Onaga is a small town of about 700 people, nestled in the rolling Flint Hills of Kansas that sits along the waters of the Vermillion River. Onaga is a great place to raise a family. A great school system and the City is located within 50 miles of either Topeka or Manhattan. Onaga has the conveniences in town that you need, but with all the benefits of small town rural America.

Onaga Police Department

The Onaga Police Department is committed to working in partnership with our community to improve the quality of life in our city. We are charged with upholding the laws of the City of Onaga, State of Kansas, and tenets of the Constitution and will do so with integrity and honesty.

Everyone will be treated with compassion and respect without bias. We will be accountable for our actions. Our effectiveness will be measured by the absence of fear in our neighborhoods and our ability to work in partnership with our community.

City of Onaga Chief of Police -Dan Costlow
Non-Emergency Police Report -(785) 457-3353
Onaga Police Department -(785)-456-3176
Onaga Police Officer Cell -(785) 456-3176

If your call is unanswered, please leave a detailed message including name, address, phone number, and situation of concern. An officer will return your call as soon as possible.

Support Services:

  • Animal Control – Animal Control Officers are responsible for enforcing various City Ordinances regarding animals including the leash law, vaccination and licensing requirements, and checking on neglected or abused animals. Animal Control Officers can issue citations for violations in these cases. They also pick up loose animals and injured animals with no identifiable owner. Onaga Animal Control strongly urges pet owners to spay or neuter their pets. Animal Control also promotes responsible pet ownership through education efforts and advocacy.
  • Code Enforcement – Code Enforcement is responsible for inspecting property in an effort to ensure a safe, sanitary, and clean city while reducing the appearance of delapidation and blight. Code Enforcement Officers enforce City Ordinances related to weeds and grass, rubbish and trash, outdoor storage, unsecured structures, dilapidated structures and other ordinances targeted at improving the quality of life in Onaga, Kansas.
  • Mission of Code Enforcement – The goal of Code Enforcement is to be proactive and responsive to the needs of the citizens of the City of Onaga while enforcing City Ordinances. Compliance with these Ordinances ensures that the City neighborhoods are clean, safe places to live, work, and play. It also helps reduce vandalism, deter crime, and maintain property values.

Source: City of Onaga (http://www.cityofonaga.com/)