals of America’s crime and justice history, STENDRA duration.

Landwehr was the son of an aircraft worker and a homemaker, STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER. He was an Eagle Scout as a boy and devoured books about the investigations of the legendary Sherlock Holmes. STENDRA brand name, He attended Bishop Carroll Catholic High School where he played tricks on the nuns and was no stranger to occasional bouts of brawling and drinking.

At Wichita State University he was, by his own admission, get STENDRA, a mediocre student. STENDRA forum, He thought about joining the FBI but was unsure about his life’s path – until a fateful day in 1977 when he went to his job at a north Wichita clothing store.

[caption id="attachment_7289" align="alignright" width="150"] STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER, He Wanted Homicide to Help Victims[/caption]

Robbers burst in and hogtied Landwehr, the owner and several customers. As the young college student lay hogtied on the floor he heard one of the robbers jack a bullet into the barrel of a handgun as he stood over him. Landwehr felt sure he was about to die, STENDRA street price. Everyone escaped unharmed that day and that life changing experience infused him with a deep empathy for victims and gave him a razor-sharp focus for his future. STENDRA alternatives, Landwehr joined the Wichita PD the next year and at the entrance interview the rookie officer was asked how far he wanted to go in the department. “I said, ‘I want to command homicide,’” Lieutenant Landwehr told a television reporter years later, STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER. “Those victims cannot speak for themselves, so that’s probably the only reason why I picked homicide.”

His dream would come true but not before he paid his dues by working in patrol, STENDRA australia, uk, us, usa, vice, STENDRA steet value, narcotics, cold cases and, finally, STENDRA no prescription, in 1987, Cheap STENDRA no rx, he made detective in the homicide unit. There, he worked tirelessly, japan, craiglist, ebay, overseas, paypal, taking each murder case personally. No prescription STENDRA online, Over the years Landwehr had a hand in working – and mostly solving – some 600 murder investigations. His wife, Cindy, is STENDRA safe, says he felt deeply about each and every case.

His most famous case began in the mid-1980’s when Wichita’s police chief assigned the impressive young detective to a special task force called “Ghostbusters.” The goal: to learn the identity of a serial killer who had murdered nine people and signed his taunting notes to local reporters with the moniker BTK (short for bind-torture-kill.)

[caption id="attachment_7287" align="alignleft" width="150"] STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER, Landwehr (R) Worked Some 600 Homicides[/caption]

The investigation would span two decades until it finally went cold. Order STENDRA online overnight delivery no prescription, There was one more BTK murder in January, 1991 but then the brutality stopped. Many thought the killer must have died, fast shipping STENDRA. Landwehr, Buy STENDRA from mexico, who was promoted to Commander of Homicide in 1992, always kept his BTK files handy, firmly believing his department would ultimately solve the case, STENDRA reviews.

He was right. Landwehr was at his wife’s bedside in March 2004 as she was being prepped for gall bladder surgery when word came that BTK had suddenly resurfaced, STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER. Online STENDRA without a prescription, After being dormant for all those years, a letter bearing the familiar BTK handwriting had been sent to the local newspaper. The author had included Polaroid photos of a BTK kill to prove his identity, STENDRA canada, mexico, india.

More communications followed and Landwehr devised a strategy to play to the killer’s ego to keep him engaged. Effects of STENDRA, The detective staged a number of news conferences about the investigation knowing the attention would appeal to the killer’s vanity.

[caption id="attachment_7288" align="alignright" width="150"] STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER, A 30 Year Investigation Complete - Landwehr Announces BTK's Arrest[/caption]

The pair began private communications via cryptic newspaper ads in a cat-and-mouse game in which Landwehr could feel the noose tightening. When BTK asked if he could be traced if he sent a floppy disc of information to Landwehr, the detective told him it was safe to send it, buy STENDRA from canada. It was not. STENDRA for sale, Shortly after police got their hands on the disc – delivered to a local TV station – they discovered it had been created on a computer at the Christ Lutheran Church in Wichita by someone named Dennis. Dennis Rader was president of the church council.

When they first came face-to-face in an interrogation room Rader reportedly confronted the commander about the trickery, STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER.

“How come you lied to me?”

Lt, STENDRA used for. Landwehr calmly replied, Where can i buy cheapest STENDRA online, “Because I was trying to catch you.”

[caption id="attachment_7290" align="alignleft" width="135"] Landwehr (R) Interrogates BTK[/caption]

Landwehr had been prescient enough to save a very small DNA sample recovered in 1974 from the first murder scene. That DNA was matched to Rader who confessed to all ten murders.

Landwehr was diagnosed with advanced kidney cancer just before his 2012 retirement, STENDRA online cod. STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER, He died last month at age 59. I write about him because he was a bigger man than just the BTK case. Canada, mexico, india, After his death, colleagues told touching stories of how the gruff and “sometimes blunt and cantankerous” raspy-voiced Landwehr responded to victims.

He once quietly took a victimized boy aside and described “the beauty of heaven” to the child to help soothe his trauma, what is STENDRA.

When speaking to families of murder victims he always talked about when – not if – the killer would be caught.

[caption id="attachment_7291" align="alignright" width="150"] A Last Salute to an Admired Cop[/caption]

At the emergency room bedside of a five-year-old drowning victim a detective was brought to tears when Lt, STENDRA OVER THE COUNTER. Landwehr suddenly appeared to lay a comforting hand on the child and whisper something in the little dead boy’s ear.

He then turned to the detective and said, “Touch him. You've got to touch him.”

It was a lesson from a veteran homicide detective that a dead body deserves kindness, dignity and justice.

It also signaled how much of himself Ken Landwehr gave to his job over the nearly 35 years he served. That compassion and doggedness-to-duty is why the mayor dubbed Landwehr, “The Dick Tracy of Wichita.”

We should all be so lucky to have such a dedicated detective on our local force. Maybe you do.




{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Diane Dimond February 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm

Facebook Friend Patti Petow writes:

“Now, THERE’S a real hero. I’d go see a movie about this man!”


Diane Dimond February 17, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Facebook Friend Carol Garland writes:

“Awesome column, Diane. Contrast him with the police chief who made up lies about NYC residents in the Kitty Genovese case.”


Jim Reynolds February 18, 2014 at 6:30 am

A wonderful story of an outstanding, dedicated, & compassionate man written by someone not unlike him. Thx, Diane.


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