Former Kingman Officer Arrested On Child Sex Charges

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KINGMAN, Kan. (KAKE) -- A former Kansas police officer has been arrested on child pornography charges.

Kingman County Sheriff Randy Hill says Dustin D. Morris, 41, of Kingman, was arrested on Tuesday. He faces charges of Soliciting Sexual Exploitation of a Child, Possessing Visual Depiction of a Child under 18 years of age and Distributing Visual Depiction of a Child under 18 years of age.

Hill says the arrest follows a month-long joint investigation with the Kingman County Sheriff's Office, Wichita Police Department, and Ford County Sheriff's Office. The case will be turned over to the Kingman County Attorney.

Kingman City Manager Frank Soukup confirms Morris worked as a Kingman police officer from May 2005 to April 2012. Soukup says Morris resigned to take a job in the private sector.