The Overland Park Police Department traffic safety unit conducts child safety seat installations and inspections for Overland Park residents.
A certified child passenger safety technician will work with you to make sure you have the knowledge necessary to properly install your child safety seat in most vehicles.
During the appointment, technicians
If you are in need of a child seat and are unable to purchase one, you may qualify for one at no cost. Please mention this need to the technician in advance when you call to schedule your appointment.
If you live outside of Overland Park, please contact the Kansas Highway Patrol for child seat safety checks.
Installations and inspections are scheduled by appointment only, generally on the first Thursday of the month from 7:30 a.m-6 p.m. Appointments take approximately a half hour.
Car seat safety checks take place at the Westgate police station, 11900 Westgate Street, with a certified child passenger safety technician.
Call 913-895-6419 for an appointment and the technician will arrange a time with you.
If you have more than one child safety seat to install, please make two appointments.
Call 913-895-6419 to arrange an appointment.
Before your appointment:
Officers will not install damaged or expired seats. Secondhand seats will not be installed if parents do not know the seat’s full history.
Consider bringing another adult to watch children while you are working with the officer for installation. If your child cannot attend the appointment, know your child’s height and weight.