The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is now testing monthly for Patrol Officers!
Thank you for visiting the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department's website. I encourage you to explore the many services we provide and encourage you to become involved as a community partner. We are committed to Safety First and Courtesy Always in every interaction we have with residents and visitors. I am proud to lead one of the finest police departments in the nation and invite you to rate the service you receive from me, our leadership team, and every other member of our organization. We want to exceed your expectations.
Chief of Police
When in doubt - dial 911
Non-Emergency Number 913-596-3000
For your convenience, many crimes including minor thefts, criminal damage, burglary to autos, telephone harassment, and others, can be reported over the telephone as long as they meet the following criteria:
Copies of criminal offense and accident reports can be received from the Records Unit in the lobby of police headquarters. There is no charge for the first five pages of your report.
Driving records can be purchased from the Records Unit in the lobby of police headquarters. You must present your driver's license in person and pay a $6.00 fee.
Criminal history reports containing only conviction information can be purchased from the Records Unit in the lobby of police headquarters. You must present valid identification and pay a $10.00 fee.
The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is looking for the best and brightest individuals - those who want to help their community and make a difference. A career with the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department offers challenge, excitement, variety, teamwork and job satisfaction. Plus, it offers excellent salary and benefits. Explore the many different ways that you can become a member of a premier law enforcement agency.
For information about a towed vehicle, please call or visit the Auto Release desk in the lobby of police headquarters. Our agency utilizes three different tow services based on the location from where the vehicle was towed. Please ensure that you have the required documentation. Click on the link below to see what you will need.
Auto Release Desk
700 Minnesota Avenue
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm*
*closed for lunch 1-2pm
Most tickets issued in Kansas City, Kansas can be paid at the Municipal Court Office on the second floor of City Hall so long as the ticket does not require a court appearance. Unpaid tickets can result in the issuance of an arrest warrant and/or driver's license suspension. If you have questions about a ticket or court date, please contact Municipal Court.
701 N. 7th Street - Room 232
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Municipal Court Website
Do you have information about a crime? Do you recognize someone profiled in a crime news story? You can report a crime anonymously by phone or online through the Kansas City Crime Stoppers Program. You can remain anonymous and receive a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of wanted criminals.
You can also report a crime tip via text message using your cell phone. Click on the Crime Stoppers logo for details.
Security guard applicants must appear in person at police headquarters in order to submit a permit application. The applicant must also provide a letter from a licensed security company attesting that the applicant is to be employed at that firm as a private security officer. Please review the instructions below before submitting an application.
Security Guard Permits
Guard Permit Application
City ordinance requires that all residential and business alarms systems be registered with the police department to minimize and manage false alarms. There is no fee for an alarm permit if it is applied for within 10 days of installation or conversion of the alarm system. A late fee of $25.00 will be charged if an alarm user does not obtain a permit within those 10 days.
Alarm Permit Overview
Fingerprint services are offered through Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office in the Offender Registration Unit, located on the mezzanine level of the Wyandotte County Courthouse at 710 N. 7th St. Appointments are recommended.
The Animal Services Unit has a mission to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of people and animals within the City of Kansas City, Kansas. The George Lee Dunn Animal Shelter provides humane care for animals impounded until they are returned or reclaimed by their owner or adopted by a new family.
3301 Park Drive
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
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Kansas City, Kansas Police Department
700 Minnesota Avenue - Kansas City, KS 66101
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