Command Staff

Chief Rob Moser
Chief Rob MoserChief Rob Moser began his career as a Shawnee Police Officer in 1992. Throughout his career, Rob has served in various capacities and in all divisions of the Police Department, with an emphasis on criminal interdiction, tactical operations and professional standards. Rob was promoted to the ranks of Sergeant in 1997, Lieutenant in 2001, Captain in 2007 and to Deputy Chief in 2011 where he served until his appointment to Chief of Police in May of 2015. 

Prior to his employment with the City, Chief Moser earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Central Missouri. In 2006, he graduated from UCM with a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Chief Moser is a 2007 graduate of the 230th session of the FBI National Academy, and a 2014 graduate of the Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership Program. He has been a resident of Shawnee since 1992 and is past President of the Shawnee Rotary Club.



Deputy Chief Sam Larson
Deputy Chief Sam LarsonDeputy Chief Sam Larson joined the Shawnee Police Department in 1999. He served as a Patrol Officer, Traffic Safety Officer, STAR Team Officer, and Detective while an Officer on the Department. In 2005, Sam was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He has served as a Sergeant in Patrol, General Assignment Investigations, and in Dispatch / Technical Services. In 2014, Sam was promoted to Captain. Another promotion followed in 2015 to the rank of Major and he was assigned to the Patrol Division then Support Services Division.  In 2019, he was promoted to Deputy Chief. 

Major Larson graduated from Washburn University with an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas and is a 2017 graduate of the Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership Program. He is scheduled to attend the 277th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA in 2019.  Sam is a member and past President of the Kiwanis Club of Shawnee. Major Larson is a lifelong resident of Shawnee. 
Major Ben Mendoza
Major Ben MendozaMajor Ben Mendoza has served the City of Shawnee as a Police Officer since 1997 where served as a Patrol Officer and Detective. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in December 2009. During his tenure with the City, Ben has served as a Patrol Sergeant, Tactical Team Leader and an Investigations Sergeant.   He has also been involved with numerous training and leadership initiatives as well as the Kansas City Metro Squad and the Johnson County Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Team. In 2015, Ben was promoted to the rank of Captain and served as a Commander in the Special Operations Bureau, Staff Services Bureau in 2016, and Patrol Bureau in 2018 until promoted to the rank of Major in 2019. Major Mendoza is currently serving as the Patrol  Division Commander. 

Major Mendoza has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Avila College and will completed the Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership course in 2019 . He has been a resident of Shawnee since 1990.
Major Jason Brunner
Major Jason BrunnerMajor Jason Brunner has served the City of Shawnee as a Police Officer since 2006, where he served in Road Patrol, Investigations, and the Special Investigations Unit. Jason was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Patrol division in April 2014. In June 2015, Jason was promoted to the rank of Captain where he has served as the Road Patrol Bureau Commander,  the Commander of the Investigations Bureau and the Staff Services Commander.  In May of 2019, Jason was promoted to Major and currently serves as the Support Services Division Commander.

Major Brunner received his Bachelor's Degree of General Studies from the University of Kansas, his Master’s Degree of Organizational Administration from Mid America Nazarene University and holds a Certified Public Managers (CPM) certification from the University of Kansas.  Major Brunner and his family are residents of Shawnee.
Captain Jim Baker
Captain Jim BakerCaptain Jim Baker started his career with the Shawnee Police Department on January 4, 1999. Prior to coming to Shawnee Jim was a Police Officer for the City of Roeland Park. He served in Investigations from 2002 to 2005, as well as serving as a member of the STAR Team and as a Field Training Officer. Captain Baker was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on June 11, 2007 where he served as a supervisor in both Patrol and the Traffic Unit. Jim was promoted to the rank of Captain in April of 2017 and has been the commander of the Road Patrol Bureau, the Investigations Bureau, and is currently serving as the Staff Services Bureau Commander.

Jim earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Mid America Nazarene University in 2018 and earned the designation of Certified Public Manager through the University of Kansas in 2018.  Jim is a long time Shawnee resident.
Captain Steve Walsh
Captain Steve WalshCaptain Steve Walsh began his career as a Shawnee Police Officer in 1999.  Steve started out in patrol where he served as a field training officer.  He worked a one year rotation as a DUI enforcement officer in 2003.  He transferred to the traffic safety unit full time in 2005 where he became a certified motorcycle officer and Traffic Crash Reconstructionist.  Steve was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2015 where he was assigned to the Patrol Division.  Later in 2015 he was transferred back to the Traffic Safety Unit as the Traffic Sergeant.  In 2019 Steve was promoted to the rank of Captain and was assigned to the Investigations Bureau, where he currently serves.

Captain Walsh graduated from University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice.  He was born and raised in Shawnee, and is a current member of the Kiwanis Club of Shawnee. 

Captain Matt Seichepine
Captain Matt SeichepineCaptain Matt Seichepine has served the City of Shawnee as a Police Officer since 2008. He has served as a Patrol Officer, Directed Patrol Unit Officer and General Assignment Detective. In 2015, Matt was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where he served as a Road Patrol Sergeant and Investigations Sergeant. In 2019, Matt was promoted to Captain where he currently serves as Commander of the Professional Development Bureau.

Captain Seichepine graduated from the University of Kansas with his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies. He is currently completing his Master of Public Administration degree at KU and is a Shawnee resident. 
Captain Shaun Miller
Captain Shaun MillerCaptain Shaun Miller has served the City of Shawnee as a Police Officer since 2003.  As an Officer, he has served in Road Patrol, Investigations and Special Investigations.  In 2014, Shaun was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where he served in Patrol and later in Communications/Technical Services.  In 2019, Shaun was promoted to the rank of Captain as Commander of the Special Operations Bureau where he currently serves.

Captain Miller received his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Washburn University.  He was raised in Shawnee and has been a lifelong resident in the area. 
Captain Corey Wilburn
Captain Corey WilburnCaptain Corey Wilburn has served the City of Shawnee as a Police Officer since 1996.  During his time with the city, Corey has served as a patrol officer, Criminal Interdiction Unit, School Resource Officer and Detective.  Corey is a current member of the Kansas City Metro Squad and the Johnson County Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Team.  Corey was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Patrol Bureau in August 2017.  In May 2019, Corey was promoted to Captain as the Patrol Bureau Commander where he is currently serving. 
 
Captain Wilburn received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Missouri Western State University.