Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe announces that his office has completed a review of the Aug. 23, officer-involved shooting which led to the death of Ciara M. Howard in Olathe. It is the determination of the District Attorney that two Olathe Police Officers and a Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy’s use of force was justified under Kansas law.
Therefore, no criminal action will be taken against any of the involved officers. This case was investigated by the Johnon County Multi-jurisdictional Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Team .