Major James Bagley oversees the Support Services Division. Support Services includes the Investigations, Communications, Tactical, Records, Animal Control and Parking Control Units. In addition the Support Services Division provides administrative and support functions to the police department, to include recruitment, computer operations, budget, purchasing and accounts payable.
The Animal Control Unit is responsible for responding to all domesticated animal related complaint calls, picking up and disposing of animal carcasses, picking up and transporting injured animals, and educating the public on animal related ordinances and care issues.
There is an animal control officer available seven days a week. The shelter is open 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday. You may contact them by telephone at (816) 274-6024. The shelter is located at 2020 Bedford, North Kansas City.
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The Communications Unit provides continuous telephone and radio contact with officers while coordinating all police, fire and ambulance responses within the city. Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) software is used to process calls and track information crucial to each call.
The North Kansas City Communications Center is currently staffed by one supervisor, nine full-time dispatchers and one part-time dispatcher. This department is a critical link between citizens and emergency services. Each Communications Officer
must maintain re-certification every three years on the MULES computer system and annually on REJIS. These personnel also assist in the processing of detainees and coordinating transportation/bonding with our housing agent.
The Investigations Division consists of the Detective Unit, Traffic Unit and the Commercial Vehicle Unit. Sergeant Mark Smith oversees the division in the role of Investigations Supervisor. Go to Investigations...
The mission of the North Kansas City Parking Control Unit is to create a fair use of available parking within the city by enforcing parking laws within in the city. Parking enforcement activities include, but are not limited to, time zones, fire zones, handicapped parking areas, loading zones, abandoned vehicles and code enforcement issues. See Title 10 – Chapter 10-48 for parking codes.
The Tactical Team consists of specially trained officers and negotiators from all units within the police department, as well as medics from the North Kansas City Fire Department. The Tactical Team responds to a variety of incidents that include, but are not limited to the following:
High Risk Warrant Service
High Risk Rescue
Special Circumstances as directed by the Chief of Police