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Johnson County has declared a state of emergency in response to COVID-19.

These operational plans began Monday, March 16, and will be in effect until further notice, unless indicated differently below. As this is an evolving situation, please check back here for additional details.

Patrols will not decrease. Officers will exercise great discretion in their proactive enforcement activities. The following remain our highest priority calls for service:

  • Crimes in progress 
  • Issues affecting public safety
  • Issues affecting traffic safety and traffic flow
  • Medical calls in which officers could perform life-saving measures
  • Calls otherwise deemed critical in nature and time sensitive

When individuals call to request police services, it is possible that in rare instances we would take the report over the phone rather than dispatch an officer. We will still dispatch officers on high priority calls. Please do not hesitate to call 911 or our non-emergency line at 913.477.7301 if you need police services. We will then determine the best response to that request based on the information we receive.

The following services which ordinarily take place at our station are being suspended until further notice: 

  • Child car-seat inspections
  • Citizen Volunteer Program
  • Citizen Ride-along Program 



Lenexa Police Department
Dawn Layman, Chief of Police

Emergency:
Call 911

Dispatch non-emergency:
913.477.7301

Administrative office:

913.477.7300

Address:
12500 W. 87th St. Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66215


Hours:

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As a department, we strive to work in partnership to protect and serve our community with honor, integrity and professionalism. We do this through building trusting relationships with residents and businesses in Lenexa. 

About the Chief 

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Chief Dawn Layman leads our department and has been employed in law enforcement since 1989. She was appointed Chief of Police in December 2020.

Chief Layman has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kansas. She has also completed 15 hours of coursework toward a Ph.D. in criminal justice. Layman is a graduate of the 59th session of the Police Executive Research Forum Senior Management Institute for Police, and a graduate of the 251st session of the FBI National Academy.

In 2015, Chief Layman was named the Motorola Woman Law Enforcement Executive of the Year by the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives.

She serves as Vice-Chair for the Survivors of Blue Suicide Foundation, a national organization whose mission is to foster hope by uniting survivors of law enforcement suicide to support one another and honor our fallen heroes. She is also member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Kansas Peace Officers Association, and previously served as President for the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives.

A Report to Our Community: 2020

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