Safety and Security

  • Residential Security
    Most residential burglaries occur during the weekday when homeowners are at work.
  • Commercial Security
    Businesses often struggle with what security strategies to implement to best suit their needs and reduce the risk of loss and liability.
  • Request a Security Survey
    The Police Department offers free, residential and commercial security surveys to Overland Park residents and businesses.
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (C.E.R.T.)
    The city, provides this 24-hour training course for neighborhood leaders, business owners and others who may need to provide lifesaving skills in the wake of a disaster.
  • Community Policing
    Community policing is about forming partnerships and working together to prevent crime and solve community problems.
  • Crime-Free Multi-Housing
    The Crime Free Multi-Housing (CFMH) program reduces crime, drugs and gangs in apartment complexes.
  • Neighborhood Watch
    Residents coming together, watching out for one another, sharing information and reporting suspicious activity to the police department is the goal of the Neighborhood Watch Program.
  • Oxycodone and heroin: Down the Up Staircase
    Oxycodone and heroin abuse are becoming more prevalent in Overland Park. Officials can help you, parents, educators and community leaders address the growing trend of abuse.
  • Open Garage Door Burglaries
    A resident can significantly reduce his or her chances of becoming a victim by closing and securing all entry points to the house.
  • Fireworks Regulations
    Use, possession and sale of fireworks is illegal inside city limits.
  • Tornado Safety
    It is important to have a plan for your family or business in the event severe weather occurs in your area.