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OPPD collecting school supplies for students in need

Overland Park Police officers will be out at your local Target stores during the month of August to collect school supplies for local students. The department’s Community Policing unit will collect supplies for Blue Valley School District and Shawnee Mission School District students. Officers will collect: Boxes of 24 Crayola crayons Boxes of 8 Crayola […]

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Overland Park Police Department responds to questions regarding protests

Friday night, Overland Park Police officers monitoring a protest near 116th and Quivira arrested four people. Prior to the protest, the Overland Park Police Department held conversations with both the protest organizers and residents living near the expected protest area. The Department also received information that there may be counterprotests during the planned protest. Beginning […]

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Memorial services to affect traffic

Tuesday and Wednesday, memorial services for Officer Mike Mosher will affect traffic near College and Metcalf. Tuesday during Officer Mosher’s drive-thru visitation at the Overland Park Convention Center from 4-6 p.m. During Tuesday’s visitation, 110th Street will be closed between Woodson and Lamar (north of the Overland Park Convention Center) to allow for visitation traffic.  […]

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Overland Park police officer killed in the line of duty

Late Sunday afternoon, an Overland Park Police Department officer was killed in the line of duty. Officer Mike Mosher was killed while investigating a hit-and-run call near 123rd and Antioch. Mosher was on his way into work when he accepted the call. “It’s a difficult, difficult thing to know that one of our officers is […]

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Police Department offers added transparency with body camera launch

In an effort to increase transparency, uniformed officers with the Overland Park Police Department will now be wearing body cameras while on patrol. More than 200 officers working in traffic safety, emergency services, patrol, community policing, and school resource officers will wear the cameras. Cameras can capture audio and video anytime the camera is powered […]

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Buy and sell safely online with OPPD’s internet exchange zone

A new internet exchange zone outside the Sanders Justice Center, 12400 Foster, allows for the safe exchange of local online transactions. The parking stalls are located at the far south end of the public parking lot on the east side of the building. They are designated with green paint and a sign that reads “Internet […]

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Return unwanted or unused prescriptions to police

The Overland Park Police Department is taking back unwanted and unused prescription drugs. On Saturday, April 27, drop your medications off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at any of the following locations: Myron E. Scafe Police Station – 8500 Antioch Rd. Sanders Justice Center – 12400 Foster St. Price Chopper – 7000 W. 75th […]

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