Russell Police Department

  • Agency: Russell Police Department
  • Address: 339 East 8th Street, Russell, 67665 KS
  • Chief: Larry Vaughan (Chief of Police)
Phone: 785-483-2121
Fax: 785-483-6360

Russell Police Department is located at 339 East 8th Street, Russell, 67665 KS. The Chief of Police of the department is Larry Vaughan. The Russell Police Department phone number is 785-483-2121.

Russell Police Department News

On June 1st, 2018, Russell Police Officer Brandy Crawford completed required 14 week basic training at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Hutchinson, Kansas. Brandy was part of the 250th Basic Training Class where 67 law enforcement officers from throughout the State of Kansas also completed the basic training to become Certified Law Enforcement Officers. The completion of the basic training was highlighted with a Commencement Ceremony held at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. Attending the Commencement Ceremony was Brandy's husband Brad, and family. Police Chief Dale Weimaster was also in attendance. Congratulations Brandy!

E. State Street and E. 5th Street Bridges Closed May 29th Please be advised that beginning Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the bridge on E. State Street and the bridge on E. 5th Street will be closed while bridge repairs are made. The temporary closure is expected until June 18 2018, weather permitting. Once the E. State Street and E. 5th Street bridges are reopened, the bridge on E. 7th Street will be closed while repairs are made. The project is expected to be completed by July 18, 2018. The traveling public should use caution and avoid driving in the area if possible. The City of Russell regrets any inconvenience this may cause to the public while these improvements are made. If there are any questions, please call the Public Works Department at 785-483-6311.

REMINDER: Between 1pm and 2pm today, the new outdoor warning siren controllers will be tested. Each siren will be individually activated with the siren sounding for approximately 90 seconds.

Police Department 339 E. 8th Street Russell, KS 67665 Phone: (785) 483-2121 Fax: (785) 483-6360 For Immediate Release Contact: Dale Weimaster, Chief of Police Phone: (785) 483-2121 dale@russellcity.org On March 14th, 2018, approximately 12:00 noon, the City of Russell will be testing the “Outdoor Warning Siren System” within the City Russell. This test will be for maintenance of the siren system. In case of inclement weather, the sirens will not be tested and will be rescheduled for a later date.

PLEASE BE AWARE! With a forecasted snow storm that could impede traffic, and cause difficulty in clearance of streets, there could be a declaration of a Traffic Emergency in the City of Russell. As the result of a possible Traffic Emergency, parking upon the following listed streets, designated as emergency snow routes, in the City of Russell, Kansas would be prohibited until this traffic emergency is terminated. • Copeland Street from Wichita Avenue to Wisconsin Street • Lincoln Street from Wichita Avenue to 15th Street • Wisconsin Street from Van Houten to Copeland Street • 15th Street from Van Houten Street to Copeland Street • Ash Street from Wichita Avenue to Dorrance Street • Jewell Street from Fossil Street to Maple Street • Maple Street from Jewell Street to Luray Street • Luray Street from Maple Street to Kansas Street • Kansas Street from Luray Street to Jewell Street Think ahead and move vehicles off streets in these areas while the weather is calm.

911 and Russell County Communication admin lines are functioning.

911 services restored. AT&T still working to make repairs. Non-emergency calls please continue calling 785.483.7184 or 785.483.7185

Russell County Communications phone lines are down, to include 911. AT&T has been notified, and we are told this is affecting multiple counties. Please use the alternate numbers of 785.483.7184 or 785.483.7185 to reach Russell County Communications - for police, fire, or EMS. We will advise when AT&T has the issue corrected. Please share to reach as many people as possible. Thank you,.

Something to keep in mind; With a forecast of a possible winter storm that could impede traffic, and cause difficulty in clearance of streets, there could be a declaration of a Traffic Emergency in the City of Russell. As the result of a possible Traffic Emergency, parking upon the following listed streets, designated as emergency snow routes, in the City of Russell, Kansas would be prohibited until this traffic emergency is terminated. • Copeland Street from Wichita Avenue to Wisconsin Street • Lincoln Street from Wichita Avenue to 15th Street • Wisconsin Street from Van Houten to Copeland Street • 15th Street from Van Houten Street to Copeland Street • Ash Street from Wichita Avenue to Dorrance Street • Jewell Street from Fossil Street to Maple Street • Maple Street from Jewell Street to Luray Street • Luray Street from Maple Street to Kansas Street • Kansas Street from Luray Street to Jewell Street Think ahead and move vehicles off streets in these areas while the weather is calm.

Office of Jennifer Duffy, Executive Director On behalf of the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police it has been brought to our attention that citizens of the state of Kansas have been receiving phone calls from an unknown telemarketing company claiming to be representing the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police. The KACP currently DOES NOT have anyone working on our behalf to solicit funding through telemarketing. Please DO NOT give out personal information or money to anyone claiming to be with the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police. If you have donated funds or have received a call – we encourage you to reach out to your local law enforcement.