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A volunteer chaplain for the Wichita Police Department and Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office was arrested during a prostitution investigation.
Daniel Lee Syrcle, 53, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of purchasing sexual relations and official misconduct, police Deputy Chief Jose Salcido and sheriff’s Col. Greg Pollock said in a prepared statement on Friday.
Syrcle has been terminated from both assignments, the statement said. He was an unpaid, volunteer chaplain.
The Wichita police VICE section was conducting a prostitution investigation when it discovered Syrcle’s involvement, the statement said.