Olathe PD temporarily changes protocol due to COVID-19

Olathe Police
Posted at 12:13 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 13:13:35-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Olathe Police Department is implementing temporary changes in protocol due to COVID-19, it announced Wednesday.

For non-emergency calls, the department said, officers will make contact via a phone call. They will also take reports over the phone.

The department said the change is to help limit exposure to the novel coronavirues.

Olathe PD will evaluate "reasonable responses," it said.

The department's non-emergency phone number is 913-782-0720.