Grain Valley Police Department

  • Agency: Grain Valley Police Department
  • Address: 711 Main Street, Grain Valley, 64029 MO
  • Chief: Aaron Ambrose (Chief of Police)
Phone: 816-847-6250
Fax: 816-847-6259

Grain Valley Police Department is located at 711 Main Street, Grain Valley, 64029 MO. The Chief of Police of the department is Aaron Ambrose. The Grain Valley Police Department phone number is 816-847-6250.

Grain Valley Police Department News

The 24th Annual Greater KC Crime Stoppers Appreciation breakfast was held this morning at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Kansas City. Law enforcement and supporters from throughout the area were invited, and TV news anchor Chris Ketz of KMBC Channel 9 was the master of ceremonies. Grain Valley Police was represented by Officer Danny Cummings, Sergeant Shannon Carr and Chief David Starbuck. GVPD was recognized and presented with a plaque recognizing the department for outstanding assistance to the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline program, which has led to multiple crimes solved and apprehensions of felony suspects in Grain Valley. GVPD wishes to thank the many citizens who take advantage of the TIPS Hotline and provide information which assists in making our community a better place.

BB Highway is closed to all traffic between Pink Hill Road and Rust Road as Grain Valley Police investigate a traffic accident at Duncan and BB Highway which includes downed power lines.

TRAFFIC ALERT: MO State Highway Patrol and Grain Valley Police are working a traffic accident near Duncan Road and BB Highway, which includes downed power lines. BB HIghway from Pink Hill Road to Rust Road is now closed to all traffic both northbound and southbound until further notice.

School Resource Officer Danny Iiams brought the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Seatbelt Convincer to Grain Valley High School today. Each student who buckled in experienced the impact of what an auto accident at 5-7 mph feels like. The purpose is to help students realize the importance of wearing seatbelts at all times.

School Resource Officer Danny Iiams brought the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Seatbelt Convincer to Grain Valley High School today. Each student who buckled in experienced the impact of what an auto accident at 5-7 mph feels like. The purpose is to help students realize the importance of wearing seatbelts at all times. Senior Katelynn Watson is shown in this video demonstration.

TAKE ME HOME TUESDAY! Help Merry find a good home! Contact Animal Control Officer Jacqueline Sparks for more information, 816-847-6264.

The police activity in the 500 block of NW Woodbury is concluding. It involved members of FBI, U.S. Marshals, Kansas City PD and Grain Valley PD attempting to locate and arrest an individual wanted on several warrants. The suspect was not located..

Thank you to the ladies who participated in the last series of R.A.D. women's self-defense classes! Grain Valley Police Department's Officer Danny Iiams was the class instructor. A big thank you to officers from Blue Springs Police Department, UMKC Police Department and UCM RAD Program who were the "aggressors" during Simulation Night (aka Fight Night) in which the R.A.D. students get the opportunity to try out some of the self-defense techniques they learned. Officer Iiams wants to remind ALL of his past R.A.D. students that they can take part in any upcoming simulation nights as a refresher or if they were unable to attend the most recent one.

The City of Grain Valley presents Take Me Home Tuesday! We'd like your help finding a new home for furry friends recovered by Animal Control Officer Sparks. Our first featured pet is ELISSA (pictured in the below comments). More information about her and how to adopt her is available by contacting AOC Sparks at 816-847-6264 or

SAVE THE DATE! The Grain Valley Police Department has TWO community outreach events coming up on APRIL 28th. Join officers for Coffee with a Cop at Price Chopper and if you have prescription and/or over-the-counter medications that you no longer need, bring them to City Hall for proper disposal by officers and volunteers. TORCH RUN T-shirts will be available for purchase at both locations. All proceeds from the shirt sales will go to Special Olympics Missouri.

The following TIPS hotline press release offers more in depth information as to how you can submit tips to them regarding recent thefts in Grain Valley. ALL information is ANONYMOUS.

Grain Valley Police need the assistance of citizens in a recent series of thefts. During the past two weeks Grain Valley Police have been called to investigate several overnight break-ins and thefts from parked vehicles at various locations in town. Most incidents involve work vehicles parked at private residences. In many of the thefts, it appears the suspects were targeting parked vehicles or trailers that they believed to contain commercial tools and construction equipment such as welders, concrete equipment, painting tools and other items. Citizens are asked to be alert for suspicious activity or vehicles in their neighborhoods and call 911 immediately for a police response. Anyone with possible information on the suspect(s) involved in these crimes is asked to call Grain Valley Police at (816) 847-6250 and speak with detectives. A reward is also available by calling the KC Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline with information, at (816) 474-8477 (TIPS).

