This page (together with the documents referred to on it) communicates the terms on which you may make use of this website, whether as a guest or a registered user (“Terms of Use”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the website. By using this website, you indicate that you accept these Terms of Use, and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using this website.

Information About the Department
This website is operated by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department ("Department”), which is a statutorily created public law enforcement agency service the City of Kansas City in the State of Missouri. The headquarters is 1125 Locust Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106.
Accessing this Website
Access to the Department website is permitted on a temporary basis, and it reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service it provides on its website without notice (see below). It will not be liable if, for any reason, the website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, the Department may restrict access to some parts of the website, or the entire website, to users who have registered with the Department.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a username, password, or any other piece of information as part of Department security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not share it with any other person. The Department has the right to disable any username or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by it, at any time, if in its opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use. You agree to notify the Department immediately upon becoming aware of any unauthorized disclosure or use of your username and/or password.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Department website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Department website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use, and that they comply with them.
Prohibited Use
You may use the Department website only for lawful purposes. You may not use this site:
  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national, or international law or regulation;
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
  • to make unauthorized attempts to access any of Department systems or third-party networks;
Interactive Services
The Department may from time to time provide interactive services on its website, including, without limitation chat rooms or bulletin boards. Where the Department does provide any interactive service, it will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated, and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
The Department will do its best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on the site, and it will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, the Department is under no obligation to oversee, monitor, or moderate any interactive service it provides on its website, and it expressly excludes and disclaims any liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of its content standards, whether or not the service is moderated.
The use of any of interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. The Department advises parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online, as moderation is not foolproof. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.
Where the Department does moderate an interactive service, it will typically provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
Website Content
Information is for the convenience of the user, and is not generally an official record of the Department. Unless specifically noted, the information on this website is not official. It is provided as a service to those seeking information about the Department and various Department activities. Policies and discussions about practices and procedures of the Department are published as a convenience to users. Although every effort is made to ensure their accuracy when placed on this website, the only official information must be provided by the appropriate units of the Department. The Department assumes no liability for any inaccuracies that the website may contain.
Content Standards
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to this site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it. You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution, as well as to its whole.
Contributions must be accurate (where they state specific facts) and be genuinely held (where they state opinions). Contributions must comply with applicable state and federal law.
Contributions must not:
  • contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
  • contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful, or inflammatory;
  • promote sexually explicit material;
  • be likely to deceive any person;
  • promote violence;
  • promote any illegal activity;
  • be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • promote discrimination based on age, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion, or sexual orientation;
  • infringe any copyright, database right, service mark or trademark of any other person or entity;
  • be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
  • be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
  • give the impression that they emanate from the Department, if this is not the case; and
  • advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse
Suspension and Termination
The Department will determine, in its sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Terms of Use through your use of its site. When a breach of these Terms of Use has occurred, it may take such action as it deems appropriate, including, but not limited to, taking all or any of the following actions:
  • issue of a written warning to you;
  • immediate, temporary, or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the site;
  • immediate, temporary, or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the site;
  • initiate legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
  • take any other further legal action against you;
  • disclose such information to law enforcement authorities, as reasonably necessary.
The Department hereby excludes and disclaims liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms of Use.
Membership Obligations
Where you have joined this website as a member you undertake to inform the Department immediately of any claim or action against you for any use of this website and, on request from the Department, to immediately cease the act complained of. You agree to inform the Department immediately of any changes affecting your registration details. It is your obligation to ensure that your registration details are kept up to date.
You may terminate your membership of this website at any time by giving the Department reasonable notice by e-mail to You should clearly state your name, username (if any) and registration details (if any) and the name of this website on all communications.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Department and its Affiliates harmless, and keep the Department and its Affiliates fully and effectively indemnified in respect of all losses, costs (including legal and professional fees), damages, monies paid in settlement, and other liabilities whatsoever, arising out of or in connection with a breach of these Terms of Use.
Whilst the Department has taken reasonable care in compiling this website, it is not responsible for any action taken by any person or organization, wherever they are based, as a result, direct or otherwise, of information contained in or accessed through this website, whether such information is provided by the Department or by a third party. Nothing on this website should be construed as the giving of advice or the making of any recommendation, and this website should not be relied upon as the basis for any decision or action. As a result of ongoing medical advances and developments, the information on this website may not always be completely up to date and, for this reason, such information is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis.
