Jun 22, 2022

Wamego Police Chief fired

Posted Jun 22, 2022 3:55 PM


Mike Baker is no longer the Police Chief in the City of Wamego.

In an email sent to WIBW, Wamego City Manager Stacie Eichem released the following statement:

“Mike Baker’s employment with the City of Wamego ended this morning on June 22, 2022.

The City of Wamego would like to thank Mike Baker for his service to Wamego and its Citizens. We wish him well in the future.

Deputy Chief of Police, Paul Schliffke was named as interim Chief of Police until the position can be filled permanently.”

Eichem suspended Baker last week, however, did not provide a reason as to why.