As long as you are in the unincorporated part of the county and you have permission from the landowner. Remember to be safe and consider the direction of the round being fired. If any people, dwellings, businesses or livestock are within striking distance of the rounds being fired, it is advisable to find a different location. IT IS A VIOLATION OF STATE LAW TO HUNT OR DISCHARGE A FIREARM ON ANY COUNTY ROADWAY INCLUDING ROAD SIGNS.
Currently, there is no leash law in the unincorporated area of Johnson County. If you reside in the City of De Soto or the City of Edgerton there is an ordinance where you have to have a canine on a leash. If you are aware your canine is aggressive it is your responsibility to keep the canine on a leash and prevent it from being aggressive to others.
The Sheriff’s Office will not pick up wild animals, but can assist by providing telephone numbers to wildlife control companies.
There is no grace period. You have an entire month to register your vehicle when the tag comes up for renewal. There are some exceptions to this rule as governed by state law but not for passenger cars, motorcycles and pick up trucks.
Copies of accident reports taken by the Sheriff’s Office may be obtained by contacting the Records Division at the Sheriff’s Office Operations Building, 27747 W. 159th Street; you will need the case number assigned to the report and the fee is $1.00. Accident reports may also be obtained from the Accident Report page.
Deputies, certified as Child Safety Seat Technicians inspect child seats by appointment only. Please, contact the Research and Planning Unit at 913-715-5598 to schedule an inspection.
No. All land in Johnson County is privately owned or otherwise not available for use for the activities described.
No, the fines and court costs are different for the District Court and the municipal courts of De Soto and Edgerton.
The Sheriff’s Office does not charge on accidental alarms.
The Sheriff’s Office will assist in opening a car with the keys locked in it. The reporting party will have to provide ownership and complete a waiver.