Police Department


About the Department

The Independence Police Department was instituted in 1864 by a City Council decree. The Independence Police Department's mission is to ensure the security and safety of life and property for the citizens through professional and vigilant enforcement of the law; endeavoring to have the law equally applied to all.


The Independence Police Department serves the City of Independence with eleven certified officers, one certified K9 officer, K-9 Hondo, four reserve officers, and an administrative assistant.

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