Frequently Asked Questions

How many Police Officers does the Department have?
The Luther PD currently has around 12 officers.

What is a Stop, Question and Frisk encounter?
When a police officer reasonably suspects that a person has committed, is committing, or is about to commit a felony or a misdemeanor, the officer may stop, question and possibly frisk that individual.

When should I call 911?
When there is an emergency, when lives are in danger, a serious injury, a serious medical condition, a crime in progress, or any other emergency situation needing immediate attention.

What should I do if I see a crime in progress?

  • Call 911 immediately
  • Be observant and make mental notes.
  • Are there any weapons involved?
  • What is the address?
  • What are the physical characteristics such as height, weight, race, beard, or scars?
  • Clothes description
  • How many people are involved?
  • Are the persons involved on foot or in a vehicle?
  • Color and description of automobile and license if possible
  • NOTE: Remember never to get involved for your safety. Let the police officers handle the situation.

    Do I have to give my name when I call 911?
    If you wish to remain anonymous or keep information confidential, just tell the operator.

    How do I get a copy of an accident report?

  • Complete a request for a copy of Aided/Accident Record.
  • Check or money order for $8.00 payable to LUTHER PD.
  • Enclose a stamped, self addressed 9 1/2 x 4 envelope.
  • NOTE: You may appear in person at the Police Department and obtain a copy of your accident report up to 30 days of the accident date. If after 30 days, all requests must be mailed.

    How do I get a copy of an Aided or Complaint report?
    You must complete the verification of crime/lost property form. NOTE: No refunds of the search and service fee will be made in any case.

    I think I have a warrant for my arrest. How do I find out?
    You may contact the Warrant Section's Telephone Inquiry Unit at: 405-277-3833. You will be asked a series of questions and an investigator will search the records for you.

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