The Mission of every member of the Hutchinson Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Hutchinson, by working cooperatively with the citizens and within the framework of the United States Constitution and the Kansas State Constitution, to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment and satisfied citizens.
The Hutchinson Police Department employs approximately 71 sworn law enforcement officers and 32 civilian personnel.
Emergency Notification System
The City of Hutchinson and Reno County have switched from Code Red to CivicReady for their emergency notification system as of March 1, a system that will will notify residents of Reno County on flooding, severe weather, fire, etc. CivicReady will offer more advanced warning capabilities that provide geographic-based hazard warnings through text message, email, and phone calls.
You will need to sign up to receive these notifications. Citizens may sign up for the alerts at Renogov.com/CivicReady. If you are currently enrolled in the CodeRed system, you will still need to sign up for CivicReady warnings. If you have questions, you may contact Hutchinson/Reno County Emergency Communications at 620-694-2804.