Mar 25, 2020 10:18 PM

Police implementing measures to protect officers

Posted Mar 25, 2020 10:18 PM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Because of COVID-19 concerns, the Hutchinson Police Department is moving to Tier II of its response plan at midnight tonight. Please understand that the safety of the community is their first and greatest concern.

The Hutchinson Police Department will continue to respond to all crimes in progress. All other calls for service will be handled over the telephone.

HPD will continue to respond to injury accidents or alcohol-related accidents. If you are involved in a non-injury accident where the vehicles are operable and there is no alcohol or drug use suspected, then please move your vehicles to a safe area and exchange information required by your insurance carrier.

HPD is not allowing walk-in reporting at the LEC. If you need assistance, please contact them at 620-694-2816.

The men and women of the Hutchinson Police Department will continue to serve this community with steadfast dedication. Together, we will remain Hutch Strong.