The Sheriff’s Warrant Unit is primarily charged with searching out, detecting, and apprehending persons wanted by written order of the Johnson County District Court. The unit is currently staffed by one Lieutenant, one Sergeant, seven Deputies, and three Clerical Staff.
Currently, there are approximately 9500 active Felony, Misdemeanor, and Civil arrest warrants maintained by the unit. The Warrant Unit is also tasked with attempting arrest warrants within Johnson County from other agencies nationwide as well as coordinating the extradition efforts of fugitives wanted by the Johnson County District Court who have been located outside the State of Kansas.
Last year, the Warrant Unit received approximately 9300 active arrest warrants for service. Approximately
9000 warrants were returned to the issuing courts due to apprehension of the wanted person or for other reasons orderd by the court.
If you have any information concerning the whereabouts, or any other information concerning a wanted person please call (913) 715-5212.