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
- 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.