What do I do if my car was broken into or vandalized?

Call dispatch – 785-368-9200.

Who do I talk to about an abandoned car on my street?

Traffic Division 785-368-9567.

I had an accident on private property. What do I do?

Exchange information with the other driver and come to the Law Enforcement Center between 7am and 9pm.

What is the crime rate in my neighborhood?

Call our statistical unit at 785-368-9043, or check the community crime map.

What do I do if I have a drug house in my neighborhood?

Call narcotics, or the community policing officer.

What do I do if my car or tag has been stolen?

Call dispatch – 785-368-9200.

How do I get a copy of a report?

Call our records section – 785-368-9474.

Where do I get information on dog tags?

Call Animal Control – 785-368-9484.

Who is my community policing officer?

Call the community policing office at 785-368-9092, their hotline at 785-368-2500, or the
Community Policing Map.

How do I speak with a detective?

Call 785-368-9400.

When is the next car auction?

View the date and available vehicles online, or call the impound lot at 785-368-9230.

How do I become a police officer?

View the Recruiting process online, or call Recruiting and Hiring at 785-368-9220.

How do I submit a noise complaint?

Call dispatch 785-368-9200.

How do I get my property back?

Call the property room 785-368-9482.

Can I use the Topeka Police firing range?

Call Chief's Executive Officer, 785-368-9277.

I received a traffic ticket and I have a question about it.

Review this document on tickets. If you still have questions, call the issuing officer's supervisor or call Municipal Court for a court date 785-368-3776.

How can I get a copy of a police report or an accident report?

Call the records section – 785-368-9474 – they can provide you costs and hours of operation.
Accident reports can be purchased online.

Useful numbers

  • Book-in and jail – 785-291-5000
  • Capital Police – 785-296-3420
  • District Court – 785-233-8200
  • Kansas Highway Patrol – 785-296-6800
  • Municipal Court – 785-368-3776
  • Records Department – 785-368-9474
  • Sheriff's dept – 785-368-2200