Wendy Hummell is a retired detective from the Wichita Police Department. She spent a majority of her career working Persons Crimes Investigations in homicide, gang, and sex-crimes cases. She was a member of her department’s CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) and Defense Tactics teams. Hummell holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She is a 200-hour level registered yoga teacher, a Yoga for First Responders (YFFR) Ambassador, and a certified Building Resilience, Surviving Secondary Trauma instructor.
In 2018, Wendy was awarded the Wichita, KS Metro Crime Commission Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award, 2018 CSUSA (Crime Stoppers USA) Coordinator of the Year Award, was a 2019 Wichitalks presenter, and has several articles published with Policeone.com.
She is currently the Wellness Coordinator for the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Kansas.