Warrant Unit

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 Captain, two Sergeants, seven Deputies, and two Clerical Staff.  

Currently, there are approximately 7600 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 6500 active arrest warrants for service. Approximately 4800 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.