Wichita Police Officer Brian Arterburn hospitalized with several health issues

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Sunday, January 27, 2019

Retired Wichita Police Officer Brian Arterburn is back in the hospital with several health issues.

According to the Wearing Blue for Brian Friday's Facebook page, Arterburn is doing a little better Sunday but he still has a long road ahead.

The group is asking for prayers at this time.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Good news for retired Wichita Police Officer Brian Arterburn and his family -- he's been released from the hospital.

A post to "Wearing Blue for Brian Fridays" states doctors worked hard to find the right balance of meds and "it paid off."

Arterburn was admitted to the hospital on Saturday after suffering a minor setback. He underwent surgery and had a brief stint in ICU.

"Brian is very fatigued, but almost back to himself. God is truly amazing," reads the post.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Retired Wichita Police Officer Brian Arterburn, who was injured in the line of duty almost two years ago, has been moved to ICU.

According to the Wearing Blue for Brian Friday's Facebook page, the trauma to Arterburn's brain is causing a lot of issues and doctors are working to figure out why.

The post says no visitors are allowed at this time unless you are a close friend and clear it through his wife.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A long recovery is ahead for Officer Brian Arterburn who recently had surgery to replace one of the shunts in his brain that was not working properly, according to a post on the "Wearing Blue for Brian Friday's" Facebook page.

The post says the surgery went well, but the recovery is taking a toll on Arterburn. It also encourages people to wear blue this Friday - in support of Arterburn.

The former Wichita Police officer spent time in a coma and months in rehab after being run over by Justin Terrazas.

Monday, Terrazas was sentenced for those crimes. He will spend more than 28 years in prison for injuring Arterburn.

The former officer's family says the sentencing brings closure and allows them to focus on his recovery.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Former Wichita Police Officer Brian Arterburn is back in the hospital after a little setback.

The Facebook page, Wearing Blue for Brian, shared the news Saturday afternoon.

"For those who don’t know yet, Brian has had a little set back and is currently in the hospital to let the doctors get right on top of it and figure it out. We just ask that you add a few extra prayers for Brian and his amazing wife. He is a warrior and will get past this bump too soon."