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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Former Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department Detective Indicted for Sexual Assaults

A federal grand jury in Topeka, Kansas, returned a six-count indictment, unsealed today, charging former Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department detective Roger Golubski with federal civil rights crimes for sexually assaulting two victims while acting under color of law. 

The first three counts of the indictment charge Golubski with sexually assaulting the first victim on multiple occasions between 1998 and 2001 by digitally penetrating her and forcing her to perform oral sex on him in his vehicle; by raping her in his vehicle; and by performing oral sex on her, making her perform oral sex on him and raping her in and next to his vehicle. The remaining three counts of the indictment charge Golubski with sexually assaulting the second victim on multiple occasions between 1999 and 2002 by raping her in her home; making her perform oral sex on him in his vehicle; and making her perform oral sex on him and raping her in her home. The indictment alleges that Golubski’s conduct included aggravated sexual abuse and kidnapping.

If convicted, Golubski faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Duston Slinkard for the District of Kansas, Assistant Director Luis Quesada of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division and Special Agent in Charge Charles Dayoub of the FBI Kansas City Field Office made the announcement.

The FBI Kansas City Field Office investigated the case in conjunction with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Hunting of the District of Kansas and Trial Attorney Tara Allison of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division are prosecuting the case.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI.

An indictment is merely an allegation. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Topic(s): 
Civil Rights
Press Release Number: 
22-974
Updated September 16, 2022