Medicine Lodge Police Officer Arrested

PRATT COUNTY – Tonight, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) arrested an officer from the Medicine Lodge Police Department.

On Thursday, Sept. 16 at approximately 6:20 p.m., KBI agents arrested 33-year-old Tate M. Rosenbaum at his residence in Pratt, Kansas. He was arrested for one count of abuse of a child, and one count of battery. The charges are connected to an incident that occurred on July 22.

After his arrest, Rosenbaum was booked into the Pratt County Jail.

The KBI initiated this investigation on July 23, after the Pratt Police Department requested KBI assistance.

The Pratt County Attorney is expected to prosecute the case. Nothing further will be released at this time.

Derek Nester
Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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