Department Liability
To the extent permitted by law, the Department and its Affiliates hereby expressly exclude:
  • All conditions, warranties, and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law, or the law of equity; and
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with its website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of its website; any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation: any liability for (i) loss of income or revenue, (ii) loss of business, (iii) loss of profits or contracts, (iv) loss of anticipated savings, (v) loss of data, (vi) loss of goodwill, (vii) wasted management or office time, and (viii) for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
The Department does not warrant that functions contained in this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Department reserves any and all intellectual property rights to its website, and in the material published on it, including, without limitation, all documents, files, text, images, feeds, audio files, podcasts, video files, flash tutorials, graphics, devices, and code contained in it and in this website's general "look and feel” is owned by the Department and its Affiliates (as defined below). These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You are authorized to make a single copy and to print extracts or documents from this website (except for any third party owned content, which has been identified as such) for your non-commercial use provided any such copy or print retains all copyright or other proprietary notices and any disclaimer contained within them. All Department names, logos, service marks, and trademarks may not be used or reproduced without the prior written consent of the Department. Its status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on its site must always be acknowledged.
Other than as specifically mentioned above, reproduction of part or all of the contents of this website in any form, including framing, creating any derivative work based on this website and or its content, incorporation into other websites, electronic retrieval systems or publications is prohibited. You may not use any diagrams, illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. No links to this website may be included in any other website without the prior written permission of the Department.
The Department cannot guarantee that you have any right to use third party owned content which is available on this website and you must obtain permission from the third party owner before using or downloading such content. Content which is copyright protected may not be changed nor may any author attribution notice or copyright notice appearing on such content be altered without first obtaining the appropriate consents.
Except for the limited permission set out above, nothing on this website should be construed as granting any other right or license.
All product names referred to on this website are registered service marks and/or trademarks of the Department and its Affiliates, except for those marks which are indicated as owned by other companies and all rights are reserved.
From time to time, people ask to use content, including graphics, contained on this site for other purposes. The design of this site and the original content provided are protected by registered service mark. For requests to use any part of this site please contact the web team at or by mail at:
KCPD Media Unit
1125 Locust St.
Kansas City, MO 64106.
right to use information supplied by user
In the event that you submit any material for inclusion on this website (including, without limitation, personal information, know-how, comments, ideas, questions, techniques, abstracts or similar), you agree (i) that such material will not be deemed to be confidential; (ii) that such material will not be deemed to be proprietary; and (iii) to grant to the Department an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, disclose, copy, modify, adapt, publicly display, and translate all or any of such material for any purpose whatsoever without restriction. The Department reserves the right, in is sole and absolute discretion, to remove or delete, without notice, any material you submit for inclusion on this website. The Department also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to its website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. The Department processes any information about you in accordance with its Privacy Policy.
viruses, hacking, and other offenses
You must not misuse the Department website by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website, the server on which the website is stored, or any other server, computer, and/or database connected to the Department website. You must not attack the Department website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under applicable state and federal laws. The Department will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Department website will cease immediately.
The Department will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of its website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. In accordance with good computing practice, you are advised to virus check all materials and/or content accessed and/or downloaded from this website using commercially available, up to date virus checking software.
Linking to this Website
You may not link to the website homepage without first obtaining prior written consent of the Department. Following such consent, any such link must be presented in a way that is fair and legal, and does not damage the Department’s reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on the part of the Department where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
The Department website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of its website other than the home page following written consent from the Department referred to above. The Department reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with this Legal Notice.
Third-Party Websites and Content
This website may contain third-party-owned content (e.g. articles, image libraries, data feeds or abstracts), and may also include hypertext links to third-party-owned websites. The Department provides such third-party content and links as a courtesy to its users. Links are provided for your information only. The Department has no control over any third-party-owned websites or content referred to, accessed by, or available on this website and, therefore, the Department does not endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such third-party websites or content or for the availability of such websites. In particular, the Department does not accept any liability arising out of any allegation that any third-party-owned content (whether published on this, or any other, website) infringes the intellectual property rights of any person or any liability arising out of any information or opinion contained on such third-party website or content.
Chages to this Website
The Department reserves the right to change any part of this website and/or this legal notice at any time without notice. Any changes to this legal notice shall take effect from the next time you access this website. You are expected to check this Legal Notice from time to time to take notice of any change made, as they are binding on you. Notwithstanding the above, the Department shall not be obliged to keep this website up to date. If the need arises, it may suspend access to this website, or close it indefinitely.
Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
The Missouri courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Department website, although the Department retains the right to bring proceedings against any user for breach of these conditions in another state or country of residence. These Terms of Use are governed by Missouri law.
Not Official Notice or Service
Communications sent via the internet or through this web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Kansas City Missouri Police Department, or any of its officers, agents or employees, where notice to the Department is required by any law, rule, regulation or contract.
References to "Department" and "we/us/our” are references to the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and its affiliates. In these Terms of Use “Affiliates” means, namely, the Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri, and any partner agencies, entities, or other organizations, relationally established by agreement, contract, or memorandum of understanding.

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