Police Special Services

In addition to law enforcement, Overland Park police offer a variety of services to help prevent crime and keep residents safe and informed.

Community Policing

Overland Park community police officers work proactively with neighbors and neighborhood groups to identify and solve hyper-local problems.

Child Seat Safety Checks

The Overland Park Police Department traffic safety unit conducts child safety seat installations and inspections for Overland Park residents.

Police Station Tours

Tours of the W. Jack Sanders Justice Center educate guests about law enforcement procedures, arrest and court procedures, investigations, and more.

Crime-Free Multi-Housing

The crime-free multi-housing program is a joint venture between apartment complex management and the police department to reduce crime, drugs, and gang activity in apartment complexes through the city.

Guest Speakers

Police officers can visit your organization to share safety and security tips.

School Resource Officers

Overland Park school resource officers provide education and guidance to school communities in the city, and law enforcement support when needed.

Community Police Academy

This nine-week-long program teaches Overland Park residents about the basics of the police profession.

Security Surveys

Overland Park police can help make your business as secure as possible with security registration, surveys, and speakers.


Overland Park police offer fingerprinting for licensing or general use, by appointment.

Explorer Program

Teens can explore a career in law enforcement through real-world training with Overland Park Police officers.

Animal Control

Overland Park’s animal control unit maintains peace and quiet in our neighborhoods, protects public and private property, and provides a safe environment for residents and pets.

Mental Health Services

A licensed mental health professional responds to calls for service, with Overland Park Police Department officers, when mental health intervention is needed.

Victim Support Services

Overland Park Police Department’s victim specialist advocates for crime victims and their families by providing them with important information and direct services.

Overland Park Crisis Action Team

Members of the Overland Park Crisis Action Team provide mental health-related and trauma-informed support during emergency calls.

Crossing Guards

The City of Overland Park contracts with All City Management Services to provide crossing guard coverage at dozens of school zone crossings in the community.

Learn more and apply to be a crossing guard on the All City Management Services website.