Police Department

This site provides an excellent opportunity in which we can share information about the activities taking place at the department. After viewing this site, we hope you will have a better knowledge of your police department and the services we provide to the community.

We constantly strive to efficiently and effectively provide proactive and responsive law enforcement support to the community, while staying focused on providing quality police services and promoting the highest quality of life and sense of safety for all residents, businesses, and visitors.

The Russell Police Department may be reached via telephone at 785-483-2121. Dispatchers are available at this number 24 hours a day. Russell/Russell County residents who wish to report an emergency should dial 911.


The Russell Police Department is a full-service, municipal police organization, consisting of 8 full-time personnel, serving in four operating divisions:
  • Police Operations
  • Animal Control 
  • Records Management

Police Vehicles in Parade