On September 5, 2017, around 11:30 a.m., the Ford County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to an improvised explosive device in Dodge City. Members of the Ford County Sheriff’s Office, Dodge City Police Department, Ford County Fire/EMS and the Dodge City Fire Department secured the location of the device. The Kansas Highway Patrol responded a specialized team who removed the device to a location in the county and rendered the device safe.
The case is an ongoing investigation at this time.