Help these furry friends get back to their families! For more information contact, Animal Control Officer, Jacqueline Sparks at 816-847-6264 or

Congratulations to 5th graders from Matthews Elementary and Prairie Branch Elementary who are now DARE graduates! The DARE graduation ceremony took place today at the Grain Valley High School. Special guest, Retro Billl spoke to the students and parents in attendance about peer pressure and bullying. School Resource Officer Iiams facilitated the ceremony with Chief Starbuck, Captain Palecek, Sergeant Vander Linden and Daren the DARE Lion on hand to congratulate the students. K9s and handlers from the Jackson County Sherriff's Office and the Grain Valley Police Department did K9 demonstrations to kick off the event! A big THANK YOU to VIPS who were there to help !

CITIZEN ALERT: Utility work is expected to begin TODAY, March 29th continuing thru April 6th between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM along Eagles Parkway from Minter Road to Main Street. Narrow lanes and temporary traffic disruptions are expected.

Officer Hughes of the Blue Springs Police Department is running from St. Louis to Kauffman Stadium (260 Miles) in full Police Uniform. The event, which kicked off today, will take 9 days. Each day he is honoring a different fallen Missouri First Responder. He is also raising money for Answering the Call (@answeringthecall911) a 501c3 first responder charity. To support this event and donate please go to All donations go directly to Answering the Call.

Today is "World Down Syndrome Day" and the Grain Valley Police Department was honored to meet the Brown family, who visited and brought the always popular gift of doughnuts for the officers. Ms. Raymi Brown (in photo) was appointed "Honorary Chief of Police" status for this special day. Chief Starbuck was honored to share a photo with this incredible young lady (but the Chief hat was a bit too large). We honor Raymi, her sister Rynleigh and their parents, along with all families with special children such as Raymi. You touch our hearts and we wish you peace and happiness forever. Thank you for visiting us and making our day..#WDSD #GVPDChief #gvpolice

The Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency (CJCEMA) is hosting a FREE Severe Weather Workshop, this Saturday, March 24th, with lunch provided! This is a great opportunity for community members to be educated by weather experts on how best to be prepared for severe weather occurrences. Call 816-463-8530 for more information. Bryan Busby, KMBC meteorologist, Joe Lauria, FOX 4 meteorologist, and representatives from the KC Storm Chasers and the National Weather Service will all be at the workshop sharing their expertise!

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The Grain Valley Police Department will be facilitating this event in the City Hall parking lot on April 28th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. They will accept all unused or expired medications - both prescription and over-the-counter. Absolutely no syringes will be accepted. For more information email or call 816-847-6250.

The Grain Valley Police Department is currently seeking a School Resource Officer. Complete job description and application information is available at

Celebrating our sisters in law enforcement today! Thank you for all you do to protect and serve this community! #InternationalWomensDay

Thanks to the staff and students of Prairie Branch Elementary for inviting members of GVPD to attend the 2nd Annual Leadership Day. It is great to see and hear from the outstanding students and faculty, and see some of the great teaching and learning projects going on there. Chief David Starbuck and SRO Danny Iiams were proud to spend time with the leaders of tomorrow. The Chief and Officer Iiams also displayed their alter-ego superhero identities. Great job Prairie Branch !!!

Grain Valley Police responded earlier to investigate shots fired in a residence in the 600 block of Thieme. Investigation led to the apprehension of a suspect who had fled and was located in the 800 block of Valley Woods. Jackson County Sheriffs Department responded to assist. No injuries to the assault victim and officers are processing the residence for evidence. Scene is secure and investigation is continuing.

The women and men of the Grain Valley Police Department mourn the loss of our brother, Officer Christopher Morton of the Clinton PD. We pray for his family and for the recovery of the two other officers shot. We stand beside and support the Clinton Police Department. Stay strong.

Grain Valley tornado sirens are sounding as part of a statewide test. This is only a test. Tuesday March 6 at 10:00 AM.