Buckner Police Department

  • Agency: Buckner Police Department
  • Address: 315 S Hudson St, Buckner, 64016 MO
  • Chief: Lawrence "Mike" Cook (Chief of Police)
Phone: (816)650-3939

Buckner Police Department is located at 315 S Hudson St, Buckner, 64016 MO. The Chief of Police of the department is Lawrence "Mike" Cook. The Buckner Police Department phone number is (816)650-3939.

Buckner Police Department News

We had a blast with everyone that came out for Trunk n Treat!! All the costumes were awesome! Enjoy your Halloween everyone, be safe and make good decisions! 🎃

On Saturday October 28th, 2017 at approximately 11:00 p.m. Officer Sutherland stopped a vehicle in the area of US 24 highway and Old Lexington Road for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Mr. Crouthers, who was reported missing from his residence in Montrose, Missouri, and suffering from dementia. Mr. Crouthers, and his four legged sidekick "JJ" were given a ride to the Police Department, where they were later reunited with concerned family members. Good job Officer Sutherland!

We have had several sets of keys and pocket knives turned into the Police Department. If you are missing any property, please feel free to come by and claim your property.

Earlier this evening at approximately 8:15 p.m. Officers of the Buckner Police Department were dispatched to the area of Sibley & Reser in regards to a suicidal subject. Assistance was requested, and Officers from the Oak Grove Police Department, Grain Valley Police Department, and Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded as well. Due to the nature of the situation, houses in the area were evacuated as a precaution. At approximately 2300 hours this incident concluded. The subject was taken in to custody, then transported to the hospital for treatment.

UPDATE: The roadway is now open, thank you for your patience as we worked to get this situation resolved. Officers of the Buckner Police Department are currently working an active incident in the area of Sibley & Reser. Traffic is shut down both ways. Please avoid the area.

We all know Halloween is still a couple weeks away but don't forget to bring the kiddos to Trunk or Treat!!! It's an amazing event and we would love to see you all there!

It was wonderful to see the turnout that there was for the Red & Blue 5K event!! Hope to see more next year!

Don't forget to come join in on the fun this Saturday at 5:00 PM!

The Buckner Police Department is investigating a stolen auto report that occurred earlier this morning around 5:20 AM at Casey's General Store. These are some photographs retrieved from video footage of the suspect. If you recognize him at all, please contact the Buckner Police Department. You can remain anonymous!

If you have the opportunity to sign up and help honor all first responders, please do!

Don't forget to find your way down to the festival and parade this weekend! We'd love to see you all out there!

Did you all enjoy the eclipse?? Our officers & Chief at the police department sure did.

Welcome Police Officer Aaron Adkins to the Buckner Police Department! He was sworn in today by Police Chief, Michael Buffalow. Adkins comes to our agency after working 5 1/2 years with Lafayette County Sheriffs Office.

Are you ready for the eclipse today?? Make sure if you plan to watch it you have the proper eyewear. Also make sure to keep your pets inside as the eclipse can harm them as well. The eclipse will hit totality for our town at approximately 1:09 PM.

Some of our local teenagers got to enjoy some patrolling in the Polaris with Officers Brotherton & Lauritsen this weekend at the rodeo.

Our prayers are with the Clinton, Missouri Police Department who lost one of their own in the line of duty last night. Police are actively still searching for the following person of interest: Ian McCarthy age 39 of Clinton, Missouri. If you see this man, call 911.

Welcome Police Officer Mathew Osborn to the Buckner Police Department! He was sworn in today by Police Chief, Michael Buffalow.

Did you know that the Buckner Police Department has free Child Safety Kits available for you? The kit allows you to collect and store all of your child’s vital information in one place, including fingerprints and DNA, just in case you ever need it. Please, feel free to come by the Station and pick up your child’s kit.

Our crew patroling Buckner's fantastic fireworks display.

We have received several inquiries regarding the use of fireworks within our city limits. Ordinance: 210.2190 Fireworks may be discharged June 20th through July 4th. However, no person shall make, continue, or cause to be made or continued, any noise disturbance between the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M. Unless you have authorization by the Board of Alderman, no person may use, burn, explode, send off, or display any fireworks on City property.

The Buckner Police Department is hiring for the position of Police Officer! You can pick up an application at the Police Department during normal business hours, or send us a message and we can email one to you. The hiring process consists of a written examination, oral board interview, background investigation, polygraph exam, and psychological exam. The city offers competitive wages and benefits. Individual health insurance is paid 100%.

Happy first day of summer! Don't forget your sunscreen.... 😎

Do you know who to contact when the power goes out here in Buckner? Contact KCPL. Here is a link to their automated reporting system. Or you can call 1-888-544-4852. https://www.kcpl.com/outages-and-weather/report-a-power-outage