Police Department 
Directions

811 West Laurel Street
Dispatch-LL;Patrol-2nd
Independence, KS 67301

811 West Laurel Street
Attention: Police
Independence, KS 67301

620-332-1700

911

620-332-1703

Link: Police Department Page

Dispatch
Lower Level

Police Chief and Patrol Offices
2nd Floor

After Business Hours
Use Phone at Main Entrance or West Entrance
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Adey, Melissa Dispatcher 620-332-1700
Allen, CJ Dispatcher 620-332-1700
Athey, Damon Patrol Officer 620-332-1700
Benedict, Charlie Part-Time Officer/Animal Control Officer 620-332-1700
Bowers, Daniel Patrol Officer 620-332-1700
Bryant, Derek. L. Detective 620-332-1700
Collins, Shane Patrol Officer 620-332-1700
Cook, Hilary Dispatcher- Part Time 620-332-1700
Freeman, Tammy L. Administrative Aide/Dispatch Supervisor 620-332-1700
Goza, Jason Sergeant 620-332-1700
Hammer, Bridget Dispatcher 620-332-1700
Harrison, Jerry Chief 620-332-1700
Helkenberg, Lisa Captain 620-332-1700
Johnson, Christina Sergeant 620-332-1700
Knight, William R. Patrol Officer - Part Time 620-332-1700
Lupardus, Ty Patrol Officer 620-332-1700
Murphy, Shawna Patrol Officer-Part Time 620-332-1700
Musgrove, Eric Patrol Officer 620-332-1700
Nelson, Judy L. Dispatcher 620-332-1700
Reddy, Jason Sergeant 620-332-1700
Sherley, Richard Dispatcher 620-332-1700
Stafford, Dustin School Resource Officer 620-332-1700
Taylor, Dustin Sergeant 620-332-1700
Townley, Tim Patrol Officer II 620-332-1700
Vining, Mark A. Lead Detective 620-332-1700
Waggoner, Bradley Patrol Officer II 620-332-1700
White, Russell Patrol Officer 620-332-1700

Animal Control/AWOL Humane Society 
Directions

116 South 23rd Street
Independence, KS 67301

811 West Laurel Street
Attention: Animal Control
Independence, KS 67301

620-331-7931

Link: Animal Control Department Page

A.W.O.L. Hours
Monday - Friday
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Benedict, Charlie Animal Control Officer 620-332-1700