Police Department

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    Incident: 100 Block of Ames

    Monday evening, January 25th, at about 9:30pm, officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Ames in reference to a disturbance with weapons. Read on...
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    Where we stand

    On June 8th, 2020, county law enforcement partners met with Douglas County District Attorney's Office - Kansas to discuss our current policies. Here's where Baldwin City Police Department stands on each of the items highlighted by the District Attorney. Read on...
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    BCPD to Move Into New Building This Week

    Offices will be closed to administrative functions, including VIN inspections, October 15 and 16. Read on...
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11 full-time law enforcement officers plus 3 part-time law enforcement officers, serving Baldwin City, a city of 4,700 citizens, located in northeast Kansas. Call 785-594-3850 during open hours or 785-843-0250.

Comments & Concerns

Citizen input in the form of compliments and concerns are encouraged. Please feel free to comment on an officer’s performance by contacting the City Administrator at 785-594-6427.