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For Immediate Release
Date: March 24, 2020
Contact: Sheriff Jeff Easter
Telephone: 316-660-3900

EARP and Case Desk Calls

In response to growing public health concerns related to COVID-19, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office has changed our response to certain dispatched calls. 

We will be responding to all crimes that are in progress

On March 24th, 2020, the Emergency Accident Reporting Plan (EARP) was put in effect.  If you have a non-injury accident and the vehicles are drivable, no alcohol or drugs are involved, you can print the forms from our website and complete them with your information.  The forms are located at under the COVID-19 tab.  You will need to have the following information to complete the forms:

    • Driver’s name
    • Drivers’ License Number and State of Issuance
    • Home Address, City and State
    • Phone Number
    • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) typically found on dash and insurance card
    • License Plate Number
    • Name of Insurance Company
    • Location of accident- Street Names, intersection, etc.
    • Take photos with your phone and submit those with the forms

Once the forms are completed, they can be emailed, faxed, or mailed.  If using email, please email the forms to

The forms can be mailed to:           Sheriff Case Desk , 141 W. Elm, Wichita, KS 67203

The forms can be faxed to: (316) 383-7005.

In addition to EARP, Deputies will be taking certain non-emergency reports by telephone.  However, a supervisor can always make a determination to send a deputy on a dispatched call. 

Updated information in reference to the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in response to the COVID-19 pandemic can be found at under the COVID-19 tab. The current information able to be accessed includes:

    • EARP (Emergency Accident Response Plan)
    • Detention Facility Updates
    • Fingerprints and Registered Offender Updates
    • Executive Orders by Governor Laura Kelly

If citizens have questions and concerns regarding services or access to the jail, they can contact Detention Administration at (316) 660-0900 or email those concerns to The phone line and email will be answered Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

If the public has questions that aren’t detention related they can email them to or can message us on our Facebook page.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office understands these changes impact the citizens of Sedgwick County.  We have always taken pride in our relationships with the community we serve, but we must adapt our practices to the constantly evolving COVID-19 pandemic.  Our top priority has been and will continue to be the health and safety of our staff and the citizens of Sedgwick County.