Police Department

Press Releases

11/25/2015Attempt to Identify Armed Residential Burglary Suspect

Surveillance video released of armed residential burglary suspect in home

11/23/2015IPD Sergeant Awarded for Crisis Intervention Team Life Saving Act

IPD Sergeant awarded the NAMI-KC CIT Officer of the Year

11/23/2015IPD Officers Awarded at Valor Awards Event

Numerous IPD Officers receive various awards at Metropolitan Chiefs and Sheriffs Association annual Valor Awards event

10/31/2015Pursuit Ends in Arrest of Three

Pursuit of Stolen Vehicle Leads to the Arrest of Three Persons

10/26/2015Homicide Investigation - Murder 1st Degree

Man Charged in Mother’s Homicide

10/23/2015Warning about the Dangers of Meeting Strangers Online

Approximately 15 men in six months reported having been robbed while attempting to meet strangers online for paid sexual encounters

10/15/2015Crimestoppers Officer of the Year and Clarence M. Kelley Award

Police Officer and Police Chief both receive prestigious awards at KC Crime Commission Event

10/15/2015Silver Alert - Missing Person
10/1/2015Death Investigation: Apparent Murder/Suicide

(reference previous death investigation notification)

9/30/2015Death Investigation

Death investigation involving two subjects in the 800 block of S. Ash Ave.

9/23/2015Suspect Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

Suspect charged in murder of her infant son

9/22/2015Suspect Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

Suspect was charged with the September 21, death of Mr. Paul T Doughty.

9/18/2015Homicide Investigation - Shooting

Independence man was shot in front of home

9/14/2015Train Fatality

The person is believed to have been lying down on or near the railroad track

9/10/2015Shooting Investigation

Shooting occurred at Phillips 66 (23rd and Crysler Avenue)

9/3/2015Home Invasion

A suspect shot one of the residents and fled the house.

9/2/2015Vehicle Pursuit Suspect Arrested

Suspect was arrested when he responded to KU Medical Center for treatment.

9/1/2015Vehicle Pursuit

The suspect knowingly struck the police car with the intent to escape being blocked in.

8/26/2015Motel Sweeps Net Large Number of Arrests

Search warrants were obtained after havin received several complaints of criminal activity.

8/25/2015Help Identify Attempted Armed Robbery Suspect

The suspect entered the service station about 7:50 p.m. and pointed a handgun at the employee . . .

8/17/2015Sobriety Checkpoint Results

Six people arrested for DWI during saturation patrol and checkpoint initiative.

8/3/2015Suspect Charged in Shooting

Police were called at approximately 12:05 a.m. to the 1700 block of N. Lynn St.

7/27/2015Sobriety Checkpoint Results

Independence Police Traffic Safety Unit conducted city wide DWI saturation patrol

7/27/2015Excessive Heat Warning - Cooling Center Open

The heat index will range from 103 - 107 degrees, effective 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today