Communications Unit

The Johnson County Sheriff's Department Communications Unit is the first point of contact for emergency services (police, fire and ambulance) in the city of Olathe. In incidents where fire or ambulance response is required, the call is relayed to the Johnson County Emergency Communications Center.  For additional information on the Communications Unit follow this link:  Johnson County Sheriff

The Communications Unit is also responsible for animal control calls that require an Animal Control Officer to be dispatched to a residence or place of business. For other animal control assistance the public should contact the Animal Control Shelter at 913-971-6362.

The Communications Unit works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Communications Unit (Non-Emergency) Telephone Number: 913-782-0720.

For emergencies always dial 9-1-1.


Helpful Websites  
Helpful Phone Numbers
  • Johnson County Jail (Olathe) (913-715-5100) 
  • Johnson County Jail (New Century) (913-715-5900)
  • Johnson County Sherriff's Office (Non-Emergency) (913-782-0720) 
  • Leawood Police Department (913-642-7700)
  • Lenexa Police Department (913-888-0660)
  • Olathe Animal Shelter (913-971-6362)
  • Olathe Police Department Administrative Line (913-971-7500)
  • Overland Park Police Department (913-648-6200)
  • Prairie Village Police Department (913-642-5151)
  • Shawnee Police Department (913-631-2150)