Overland Park Police’s 2021 report shows uptick in traffic citations, sharp decline in calls south of I-435

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The Overland Park Police Department released their 2021 annual report in late February. It found there was a rise in traffic citations, but a decrease in vehicle accidents from 2020. It also found theft to be the most common offense last year, though calls overall fell sharply in the division that handles areas of the city south of I-435. File photo.

The Overland Park Police Department has released its 2021 annual report and will present it to a city council committee on Wednesday.

Below the Post has compiled three key takeaways from the department’s report for last year.