Belton Police Department

  • Agency: Belton Police Department
  • Address: 7001 E 163rd St, Belton, 64012 MO
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: 816-331-5522
Fax: 816.322.7057

Belton Police Department is located at 7001 E 163rd St, Belton, 64012 MO. The Belton Police Department phone number is 816-331-5522.

Belton Police Department News

We cannot thank the public enough for the support of our public safety departments!!!!!!

The Belton Missouri Police Department is currently accepting applications for full time Communications Officers (Dispatchers). The Communications Unit focuses on customer service, citizen and officer safety and the identification and apprehension of criminal suspects through the use of a variety of highly advanced technology systems. The Police / Fire / EMS Dispatcher acts as a liaison between citizens and police officers during a call for service and/or emergency situation to help ensure the safety of everyone involved by accurately accumulating and relaying important information. They elicit necessary information from callers, via emergency and non-emergency lines, and make decisions regarding the nature of the call and what course of action is required. The dispatcher is also responsible for inputting this information into our Computer Aided Dispatching system via keyboard while at the same time communicating with first responders in the field utilizing a complex two-way radio system. They are also responsible for recording and monitoring all activities and locations throughout the shift while maintaining proper records. Starting base salary for this position is $15.59 per hour or $32,422.00 yearly Qualifications: You must meet the following minimum qualifications in order to apply: You must be at least 18 years of age You must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent You must be a US citizen or able to legally work in the United States You must be able to accurately type a minimum of 40 words per minute You must be able and willing to work various shifts and weekends and holidays. You must pass written tests, a background check, physical and drug screens, personality inventory, and CVSA (voice stress analyzer) Personal Attributes: Personal attributes that would assist in becoming an effective police/fire/ems dispatcher include the following: Ability to work as part of a team Ability to make quick decisions Good communication and interpersonal skills Ability to multi-task under pressure Applications may either be picked up at the Belton Police Dept- located at 7001 E. 163rd St Belton MO 64012, or send an email to to have them emailed to you.All required paperwork along with the application must be completely filled out and received no later than 5 PM November 21st,2018 Completed and signed paperwork may be emailed to, mailed to the police department or hand delivered. No online resumes or applications, or faxed documents will be accepted. For additional information, contact Dispatch Supervisor Carla Wills at 816.331.1500 ext. 228 Belton Missouri Police Department 7001 E. 163rd St Belton, MO 64012 Attn: C Wills The City of Belton and the Belton Police Department are equal opportunity employers.

Don’t forget today is the day to get rid of your unused prescriptions safely. Come see us at the police department lobby and at Price chopper until 2 PM.

The Belton Police Department will be participating in the national Drug Take Back day on Saturday October 27th from 10 am to 2 pm. Officers will be receiving your old medications at the Belton Police Department lobby (7001 E 163rd St) and at Price Chopper (109 N Cedar Ave).

The following information was received from Belton Research Medical Center about an individual using their name to try to scam businesses into donating. The e mails are coming from an Alix Gebhardt claiming to work for Print Heads USA. Please Read...... Good Afternoon: We have received several calls from area businesses reporting they are being solicited to pay for advertising on Hospital Swag Bags to benefit Belton Regional Medical Center. I wanted to let you know that Belton Regional Medical Center has not engaged with this business to provide these bags. We do not have any affiliation with this company and they deny that the individual listed in the email below is an employee of their company. Please drop an email to Kari Johnson, Marketing Manager, if you have been contacted by this group. Thank you –

October 2nd was International Day of NON-VIOLENCE. Your Belton Police Department Victim Advocate Unit is taking this month to try and raise awareness. Domestic Violence is a pattern of abuse, not a single event. Abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, or financial. #1Thing you can do to raise awareness is share this post and spark a conversation around nonviolence and ending abuse. What’s the #1Thing you plan to do this month to help raise awareness? #DVAM2018 #InternationalDayofNonViolence

Don't forget. Tomorrow from 8 AM to 10 AM, your Belton Police Officers will be at Price Chopper, Hy Vee, Panera, Cracker Barrel and Kneaders. This is an excellent opportunity for you to stop by, strike up a conversation or ask that question you've always wondered in a laid back atmosphere. We hope to see you there!!!

The Belton Citizens Academy is all set to begin on October 15th at 6:30 PM. Classes will be every Monday starting at 6:30 PM and running until around 9 PM depending on the amount of material covered. We will be contacting the participants this week. The Belton Police Department is looking forward to letting those who signed up get an inside look at how and why we do things.

We are now seeing a rumor that the driver from the fatality crash Friday night was a student from Ray Pec High School. This is simply not true. The driver is a 41 year old female. More information will not be released about her identity as she has not been charged with a crime. This complex investigation continues and all available evidence will be reviewed by the prosecutor to determine if any criminal charges are appropriate.

