Communications

Overland Park Police

Emergency: 911
Police Non-Emergency: 913-895-6300

The Police Dispatch Unit responds to emergency and non-emergency requests for police assistance, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Approximately 280,000 calls each year are handled by dispatchers using a sophisticated computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system that interacts with mobile computers in the officer's cars.

Of the 280,000 calls, 30 percent are 911 calls, mostly from wireless phones (60 percent vs. 40 percent for landlines).