Police Department

Our Purpose
The mission of the Jefferson City Police Department is to serve the community with honor and integrity; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against oppression and intimidation and the peaceful against violence or disorder; to enhance the quality of life with dedication, compassion and pride and to respect the constitutional rights of all to liberty, equality and justice.

What We Do
The Jefferson City Police Department provides the community with a full range of police services, including receiving and responding to emergency and non emergency calls for service, performing directed activities, and solving neighborhood problems.

The Jefferson City Police Department is divided into three major divisions which include the Operations Division, Special Services Division, and Support Services Division. The department includes an Office of Professional Standards, the primary proponent within the department for hiring and training new police department employees and overseeing their ongoing professional activities.

The Public Information Officer, serves as the liaison within the Police Department for resource groups and community services organizations throughout the City. Members or officers of any official or unofficial organization or community, such as the NAACP, ADA resource groups, LGBTQ, religious organizations, etc., may contact the the Public Information Officer at 573-634-6400 for information or assistance.

Contact Information
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Business offices closed on City Holidays (non-essential personnel).
Phone: (573) 634-6400
Fax: (573) 634-8726