On 9-28-18 at approximately 8:20 PM, Belton officers responded to Peculiar Dr. between Cunningham Industrial Pkwy. and Cambridge Rd. on pedestrians struck by a vehicle. The officers located two male parties who were deceased at the scene. The driver of the striking vehicle has been contacted and the vehicle has been located. The identities of the pedestrians is not being released at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Reference the robbery at CVS this morning. Dorian Carruthers 17 yrs old from Indianapolis, Indiana has been charged with 1st degree robbery, 2 counts of kidnapping, 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance and felony fleeing. He is being held on a bond of $500,000 cash only. As we stated earlier, there is still one suspect outstanding. Anyone with information is encouraged to call DET. Richardson with the Belton Police Department at 816-331-1500 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

In reference to the robbery this morning at CVS Pharmacy. Attached is a still photo taken from surveillance footage of the suspect that remains at large. Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to contact Det. Richardson at 816-331-1500 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

A second defendant has been arrested in connection with the shooting at Second and Walnut on 9-23-18. Today, the Kansas City PD gang squad arrested a 17 year old male based on a court order obtained through the Cass County court. The male is being held as a juvenile at the Cass County Juvenile Detention Center as he was 16 years old at the time of the offense. Since this defendant is being charged as a juvenile, no futher information about his identity will be released.

On 9-28-18 at around 4:30AM, Belton Police Officers were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy at 409 E North in Belton on a report of a robbery in progress. Shortly after the officers arrived, two subjects exited the business carrying duffel bags. These subjects both ran south from the business. One subject was taken into custody as he tried to run around a fence line and a Belton officer blocked his path with his patrol car. That subject was taken into custody without further incident. The second subject fled on foot into the neighborhood to the south and was not located. That subject is described as a young black male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and grey sweat pants. A Belton police officer has been treated and released at a local hospital for minor injuries sustained in a vehicle accident while blocking the path of the subject who was taken into custody. No civilians were injured in the robbery. The name of the arrested subject is being withheld until charges are filed in this case. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Richardson with the Belton Police Department at 816-331-1500 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

WHO AM I??????????? The Belton Police need the public's assistance in identifying the individual pictured here. This "gentleman" decided to help himself to a handful of cash at the Hampton Inn Monday evening. If you recognize this man, please contact the Belton Police at 816-331-1500.

Memorial bike for Capt. Robert Melton

Memorial for Capt Robert Melton

The Belton Police Department Victim Service Unit is looking for volunteers. Victim Services Unit Purpose and Goal: To provide services to crime victims and their families and assist them with the problems resulting from their victimization. After a crime occurs, it is common for the victims to feel traumatized and frightened. Often people are uncertain how to restore their lives and wonder if their feeling and concerns are "normal". This unit can help by offering emotional support, advocacy, court assistance and referral to the proper service agencies. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the victim services unit, please read the following and then contact Elizabeth Crow at 816-348-4430 for additional information or E-mail her at You can also visit their website at Victim Advocates will be trained to offer emotional support, advocacy and crisis intervention to crime victims in Belton. They will be provided information on the criminal justice system, support agency referral, aid in acquiring emergency shelter and facilitate other immediate needs. Qualifications for volunteers: Must be 18 years of age or older or enrolled in approved college course. Must be able to be on-call a minimum of 7 days a month and or attend municipal court at least 2 Wednesday evenings a month. On call response time needs to be 25 minutes or less. Must have an open, non-judgmental attitude toward victims and survivors. Must have the ability to communicate well, think clearly and respond quickly. Must be able to commit one year to the program. Must allow a routine background check and have no criminal past. Must be able to go on an 8 hour ride-along (can be broken up into 2 four hour rides) with an officer once a year. Applications are available at the Belton Police Department 7001 E 163rd St Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Today, the Belton Police Department served a felony warrant on 18 year old Raymond L Harris III of Grandview in regard to the shooting at Second St and Walnut Sunday evening. The Cass County Prosecutor’s Office has filed charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon (a class B felony)and Armed Criminal Action (an unclassified felony) against Mr. Harris. Mr. Harris’ bond has been set at $150,000 cash only. As this investigation is ongoing, the Belton Police are still asking for anyone with information to contact us at 816-331-1500or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

In reference to the shooting at Second St. and Walnut on 9-23-18. The Belton Police have taken an adult male into custody in regard to yesterday’s shooting at Second St. and Walnut. The vehicle used in the shooting has also been located. The Belton Police are submitting the case to the Cass County Prosecutor. The identity of the arrested party will not be released until such time that charges are filed. This case is still under investigation and those with information are asked to contact Det. Jeff Richardson at 816-331-1500 or the tips hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

The Belton Police responded to a shooting at the corner of Second and Walnut this evening around 6:30 PM. Investigation revealed that three black males in their late teens to early 20's fired several shots into another vehicle near that intersection. The suspect vehicle fled east on Second and then north on Ella. The suspect vehicle is described as an early 2000's Ford Five Hundred black in color. This incident started at the Wal Mart in Raymore and the suspects followed the victims into Belton and fired into their vehicle. The occupants of the second vehicle escaped injury. Anyone with information about the suspects or the suspect vehicle is encouraged to contact Det. J. Richardson at 816-331-1500 or

Some information for those who have been asking about the upcoming tax issue on the November ballot.