Tuesday, Sep 02nd

Bolivar Police Department

Chief’s Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Bolivar Police Department! We are pleased and appreciate your interest in us. The department is located on the lower floor of City Hall and is accessed on the north side. We presently have 24 members of the Bolivar Police Department. There are 20 commissioned officers who include 2 investigators, a school resource officer, and a DARE instructor. Completing the staff are 6 civilians that include an administrative assistant, parking and animal control officers, 2 police clerks and an accreditation manager.


The staff and officers of the Bolivar Police Department are honored to be able to work and live in this community. We work hard to serve and protect in a professional, yet compassionate manner. I am a strong advocate of an ‘open door policy’ and welcome anyone with concerns or suggestions. You may call my office @ (417) 326-5298 and arrange an appointment. You are also welcome to contact me via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TIPS HOTLINE PHONE # 417-326-5962
Keep Watch on Bolivar (417-326-KWOB)

Welcome to Bolivar, Missouri


If you are looking for the UTILITIES DEPARTMENT, they can be found in their original location at City Hall at 345 S. Main. This includes utility service, special events applications, business licenses, building permits and park reservations.

If you are looking for the COURT CLERK to pay a ticket or a fine, you will be able to find them in City Hall at 345 S. Main. They will be located on the bottom floor.

If you are looking for the POLICE DEPARTMENT, they are now located in the new Public Safety Center at 211 W. Walnut.

The FIRE DEPARTMENT has moved to the Public Safety Center at 211. W. Walnut.

The BUILDING INSPECTOR is now located in City Hall

The ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT has moved back into City Hall. City Hall is open regular business hours from 8am - 5pm. Cit Hall offices can help you with: business licenses, building permits, park reservations, special events applications, human resources, and accounts payable. Members of Administration are available by appointment only.

If you are in need of assistance, or have any questions, please call 326-2489.