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Butler County, KS Police Help The Homeless

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Butler County, KS Police Help The Homeless

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Butler County, KS’s Homeless Outreach Team is receiving national recognition. The team’s developer recently visited Washington, D.C. to meet with federal agencies.

Officer Nate Schwiethale says he started to develop the hot team in 2011, and they went live with the full team in February 2013.

He says since then, what makes their approach stand out is connecting homeless to resources in the community.

Officer Nate Schwiethale says his recent trip to Washington, D.C. was his first, and one he won’t forget. He was invited by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness.

“It’s a great honor, and I think it’s probably going to lead us to a lot of other great things too,” said Officer Nate Schwiethale, HOT Team.

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