KHP trooper out on bond after hearing

Darrin Hirsh (KSN File Photo)
Darrin Hirsh (KSN File Photo)

GREAT BEND, Kansas – Darrin Hirsh, a Kansas Highway Patrolman, was in court Monday for a bond hearing.

He was released on a $50,000 bond.

Hirsh was arrested earlier this month for violating a protection from abuse order.

Last month, he was arrested for alleged domestic violence.

He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threat, domestic battery, witness intimidation and violating a restraining order.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says he is on administrative leave without pay pending an internal investigation.

Hirsh’s preliminary hearing is set for August 28th in Barton County at 1 p.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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