How do I compliment an officer?

Go to the Nevada Police Department webpage at www.nevadamo.gov and click on Contact NPD – Compliment an Officer. Your comments will go directly to Graham Burnley, Chief of Police. You can also come to the front desk of the police department at 120 S. Ash, Monday through Friday 8:00 to 5:00 or call 448-5100 where your compliment will be sent to the officer’s supervisor.

How do I file a complaint?

Go to the Nevada Police Department webpage at www.nevadamo.gov and click on Contact NPD – Complaint against Officer where the complaint process is explained and a form is available that can printed, completed and brought in to the police department.  You can also come to the front desk of the police department at 120 S. Ash, Monday through Friday 8:00 to 5:00 to obtain a complaint form in person.

When can I come to the police department to get fingerprinted?

You can come to the front desk of the police department at 120 S. Ash Monday through Friday 8:00 to 5:00 to get fingerprinted.

How do I get a police report?

Incident reports can be requested at the front desk of the police department at 120 S. Ash, Monday through Friday 8:00 to 5:00.  All other report inquiries can be made at the front desk and will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

How do I get an accident report?

Accident reports can be requested at the front desk of the police department at 120 S. Ash, Monday through Friday 8:00 to 5:00.

How soon can I get my accident report?

Generally, an accident report is ready three to five days after the accident has occurred. Sometimes this process may be delayed due to the seriousness of the accident.

How do I get my property/evidence back?

Contact our evidence custodian, Detective Jens Barclay at 417-448-5100 ext. 2001, to make an appointment to pick up your property/evidence.  Our evidence custodian works Monday through Friday 8:00 to 4:00, so it will be during those days and hours that your appointment will be made.  Property/evidence cannot be released on the weekends.

How do I report a crime?

You can report a crime by calling 448-2710 and providing information to our dispatch center so that an officer may be dispatched to your location.  To report a crime in person come to the front desk of the police department and an officer will be dispatched to you.  Take note that this may require some wait time on your part, depending on how soon an officer can get to you.

What happens after my report is filed?

A report must first be completed by a patrol officer. The report is then approved by a patrol supervisor and assigned to an investigator. This process could take several days. However, if it is a serious felony case, such as a violent crime, a follow-up by a detective will be made sooner. All other cases, such as property crimes, are assigned and will be followed-up depending on the solvability of the case. Factors that influence the solvability of a case are suspect information, physical evidence, etc.

When are 911 calls appropriate?

For any in-progress crime, serious accident, emergency, or medical emergency, call 911. For other past-tense crimes, minor accidents, or non-emergencies, call the police department’s non-emergency line at 448-2710. Do not call 911 to ask for directions, complain about an officer, inquire about the status of a case, ask for an officer, or any other non-emergency issue. These calls should be made to 448-2710.

What do I do if I am in an accident?

If you are in a non-injury accident with minimal damage, pull off the roadway and call the police department at 448-2710. While you are waiting for an officer to arrive, if other drivers are involved, exchange information with them. Have your insurance card and driver’s license available for the officer. If you are in an injury accident, call 911 immediately and wait for officers to arrive.

Who do I contact to get information on starting a Neighborhood Watch Program?

Contact Officer Lukas Gibson at 448-5100 ext. 2122.