(WICHITA, Kan.) — He's been one of the most recognized faces of the Wichita Police Department for decades. Now he's a civilian.
Monday was Lieutenant Ken Landwehr's last day on the job. City Hall hosted a retirement party to mark the occassion.
Landwehr thanked his family, city leaders and his colleagues. He is best known for his role in the BTK investigation. Landwehr was involved in more than 6-hundred cases over his 35-year career.
Lt. Ken Landwehr joined the police Department in October 1978 Served in Patrol, Vice, Narcotics, worked cold case for three years then Homicide till he was promoted in 1989 to the rank of Lt.
He was a Supervisor in the Forensic lab for 2 years. He became the Commander of Homicide in May 1992 to present. Lt. Landwehr has been the supervisor of over 600 homicide investigations.
He has a Bachelors Degree from Wichita State University. He currently teaches at WSU undergraduate and graduate level courses in homicide investigation.