Two southeast Kansas law enforcement agencies are teaming up to form the area's newest drug task force aimed at fighting illegal narcotics. Monday night, the Parsons city commission approved its formation including staff from the Parsons Police Department and the Labette County Sheriff's Office.
Parsons police chief Robert Spinks says the team will be made up of a commander and detective from the Parsons Police Department, along with a detective from the Labette County Sheriff's Office. He plans to hire a commander and has already talked with more than two dozen potential applicants. If interested in the position, call 620-421-7060.