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Independence Police Department officer named Susan Paxton Block Award winner
Independence Police Department Officer Travis Gillihan has been recognized as the 2023 Susan Paxton Block Award recipient for his outstanding commitment and dedication to his students as the School Resource Officer at Nowlin Middle School.
City of Independence marks International Overdose Awareness Day with community outreach, free Narcan
Do you know 1 in 5 drug overdose deaths in Jackson County are children under the age of 15? The City of Independence is marking International Overdose Awareness Day by providing free Narcan and overdose awareness information at various locations on Aug. 30 and 31.