Local police chief appointed to the Crime Victims Compensation Board


PITTSBURG, Kan. — Kansas Attorney General, Derek Schmidt, is appointing a local university police chief to a special board.

Pittsburg State University Police Chief, Stu Hite, is joining the Crime Victims Compensation Board.

The three-member board, established in 1978, meets monthly to review applications from crime victims applying for compensation to cover loss of earnings and out-of-pocket loss for injuries sustained as a direct result of violent crime.

Hite’s appointment will end in March of 2022.

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