Independence, MO Police

Independence, Missouri Jail and Mugshot Information

Independence, Missouri, is a city located near the border of Missouri and Kansas, and it has a population of 117,306 people. Independence is located in Jackson County. Independence has a council-manager form of government. The Mayor of the city is Eileen Weir. The City Manager is Zachary C. Walker.

City of Independence
City Hall
111 E Maple Ave
Independence, MO 64050
816-325-7000

Independence City Website

Eileen Weir, Mayor
816-325-7027
EWeir@indepmo.org

Zachary C. Walker, City Manager
816-325-7170

For the year 2016, Independence had a crime index of 426.4, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 280.5. During that year, there were 9 murders, 49 rapes, 140 robberies, and 403 assaults. There were also 891 reported burglaries, 4,542 reported thefts, 956 reported auto thefts, and 15 reported arsons. As of January 2019, there were 377 registered sex offenders living in Independence. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 315 to 1.

In the year 2016, there were 7,348 crimes reported in Independence, which gave the city a crime rate of 6,277 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Missouri state crime rate of 3,364 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,745 per 100,000 persons. Property crime was the most common crime in Independence.

Independence, Missouri Police Station Information

The Independence Police Department is located on Memorial Drive, and the Chief of Police is Brad Halsey. Divisions within the department include administration, investigations, patrol, special operations, and support services.

Independence Police Department
223 N Memorial Dr
Independence, MO 64050
816-325-7300

Independence Police Dept
Independence Police Facebook

The Detention Unit is located on the premises with the police department and is a 19 bed facility. Inmates that are held longer than 36 hours are transferred to the Johnson County Jail.

Detention Unit
816-325-7247

Independence Support Division

Police Records Requests in Independence, Missouri

Police records may be requested from the Records Unit.

Records Unit
816-325-7305

Independence Records Unit

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