Chief of Police
                Shawne Ross
                417-267-5027 pleasanthopepolicechief@gmail.com









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.     
POLICE DEPARTMENT
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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
The Pleasant Hope Police Department will be participating in another DWI Traffic Enforcement Grant from July 2nd thru July 6th 2014.  This will focus on removing impaired and illegal drivers off of the roads during this time. Please be responsible!

These are the 2014 Municipal Court Dates and times:
January 8 – 10:00 a.m.
February 19 – 10:00 a.m. (this is the third Wednesday, the second Wednesday is Lincoln’s birthday)
March 12 – 9:30 a.m.
April 9 – 9:30 a.m.
May 14 – 9:30 a.m.
June 18 – 9:30 a.m.
July 9 – 9:30 a.m.
August 13 – 9:30 a.m.
September 10 – 9:30 a.m.
October 8 – 9:30 a.m.
November 12 – 9:30 a.m.
December 10 – 9:30 a.m.

Notice of traffic enforcement grant.
Josh Collom Badge #2226
06/05/14
Out on Main Street in reference to yard ordinance
violation follow up-Negative Contact
06/05/14-Out on Pirate Lane in reference to yard ordinance
violation follow up-Negative Contact
06/05/14-Call back in reference to Civil Issue-Handled
by Officer
06/05/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/05/14-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/05/14-Out on McCurry in reference to a juvenile situation/
Property Damage at Schools-Report Taken
06/05/14-Out at High School for follow up in reference
to a Juvenile situation
06/06/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/10/14-Follow up on Yard Ordinance violation on Main
Street-Handled by Officer
06/11/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/11/14-Follow up in reference to Juvenile Situation
06/12/14-Out on Cowden for Vehicle Accident-Out of City
Limits
06/13/14-Out at Tai Shin in reference to Suspicious Vehicle-
Handled by Officer
06/14/14-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/14/14-Dispatched to Next Stop in reference to
vehicle Vandalism-Report Taken
06/14/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/14/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/14/14-Traffic Stop-Citation
06/14/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/14/14-Dispatched to HWY 215 to Assist Agency in
reference to Domestic Dispute-Assist other Agency
06/17/14-Follow up in reference to Juvenile Situation
06/18/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/18/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/19/14-Follow up in reference to Juvenile Situation
06/19/14-Follow up in reference to Vandalism at
Next Stop
06/19/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/19/14-Traffic Stop-Warning
06/27/14-Traffic Stop-Citation