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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

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How to Report a Crime

We need your help to report a CRIME!
A Police Officer cannot be everywhere -
You must get involved!

If you see any unusual circumstances which may indicate criminal activity, call the Arkansas City Police department at 441-4444.


  • Address of incident
  • Description of incident
  • Description of suspect
  • Car description and tag number
  • Any other suspicious detail
What to watch for:

  1. A stranger entering your neighbor’s house when it is unoccupied. (burglary)
  2. A scream heard anywhere. (robbery, sex offenses)
  3. Strangers or strange cars in the neighborhood, school area, and parks. (robbery, sex offenses)
  4. Offers of merchandise at ridiculously low prices. (stolen property)
  5. Anyone in a store concealing merchandise on their person. (shoplifting)
  6. Anyone removing accessories, license plates, or gasoline from a car. (auto theft)
  7. Persons seen entering or leaving a business place after hours. (burglary)
  8. The sound of breaking glass or other loud explosive noises. (burglary)
  9. Anyone loitering in or walking down the street, peering into parked cars, (auto theft, burglary)
  10. Persons involved in a fight. (robbery, assault)
Call the police anytime you observe one or more of these circumstances. Get a license plate number if you can, but don’t subject yourself to danger by approaching a strange person or car.