We are committed to working in partnership with our diverse citizens so together we may enhance community trust, reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and promote safety.


The police department is charged with:

  • Maintaining law and order
  • Protecting persons and property
  • Apprehending persons suspected of committing criminal acts
  • Directing and controlling traffic
  • Investigating and enforcing laws of the State of Kansas and city ordinances

The officers of the South Hutchinson Police Department take pride in serving our community and strive to make our city a safe haven for visitors and residents every day.

Contact Info

Darrin Pickering
Police Chief
10 E. Blanchard Ave.
(620) 560-6251
Visit Website

Lance Hirt
10 E. Blanchard Ave.
(620) 560-6251
Visit Website

SHPD Challenge Coin