For non-emergencies, call (417) 736-4000. You may also dial 911 if you need an officer to respond immediately.

Strafford Police Department
125 S. Jefferson Street / PO Box 66
Strafford, MO 65757

Gun Locks

The Strafford Police Department participates in the statewide gun-lock program. Stop by the station to pick up your free gun lock today.

The Police Officers

Chief Dennis Shook – Police Chief

Sergeant Jay Munhollan – Sergeant

Officer Ryan Duey

Officer Kristen Mallory

Officer Kevin McCown

Officer Jon Beaty

Officer A.J. McCall

Justhan Webster – School Resource Officer


Mission Statement

The Strafford Police Department is committed to excellence in Law Enforcement and dedicated to the people to protect life and property, prevent crime, and reduce the fear of crime. We will provide service with understanding, respond with compassion, perform with integrity, and enforce the law with vision.

Dedicated to enhance the quality of life in the City of Strafford by working with the citizens, within the framework of the constitution to enforce laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide a safe environment.

The mission of the Strafford Police Department is to enhance safety and security through police services, which reflect our compassion and concern for the quality of life of all citizens.

The Strafford Police Department is committed to providing a safe community and improving the quality of life for all citizens. We accomplish this by delivering quality police services with equality. In partnership with the community , we reduce crime through public education, prevention, and awareness. We demand of ourselves the highest of professional standards and dedication to our core values.

The Strafford Police Department protects persons and property by providing essential law enforcement and public safety services, while promoting community involvement, stability and order through service, assistance, and visibility.

In partnership with our community, we are committed to providing the highest level of service through integrity, dedication, and professional policing in order to promote and maintain a safe and secure environment and enhance the quality of life in our community.