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District Magistrate Judge Andrew (Jeff) Newsum

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District Magistrate Judge Andrew (Jeff) Newsum

Year Appointed: February 2023
College and Degree: 
Wichita State University: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Minor in Minority Studies, Psychology and Sociology,Garden City Community College – Associates Degree in Criminal Justice

Married 40 years to Ruth Ann Newsum, father of two children with three grandchildren.

Employment History

  • Kansas Bureau of Investigation 1988- 2023
  • Hutchinson Community College 2001 -2014
  • Harper County Sheriff 1985-1988
  • Sedgwick County Youth Residence Hall 1981-1984
  • KWCH Television Station 1979-1981

Professional Recognition Awards and Association 

  • KBI’s Jack H. Ford Exceptional Service Award 
  • 6 - KBI Director’s Commendations 
  • 2 – KBI Director’s Unit Citations
  • Optimist International Law Enforcement Award
  • Knights of Columbus 
  • Kansas Sheriff’s Association 
  • Kansas Peace Officers Association

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206 W 1st Avenue Hutchinson, KS 67501