KS: State Investigating Care Facility’s Disposal Of Records

The Department on Aging is investigating allegations a Topeka care facility put documents with personal information in a public recycling dumpster.

The agency says Briarcliff Care Center, 3224 SW 29th St., reported the incident to them Friday morning.

A person reported finding the documents Thursday night in a recycling dumpster at SE 29th and Adams. They say the items contained social security numbers and medical information.

The incident was reported to Topeka Police and officers responded. However, TPD says it plans no further action because no laws were broken.

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