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Chief of PolicePat Kitchens,
Chief of Police
601 S 3rd Street Br
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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    (913) 651-2260
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    M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Police Department

The Leavenworth Police Department is committed to working in partnership with our community to improve the quality of life in our city. Our mission is to provide police services in a fair, courteous, and efficient manner.
We are charged with upholding the laws of the City of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, and tenets of the Constitution and will do so with integrity and honesty. Everyone we come in contact with will be treated with compassion and respect without bias. We will be accountable for our actions and acknowledge our mistakes.
Our effectiveness will be measured by the absence of fear in our neighborhoods and our ability to work in partnership with our community.
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Congratulations Officer Johnny Sweet, 2016 Leavenworth Police Officer of the Year. Congratulations Karen Wilk, dispatcher, 2016 Jane A. McDonald Civilian of the Year.
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Our Values
Honesty & Integrity
We value adherence to the rule of law, to the Constitutions of Kansas and the United States to the utmost honesty.
We value providing equally to all people fair, courteous, responsive, and efficient service which observes each individual's dignity and worth. 
We value employees, who through their individual and collective actions, demonstrate the highest degree of ethical conduct, who seek and apply knowledge to better perform their duties, who are dedicated to service as demonstrated in their self motivation to act & accountability for their actions. 
We value and respect individuals for their personal accomplishments. We also recognize that organizational success is dependent on the collective strength of individuals who adapt to changing situations and who communicate and support each other and the community. 
We value personal and organizational accountability to the public and each other in all things we do. We will assure accountability through self examination and investigation of employees from citizen complaints. We will explain our actions and admit our errors in an open and candid fashion.
The Police department is comprised of four divisions: Police Operations, Investigations, Community Services, and Professional Standards.
Police Operations
The Operations Division provides comprehensive police service to the community. It consists of:
  • Patrol
  • Traffic Unit
  • K-9 Unit
  • SWAT Team
The Investigations Division consists of our Detective and Narcotic Units.
Support Services
The Support Services Division enhances the scope of services provided to the community.
  • Animal Control
  • Records Management
  • Evidence Unit
  • Telecommunications
  • Court Services
Professional Standards
The Professional Standards Division conducts internal investigations of misconduct or violations of the law. Thorough investigations are conducted without regard to their personal or professional relationship to those being investigated. Confidentiality is maintained throughout.
Members of the Leavenworth Police Department who manage these duties include:
Chief of Police
Pat Kitchens
Deputy Chief of Police
Issues Involving Patrol Response
Lieutenant Sean Goecke

Issues Involving Animal Control
Issues Involving Cases Under Investigation
Issues Involving Allegations of Officer Misconduct
Issues Involving Traffic and Parking Enforcement

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