Chief of Police
                Shawne Ross

Welcome to the Pleasant Hope Police Department
                                          MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of the Pleasant Hope Police Department is to provide law enforcement services that continue to improve the quality of life for citizens living, working or visiting the City.
In accomplishing it's mission the department acknowledges the importance of the following values and priorities in both individual employees and the overall operation. 
We believe that it is our responsibility to protect the constitutional rights of all persons and that we are accountable to the community.
We believe that crime and disorder is not only a police problem but a social problem impacting all aspects of the community and we are committed to working with the community to address these issues.
We accept our leadership role in providing for a safe community through innovative approaches in the suppression of crime, the prevention of public disorder  and in the provision of traffic safety initiatives.
We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct and  integrity.
We are commited to professionalism in our operations and are dedicated to  providing comprehensive training and support to our employees.     

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Getting to know Chief Ross:

I am a Bolivar Missouri native, where I graduated from High School in
1997.  I attended Army Basic Training and Military Police School at
Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri, where I graduated in July 2001.  After
completing Basic Training and Military Police School, I worked for
Greene County as a Correctional Officer from 2001-2004, during my time at Greene County, I was deployed on 2 tours in support of Operation, Enduring Freedom where I served 6 months in Guantanamo Bay Cuba at Camp X-Ray from January 2002-June 2002.  I served from July 2002-November 2002 at Fort Benning Georgia.  I served in Afghanistan from August 2003-May 2004 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  After returning to Missouri in May of 2004, I received my Missouri POST Certificate in September 2004.  I worked for Buffalo Missouri Police Department as a Patrol Officer from October 2004-February 2006.  I worked for Hollister Missouri Police Department as a Patrol Officer from May 2008-March 2011.  My family and I moved back to Bolivar in August 2012 and I was hired as a Reserve Officer by Pleasant Hope in December 2012.  I was sworn in as Chief of Police in Pleasant Hope, Missouri in January 2013.

I am very proud to serve the citizens of Pleasant Hope as their Police
Chief and I look forward to continuing to make the City of Pleasant
Hope a great place for its citizens to work and live.  Please do not
hesitate to call me if you have any questions or concerns.

                                    Thank you
                                    Shawne Ross
                                    Chief of Police

Getting to Know you
Chief Ross visiting with the staff and children at Hope House 
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Joe Ferzely
Pleasant Hope Reserve Police Officers

​2015 Court Dates all will be at 9:30 and at Polk County Courthouse
January 14th 2015
February 18th 2015
March 11th 2015
April 8th 2015
May 13th 2015
June 10th 2015
July 8th 2015
August 12th 2015
September 9th 2015
October 14th 2015
November 18th 2015
December 9th 2015

Notice of traffic enforcement grant.
         Bobby Smith
The Police Department is now on facebook at City of Pleasant Hope Police Department.

We are participating in a DWI grant from May 1-May 12 2015.

The Police Department would also like to congratulate all of the
upcoming graduates, please remember to drive safely and responsibly!

June 2015 Police Report

06/01/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/01/15-Traffic Stop-Citation x 2
06/01/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/01/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/01/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/02/15-Dispatched to Carolyn for Well being Check-
Handled by Officer
06/02/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/03/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/03/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/03/15-Traffic Stop/Assist Polk County-Handled by 
06/03/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/05/15-Dispatched to Cowden Street in reference to 
Civil Assist-Handled by Officer
06/05/15-Dispatched to Main Street in reference to 
Well Being Check-Handled by Officer
06/06/15-Dispatched to Cowden Street in reference to 
possible past Burglary-Report Taken
06/06/15-Traffic Stop-Citation x 2
06/08/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/08/15-Call back in reference to dog complaint-Handled 
by Officer
06/08/15-Dispatched to Murray in reference to structure
fire-Agency Assist
06/08/15-Call back in reference to well being check-Handled
by Officer
06/09/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/10/15-Out at Municipal Court
06/10/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/11/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/11/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/11/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/11/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/11/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/11/15-Dispatched to Main Street in reference to possible
stolen vehicle-Handled by Officer
06/11/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/11/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/12/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/15/15-Walk in in reference to past stealing-Report
06/15/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/16/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/16/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/16/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/16/15-Dispatched to Main Street in reference to 
Neighbor Complaint-Handled by Officer
06/17/15-Follow up on Main Street in reference to Juvenile
Complaint-Handled by Officer
06/17/15-Dispatched to Laney's in reference to Medical 
06/17/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/18/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/18/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/19/15-Out at City Hall in reference to Citizen Concern-
Handled by Officer
06/19/15-Out on Main Street in reference to Children's 
Division Assist-Report Taken
06/19/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/19/15-Call back in reference to Custody Issue-Handled
by Officer
06/19/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/23/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/23/15-Walk in in reference to Theft from Vehicle-
Report Taken
06/23/15-Traffic Stop-Citation-Possession of Stolen 
Property-Arrest-Report Taken
06/24/15-Assist Polk County with Burglary-Transport
Prisoner-Assist Agency
06/24/15-Out on Rush Street in reference to stranded 
motorist-Handled by Officer
06/25/15-Traffic stop-Warning
06/25/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/25/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/25/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/25/15-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/25/15-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/26/15-Dispatched to Main Street in reference to Peace
Disturbance-Report Taken
06/26/15-Dispatched to 215 HWY in reference to past 
Burglary-Report Taken
06/30/15-Dispatched to HWY 215 in reference to Public
Nuisance-Handled by Officer
06/30/15-Out on Fullerton Street to return Dog at Large to
owner-Handled by Officer
06/30/15-Dispatched to Pirate Lane in reference to 911 
Hangup-Handled by Officer