Independence Police Department

Independence Police Department Patch
223 North Memorial Drive
Independence, Missouri 64050
(816) 325-7300

About

The Independence Police Department has an authorized strength of 300 personnel and currently serves a population of approximately 123,011.

Fallen Heroes

7 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Independence Police Department.

Photo of Blaize Madrid-Evans
Independence Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Sep 15th, 2021
Photo of John Richard Bullard Jr.
Independence Police Department (MO)
Duty-Related Illness
Wed, Aug 11th, 2021
Photo of Terry Eugene Foster
Police Officer
Terry Eugene Foster
Independence Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Mar 17th, 2001
Photo of David Joe Kraxner
Lieutenant
David Joe Kraxner
Independence Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Oct 31st, 1966
Photo of George Gilbert Barton
Independence Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jan 26th, 1922
Photo of John M. Swearingen
Town Marshal
John M. Swearingen
Independence Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Wed, Jan 16th, 1884
Photo of Henry H. Hughes
Deputy Marshal
Henry H. Hughes
Independence Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Feb 10th, 1877