Death Investigation of Law Enforcement Officer in Brown County

BROWN COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Brown County Sheriff’s Office have identified the law enforcement officer found dead in his patrol car on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

Kirby Robidoux, 43, a patrol officer of the Sac and Fox Police Department, was found deceased just before 6 a.m., near the intersection of 330th St. and Longspur Rd. in northern Brown County. Robidoux was on duty when law enforcement officers in the area began searching for him after he did not respond to dispatchers conducting a routine radio check. The officer was located by a member of the Iowa Tribal Police Department.

An autopsy will be conducted. At this time foul play is not suspected.

The investigation is ongoing. Nothing further will be released at this time.

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Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.