Investigations Division

The Paola Police Department Investigations Division is under the Command of Captain Kevin Colwell. The division has two full time Detectives. Captain Kevin Colwell started his Law Enforcement Career in 1989 as a Patrolman for the Paola Police Department. Throughout his Law Enforcement career he has served in various positions to include Patrolman, D.A.R.E. Instructor, Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, and Detective Lieutenant. Captain Colwell oversees all narcotic investigations for the Department. He has served as Captain since 1997. Sergeant Marc Miller is also currently in the Investigations Division.


The Investigations Division is responsible for the investigation of Felony Crimes and serious Misdemeanors. This division is also responsible for the handling of all evidence that is seized
by the Paola Police Department.

For More Information

You can contact the Police Captain at (913)259-3637 or the Detective for the Investigations Division at:
Paola Police Investigations Division
Paola Justice Center
805 N. Pearl
Paola, KS 66071
Ph: (913) 259-3631
Fx: (913) 259-3639
Tips: (913) 259-3647