Joplin, Missouri Jail and Mugshot Information

Joplin, Missouri, is a city in southwestern Missouri, and it has a population of 52,288 people. Joplin is located in Jasper County and Newton County. Joplin has a council-manager form of government. The Mayor of the city is Gary Shaw. The City Manager is Sam Anselm.

City of Joplin
602 S Main St
Joplin, MO 64801
417-624-0820

Joplin City Website

Gary Shaw, Mayor
417-438-1919

Sam Anselm, City Manager
417-624-0820 ext 205
sanselm@joplinmo.org

For the year 2016, Joplin had a crime index of 555.0, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 280.5. During that year, there were 2 murders, 52 rapes, 72 robberies, and 203 assaults. There were also 569 reported burglaries, 2,895 reported thefts, 315 reported auto thefts, and 21 reported arsons. As of January 2019, there were 212 registered sex offenders living in Joplin. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 243 to 1.

In the year 2016, there were 4,406 crimes reported in Joplin, which gave the city a crime rate of 7,720 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 Joplin.

Joplin, Missouri Police Station Information

The Joplin Police Department is located on 3rd Street, and the Chief of Police is Matthew Stewart. Divisions within the department include investigations, patrol, special enforcement, administration, support services, and jail.

Joplin Police Department
303 E 3rd St
Joplin, MO 64801
417-623-3131

Joplin Police Dept
Joplin Police Facebook

Matthew Stewart, Chief of Police
417-623-3131 ext 696
mstewart@joplinmo.org

Active warrants for the Joplin Police Department can be viewed online.

Joplin Media Reports

The Joplin City Jail is a 60-bed facility. Shane Dotson is the Jail Administrator. Visiting hours are on Friday, from 8:30 am to 11 am, on a first come, first served basis.

Joplin City Jail

Shane Dotson, Jail Administrator
417-623-3131 ext 463
sdotson@joplinmo.org

Police Records Requests in Joplin, Missouri

Police records may be requested from the Records Division.

Joplin Records Division

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