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





​2016 Court Dates will all be at 9:30 am.at the Polk County Courthouse
January 13
February 24
March 9
April 13
May 11
June 8
July 13
August 10
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

Notice of traffic enforcement grant
         Bobby Smith
Mike Armstrong
Jon Beaty
Part Time Police Officer
Graduation is just around the corner! Congratulations to all the
seniors! Please drive carefully and please remember to always drive
sober and always wear your seat belt!

The Police Department will be participating in another DWI grant
between May 5th and May 17th.

04/01/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/01/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/05/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/05/16-Traffic Stop-Citation/Report Taken
04/06/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/06/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/06/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/07/16-Medical Assist-Agency Assist
04/07/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/07/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/07/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/07/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/07/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/07/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/07/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/08/16-Dispatched to Main Street in reference to
Civil Assist-Handled by Officer
04/08/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/08/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/08/16-Dispatched to Ridgeview in reference to
information-Handled by Officer
04/11/16-Call back in reference to complaint-Negative Contact
04/13/16-Walk in in reference to Stolen Property-
Report Taken
04/13/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/14/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/14/16-Walk in in reference to stolen property-
Report Taken
04/15/16-Walk in in reference to Stolen Property-
Report Taken
04/15/16-Walk in in reference to Information-Handled  by Officer
04/15/16-Traffic Stop/Arrest-Report Taken
04/15/16-Dispatched to S Main Street in reference to Ex Parte Violation-Report Taken
04/15/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/16/16-Dispatched to Main Street in reference to
Ex Parte Violation-Report Taken
04/16/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/16/16-Assist Agency-Handled by Officer
04/18/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/18/16-Dispatched to Murray Street in reference
to Dog complaint-Handled by Officer
04/19/16-Out at Laneys for follow up
04/19/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/19/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/19/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/19/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/21/16-Call back in reference to information
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/23/16-Follow up in reference to past stealing
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/23/16-Out at Next Stop for suspicious activity-
Handled by Officer
04/23/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/26/16-Dispatched to High School in reference to
Juvenile Situation-Report Taken
04/26/16-Assist agency-Handled by Officer
04/26/216-Traffic Stop-Citation x 3
04/26/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/27/16-Walk in in reference to Animal Nuisance-
Report Taken
04/28/16Traffic Stop-Citation
04/28/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/28/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/28/16-Traffic Stop-Citation/Report Taken
04/28/16-Dispatched to Cowden Street in reference
to 911 Hang up-Handled by Officer
04/28/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/29/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/29/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/29/16-Traffic Stop-Warning
04/29/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/29/16-Dispatched to Bradley Street in reference to
04/30/16-Traffic Stop-Citation
04/30/16-Follow up on Murray Street/Citation Issued