FAQs

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

File a Police Report Online or call our Automated Attendant at 785-368-9551.

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

Report it in SeeClickFix.

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

Exchange information and contact your insurance provider.

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 785-368-9551.

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 Control785-368-9484.

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 785-368-9551.

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.

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