Police Department


Chief John Wright

Mission Statement


The Marceline Police Department is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in providing professional, courteous, fair, and equitable law enforcement services. Our men and women strive to enable a safe and secure community environment that will be a source of pride for future generations; to ensure crime prevention through our presence and community education; to protect the rights of citizens and visitors from those who wish to compromise those rights; and to continually grow with and lead the community into the future.

Crime Stoppers

(816) 474-8477



Location Hours Contact

123 E. Santa Fe

Marceline, MO 64658

8 am - 5 pm

Admin:  (660) 376-3556

Fax:  (660) 376-3301

Non-Emergency:  (660) 376-2242

Emergency:  911



The Marceline Police Department provides professional, efficient, and effective law enforcement services within the City of Marceline. With a total of 9 department employees, 7 sworn officers maintain a high level of crime deterrence utilizing highly visible, pro-active patrols and special operations.


Through a community policing philosophy, the department provides people- and community-oriented law enforcement services, with excellent community involvement and support. Highly specialized programs and patrols, such as a Traffic Enforcement, Criminal Investigations, Special Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement, enhance the level of services provided to the community.


Special programs provided by the department include Neighborhood Watch, DARE, Additionally, Police informative presentations are conducted for all elementary schools, as well as to various youth organizations. 


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