On behalf of the Strafford Police Department, welcome to our web site.  My name is Dennis Shook and it is my honor to serve as the Chief of Police for the City of Strafford, Missouri.  The residents of Strafford can be very proud of this Department and the men and women who commit themselves to providing quality service and ensuring the safety of all. 

   The Strafford Police Department's goal is to create a safe and vibrant community by creating and fostering community partnerships.  Enhancing our past successes with community policing, the Strafford Police Department is committed to an intelligence based quality of life philosophy that proactively addresses crime and traffic through a shared relationship with residents and officers.

   I invite you to become a partner in helping our city thrive by being a caring and considerate neighbor, staying informed, and being observant.

   The members of the Strafford Police Department are striving to meet our upcoming challenges and providing the community with unsurpassed excellence in law enforcement services.

   It is my pleasure to welcome you to our web site and hope that you enjoy learning more about the Strafford Police Department.  If a member of our team may assist you, please do not hesitate to call.

Dennis Shook
Chief of Police