Who We Are

The Shawnee Police Department achieved accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in May of 2019.

The Police Department has three Divisions: Administration, Patrol and Support Services.

Administration Division - Office of the Chief of Police & Deputy Police Chief, the Professional Development Bureau, and is supported by other professionals.

Patrol Division - Primary functions are calls for service, crisis situations, district patrol, traffic safety, S.T.A.R. Team, Community Service Officers and an embedded Mental Health Co-responder.

Support Services Division - Comprised of several units and bureaus which support all functions of the Police Department. Includes Investigations Bureau, Staff Services Bureau, Community Outreach Relations & Engagement (CORE), Records, Property/Evidence, & Dispatch.

The Shawnee Police Department has 119 full-time employees, 97 of those are commissioned Police Officers.

  • 1 Police Chief 
  • 1 Deputy Police Chief 
  • 2 Majors 
  • 5 Captains 
  • 14 Sergeants 
  • 74 Police Officers

The Police Department also has a support staff comprised of:

  • 8 Dispatchers
  • 3 Lead Dispatchers
  • 2 Community Service Officers - Animal Control
  • 3 Police Services Technicians - Records
  • 1 Police Services Technician - Property Control
  • 1 Police Services Technician - Property Control/Quartermaster
  • 1 Police Services Supervisor
  • 1 Crime Analyst
  • 1 Administrative Coordinator
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