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Police Reports
Overview
Police reports can be made by citizens for incidents or accidents which occur within the city limits of Merriam. Reports can be made in the following ways:
  • Call 911 or the non-emergency dispatch number, 913.782.0720, and an officer will come to your location within the city limits of Merriam to take your report.
  • Come to the Merriam Police Department where a community service officer or a police officer can take your report.
  • Some reports can be made by phone by calling the Merriam Police Department at 913.322.5560. After speaking to a police officer or a community service officer, it can be determined if the report can be made this way. These would generally be reports that require little or no follow-up or investigation.
  • Some reports can be made online through the Online Reporting System.

After filing a police report, citizens can obtain a copy of the report after five business days. There is no charge for victims to obtain a copy of an incident report.

Fees for Services & Reports
The following is a list of fees charged for reports and other services:
  • 35mm photos - $5 per picture
  • All other reports - $5
  • Car seat installation (Non-Merriam residents) - $35
  • Criminal history check - $5
  • Digital photos - $10 per sheet
  • DVD's and videos - $15
  • Fingerprints - $35
  • Research fee - $25 per hour
 

Please note that the Merriam Police Department fingerprinting services are by appointment only. Appointments should be made with one of the two Merriam CSO's by calling the Merriam Police Department at 913.322.5560.