THE KANSAS MISSING PERSONS' CLEARINGHOUSE
What follows is an abbreviated version of the Kansas Statutes governing
missing persons in Kansas:
- Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is the central repository
for reports of missing persons.
- All law enforcement agencies shall report missing persons
and unidentified bodies to KBI. There is NO
waiting period to report a missing person.
- Information about missing persons is available to all law
- Reports of missing children shall be entered immediately
into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) computer
and into the KBI system.
- If law enforcement willfully fails to make a report when
a person is reported missing, the agency shall be liable for payment
of a civil penalty, not to exceed $500.
Other Related Statutes
- KSA 21-3106
- Time Limitations
- KSA 21-3612
- Contributing to a child's misconduct or deprivation
- KSA 21-3827
- Criminal disclosure of a warrant
- KSA 38-1002
- Interstate compact on juveniles
- KSA 38-1301 through KSA 38-1326
- Child custody jurisdiction
- KSA 72-53,106
- Pupil identification; proof required upon first enrollment in a school; duties of schools
and law enforcement agencies
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