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1912 Holiday Lane | West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: (417) 256-
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CHIEF OF POLICE: JEFF HEAD
ASST. CHIEF: GEORGE BUEHLER
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Interacting with you as a resident of West Plains is one of the most important things we do. The more information you can access through Police Department bulletins, special events and other resources, the safer the choices you can make. The more information you can provide to us by staying aware, reporting a crime or spotting a suspect, the better we can protect you.
Your safety is the reason we’re here, so we provide real-
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Periodically, the West Plains Police Department seeks the assistance of the public in helping solve cases. View our active case file to see if you can help.
This list is intended for reference only and no liability is assumed or implied for names which may appear herein. Please request information from the West Plains Police Department regarding official warrant information.
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"It was with great honor that we recognize Gene Stanley for his 32 years of loyal and dedicated service to the citizens of West Plains and The State of Missouri. We, the Officers and Members of The West Plains Police Department, presented a plaque as a symbol of appreciation and friendship to him. We wish Gene all the best in his retirement.
Gene served the citizens of West Plains from 1984 to 2016 as a Reserve Officer.
"It was with great honor that we recognize Bruce Vincent for his 27 years of loyal and dedicated service to the citizens of West Plains and The State of Missouri. We, the Officers and Members of The West Plains Police Department, presented a plaque as a symbol of appreciation and friendship to him. We wish Bruce all the best in his retirement.
Bruce served the citizens of West Plains from 1989 to 2016 as a Reserve Officer.
Children will be educated in all areas of safety, including roadway safety, fire safety, gun safety, water safety and bicycle safety aspects. Several interactive activities are planned, along with viewing of emergency services vehicles and visiting with emergency services personnel. Howell County Health Department personnel will be doing free Child Passenger Safety checks of car seats, so stop by for your free inspection to ensure that your seat is properly installed, and that your child is riding safely in the car. Children will also have the opportunity to be palm printed for identification purposes.
West Plains National Guard Armory
Saturday, May 9, 2016
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
WP Police Chief Jeff Head -
WP Officer Charles Brotherton -
HC Fire Chief Joe Auffert -
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Sex Offenders. Murderers. Drug Dealers. Thieves.
Many of these offenders are in our communities, near our playgrounds, and around our homes. With many cases, it can be months or years before these fugitives are arrested. And some will strike again. But with your help, we can stop these offenders and bring them to justice. NOW.
Missouri Most Wanted features dangerous fugitives from across the state who pose an active risk to public safety through:
These cases are shared by law enforcement across Missouri to enlist the public’s help in finding these criminals.