Police Department

Responsibilities

The Girard Police Department welcomes you to our online departmental information. The goal of our department is to provide a progressive law enforcement presence for the community, realizing that our primary objective is to the protection of life and property. 

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Additionally, the Department is responsible for enforcing codes and ordinances as set forth in the Uniform Public Offense Code and the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities. We will accomplish this through the development of mutual trust in serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of Girard through professional integrity and a passion for serving the citizens and community.

Other duties include:

  • Enforcing animal control and assisting in the capture of reported stray animals
  • Conducting motor vehicle inspections
  • Identifying and removing inoperable vehicles
  • Verifying proper installation of child safety seats
  • Overseeing child passenger safety
  • Administering Project D.A.R.E.
  • Running the Crime Prevention Program

Staff

The department is a full-time staff comprised of the following positions: 

  • Captain
  • Chief of Police
  • Detective
  • Patrol Officers
  • School Resource Officer