Reporting a Crime

While we do our best to either prevent or respond to criminal activity as quickly as possible, we rely on you to help us keep Tonganoxie safe by reporting crime when you see it.

Serious crimes or crimes in progress

If you are the victim of, or witness a serious crime or a crime in progress, the best thing you can do is to contact us when it is happening:

  • Emergencies: Call 911
  • Non-emergencies: Call 913.682.5724
    Come to the Tonganoxie Police Department:
    128 East 6th
    Tonganoxie, KS 66086

Calling 911 is the fastest way to get the help you need in an emergency. If the situation is of a less critical nature, please use our non-emergency line.

Our dispatchers can also receive and send text messages. If you have an emergency but cannot speak, send a text to 911. Remember, call 911 if you can, text if you can’t.

Past crimes

We prefer to meet with you in person, but you may call the station between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. if you wish to report past or minor incidents such as:

  • Identity theft
  • Suspicious activity that occurred at least two days ago
  • Minor theft
  • Missing license plate
  • Theft of services
  • Unlawful use of a credit card
  • Criminal damage to property

Please remember that it is illegal to file a false report.

Child abuse

If you suspect child abuse, please call one of the following:

Domestic battery

If you suspect or are experiencing domestic battery, please call:

  • Emergencies: Call 911
  • Non-emergencies: 913.682.5724 for Leavenworth County Dispatch

Our dispatchers will ask you for information and request you remain on the phone, if possible, until officers arrive to provide necessary assistance. Our department mandates the arrest of the offender if there is sufficient evidence that a crime has been committed. We will also provide the victim with resource material for assistance, including medical care and information on safe homes and restraining orders.


Tips Hotline

You can also call the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips hotline at 816.474.8477 to provide information on ongoing or past criminal activity. You may be eligible for a cash reward if your information helps to solve a crime.