Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office implementing phase 3 accident reporting

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SHAWNEE COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office announced it will be operating under phase three accident reporting as of late Tuesday night, according to a press release. Officials are preparing for inclement winter weather.

During phase three, deputies will only respond to and investigate accidents including:

  • Injury, possible injury or death to any person
  • Possible impairment of a driver due to drugs or alcohol
  • Hit and runs
  • Incidents where there is a disturbance between the parties involved
  • Any hazardous material situation.
  • When the accident results in major traffic congestion.
  • When there is damage to a vehicle to the extent that towing is required.

People are advised to call the front desk at 785-251-2200 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to report any accident that is not categorized in the above list.

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