Serving and Protecting Dexter and its community.
A Message from Your Police Department
DEXTER POLICE DEPARTMENT
305 Cooper St.
Dexter, MO 63841
On behalf of the men and women of the Dexter Police Department, we would like to welcome you to our web site, and take this opportunity to tell you about our department. The Dexter Police Department embraces the philosophy of policing by encompassing two distinct strategies; aggressive no-nonsense street policing designed to impact low-level crime; and community partnerships with businesses, neighborhoods, schools and churches.
The Dexter Police Department is involved in many partnerships within our community ranging from school programs to community watch programs. These programs not only provide a mechanism for keeping our community informed and safe, but also permits us to work with our community in problem solving and community service.
We have renewed our challenge to address crime problems within our community with an attitude of professionalism, commitment, and a sincere spirit of cooperation. I am very proud of the members of the Dexter Police Department and those within our community who have assisted and supported us.
We hope the information you find in our web site is helpful and interesting, and if the Dexter Police Department can ever be of service to you, please contact us.
Officers and Staff of the Dexter Police Department
Meet Your Police Department
Special Services Division
School Resource Officer
Sargeant K-9 Handler
Where are you located?
I have been a victim of a crime and would like more information, who should I contact?
Does the Dexter Police Department perform Live Scan fingerprints, or provide other fingerprinting services?
What should I do if I witness suspicious activity in my neighborhood?
How do I contact animal services?
The Dexter Police Department Humane Officer is on duty Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call the Dexter Police Department at (573) 624-5512. You can also reach the Humane Officer on her department cellular phone at (573) 624-0408.
Where do I find out about job openings at the Dexter Police Department?
To find out about job openings at the Dexter Police Department, contact the Department or fill out the release form and application form located on this page. You can also follow us on Facebook for important updates and job opportunities.
How and where do I pay a traffic citation?
Traffic Citations can be paid at the Dexter Municipal Courthouse, located next to the Dexter Police Department. If you have questions regarding a fine, contact the Dexter Municipal Court Clerk @ 573-624-4174.
How do I file a police report?
The Dexter Police Department is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week to file a report for crimes that occurred in Dexter.
How do I obtain a copy of a police report or event?
Involved parties may obtain a copy of a report in person at the Dexter Police Department. There is a $1.00 a page fee to obtain reports.
If I am not listed on the report, how can I get a copy of the report?
Unfortunately you will not be able to obtain a report unless you are listed on the actual report.
What if I have information on a crime that has occurred, or will occur, but don't want to get involved?
You can send a completely anonymous tip, or give the Dexter Police Department anonymous information, by clicking on the submit a crime button located on this page.
When is visitation for prisoners in the Dexter PD jail?
Visitation is on Tuesday’s and Saturday’s from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Each prisoner is allowed 15 minutes total visitation time. For example, if 3 family members come to visit a prisoner, they would each get 5 minutes. No contact visits will be allowed. There will be no handbags or purses of any type allowed in the cell area. Persons visiting must show identification. All visitors will be checked for any active warrants, and sign a visitor sheet to be allowed to visit.
What items are prisoners allowed to have while in jail?
The following are personal items that are allowed in the cells:
- 3 sets of the following: underwear, t-shirts, white socks, bra’s “with no underwire”.
- A toothbrush and toothpaste
- Writing paper
- 1 No.2 pencil
- Envelope & Stamps
- 2 paperback books
- Up to $10.00 in quarters only.
- Playing cards
- Eye glasses
- Any additional items will have to be approved by an Officer and will be kept in the property holding area.