Address - 2620 N. 155th, PO Box 420, Basehor, KS 66007
North Side Entrance
Police Administration phone number: 913-724-3397
Leavenworth County dispatch number: 855-301-8423
Burn Permit number: 913-682-5724
In case of an emergency CALL 911. Officers for non-emergency issues, animal control, after hours or on a weekend can be contacted at Leavenworth County Dispatch 913.724.1313. The Basehor Police Department provides patrol services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. The primary duties for officers on patrol include neighborhood crime prevention, business and residential checks, traffic control and a variety of other tasks. The officers at all levels of the department partner with citizens from the private and public sector to enhance the safety and security of all Basehor residents, commonly referred to as community policing. Through this partnership Basehor residents enjoy a high level of protection and a feeling of cooperation.
The Investigations Division is responsible for criminal investigations. The detective searches, preserves and collects evidence, investigates, interviews victims, witnesses and potential suspects. Additionally, the detective photographs, fingerprints and performs other tasks at the crime scene as necessary as well as prepare and deliver the cases to the prosecuting attorney for court action.
Mission & Values
The Basehor Police Department's priority is safety and welfare of citizens and the men and women who protect them. They are committed to working in partnership with their community to improve the quality of life in Basehor. Our mission is to provide police services in a fair, courteous and efficient manner. Everyone will be treated with compassion and respect without bias. The Department achieves this through the efforts of its sworn officers and support personnel.
Philosophy of the Chief of Police
Trust: I trust our employees to be professional. I hold every employee accountable and responsible for his or her own actions. Therefore, everyone shall be treated with respect.
Commitment to Duty:Our employees must have a desire and passion for serving the public. The commitment to serving the people must be evident to include integrity, honesty, professionalism and the goal to always improve and learn more in this profession.
Confidence to Achieve: I shall assemble a professional staff to serve this growing community. I desire only the best candidates our government can provide with what we have to offer.
Open Door Policy: I have an "Open Door Policy" for employees, politicians, city management, and the general public 24-hours a day.
The Police Department offers residents an opportunity to have their homes checked by police patrol when residents are away from their home for a long period of time. Residents must simply submit into the Police Department and fill out a Vacation Watch Request Form to the Police Department.
Per city ordinance all cats and dogs must be registered yearly. The owner must provide proof of rabies vaccination and pay the fee of $5.00 per animal. Check, money order, Discover, MasterCard and Visa accepted (sorry, no cash). The City also has regulations that dictate how many animals are allowed per household, leash laws etc. For more information visit the Animal Control page.