Police Department


811 West Laurel Street
Independence, KS 67301

811 West Laurel Street
Attention: Police
Independence, KS 67301




Link: Police Department Page

Lower Level

Police Chief and Patrol Offices
2nd Floor

After Business Hours
Use Phone at Main Entrance or West Entrance

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Adey, Melissa Dispatch/Records Supervisor 620-332-1700  
Allen, CJ Dispatcher 620-332-1700  
Anderson, John Patrol Officer I 620-332-1700  
Athey, