POLICE DEPARTMENT PATROL STAFF:
Robert Poppa, Asst. Chief, #821

Carey Monaghan, Officer #824

Christopher Petesch, Officer #825


Contact:  (785) 863-9257 office


POLICE DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF:
Dennis Reiling, Judge
Lee Hendricks, Prosecutor
Patty Hamm, Court Clerk

COURT COSTS:
Municipal Court is held the first Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at City Hall, 212 W. Washington Street, Oskaloosa, KS.   In addition to court fines, each defendant must pay court costs. City Ordinance No. 2013-9-112 establishes such costs at $108.00 effective 04/14/16. 

CODE ENFORCEMENT:
The City patrol staff are also in charge of the City's Code Enforcement. Code Enforcement consist of weeds/grass, yard conditions, structure conditions, abandoned vehicles, nuisances, etc. Patrol staff will issue code violation notifications to residences with a deadline for compliance. All non-compliance issues will be forwarded to the City Attorney for court action.


NOTE:
A reminder the Oskaloosa Police Department consist of part-time officers. Outside of regular business hours Monday through Friday, citizens are welcome to leave a message at the above-listed cell phone numbers and staff will return the call when available. Thank you.

​NEW CURFEW ORDINANCE!!! (Effective 06/22/23)

It shall be unlawful for any person under eighteen (18) years of age to loiter, lounge, wander, joyride or play in or upon any public street, alley, public park, square or municipal parking lot or any sidewalk appurtenant thereto within the City after the hour of 12:00 midnight and before the hour of 5:30 a.m.


Exceptions: The curfew restrictions set out in 12-302 shall not apply under the following circumstances:

  • City sponsored or approved events which occur during this timeframe;
  • When the person under the age of 18 is accompanied by his or her parent or guardian;
  • When the person under 18 years of age is attending a church or school function or other activity organized or sponsored by and under the supervision of a church or school or sponsored by parents or while returning home from any such function or activity by way of the most direct route;
  • When the person under 18 years of age is going to or from a place of lawful employment by way of the most direct route;
  • When the person under 18 years of age is engaged in normal travel through, to or from the City to another destination. 

PAUL BOLINGER, CHIEF OF POLICE, #820

CONTACT: (785) 863-9257 office
                       (785) 220-0399 cell

CITY OF OSKALOOSA POLICE DEPARTMENT

212 W. WASHINGTON STREET
PO BOX 446
CITY HALL
OSKALOOSA, KS 66066
(785) 863-9257 --phone
(785) 863-2476 --fax



IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: DIAL 911

THE CITY OF OSKALOOSA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF PAUL K. BOLINGER. PAUL HAS BEEN A PATROL OFFICER FOR THE CITY SINCE 2008 AND WAS PROMOTED TO CHIEF IN 2013. PAUL IS DEDICATED TO THE SAFETY OF THE COMMUNITY AND IS AVAILABLE TO CITIZENS WHO MIGHT HAVE SAFETY CONCERNS. TO DISCUSS ANY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ISSUES, CITIZENS MAY CONTACT PAUL AT (785) 863-9257.