WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -  A WPD employee is being investigated for possibly mishandling a 'sensitive police document.'

Chief Joe Sullivan says he became aware of the possible mishandling on Tuesday morning, January 17, 2023.

"Given the nature of the allegation, on Tuesday evening I turned the investigation over to Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter who has started a comprehensive investigation," Sullivan said. "In response to the allegation, I placed the department member on administrative leave with pay, pending the results of the investigation."

The investigation is ongoing.