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KANSAS CITY, KANSAS

POLICE DEPARTMENT

GENERAL INFORMATION & FAQ

You will find many answers here to general questions concerning the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department.  If you cannot find exactly what you need on this page, please click on the Contact link for a complete directory of police resources.

Alarm Permits

Fingerprinting Service

Parade/Marathon Permit

Parade Permits

Security Guard Permits

Towed Vehicles

Alarm Permits 

City ordinance requires that all residential and business alarms systems be registered with the Police Department to  minimize and manage false alarms.  There is no fee for an alarm permit if it is applied for within 10 days of installation or conversion of the alarm system. A late fee of $25.00 will be charged if an alarm user does not obtain a permit within those 10 days.  For more information, call 913-573-6109.

Alarm Permit Overview

Alarm Permit Application

Fingerprinting Service  

Fingerprint services are offered  through Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office in the Offender Registration Unit, located on the mezzanine level of the Wyandotte County Courthouse at 710 N. 7th St. Appointments are recommended and available to schedule Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm. Contact 913-573-6190 for more information or questions.

Parade/Marathon Permits 

A person seeking issuance of a parade permit shall file an application with the Chief of Police at least 30 days prior to the parade event.  Please refer to the Parade Ordinance for more information.

Parade Ordinance

Parade Permit Application

Towed Vehicles - Documentation needed to release 

A standard 'drive out' release is issued when the owner can provide proof of ownership (ie, title, state registration, bill of sale, or loan installment agreement), proof of insurance and a valid driver's license.  A 'tow out' release is issued  when the owner has expired registration, no registration, or no insurance.  For more information, please call the Auto Release desk at 913-573-6065.

Towing services used by KCKPD 

KCKPD uses three towing services depending on where the vehicle was towed from.  All companies are open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Alandon Tow

6224 Kansas Avenue

Kansas City, Kansas 66111

913-596-1770

ITR/All City Tow

1015 S. Bethany

Kansas City, Kansas 66105

913-422-4700

Security Guard Permits 

Security guard applicants must appear in person at police headquarters in order to submit a permit application.  The applicant must also provide a letter from a licensed security company attesting that the applicant is to be employed at that firm as a private security officer.  A complete description of the process and application can be downloaded by clicking on the links below:  For more information, please call 913-573-6190.

Security Guard Permit Instructions

Security Guard Application

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