Last month’s search for a 19-year-old woman who appeared to have vanished after she left her family a frightening phone message involved 63 Overland Park police officers who logged a total of about 789 hours of overtime.
The city reported the total cost of that overtime Wednesday: Almost $36,000.
Aisha Khan eventually was found safe and no charges will be filed, police said. They determined that it was a family matter and will say no more.
Police also said Wednesday that they will not take legal action seeking to recover the search costs from Khan or her family. The family, which had offered a $10,000 reward in the search, announced after she was found that they would donate half of the money to police or a law-enforcement charity, and half to other charities.