Call 911 if a crime is in progress or if there is a life-threatening situation.
If police assistance is needed, but it’s not urgent, then contact your area’s police patrol. If you live in unincorporated areas of the county, you can contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 816-524-4302.
You can give vital information to solve crimes to law enforcement by calling the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. You may also go to the Kansas City Crimestoppers website for more information. Callers to TIPS can remain anonymous and may be eligible for cash rewards.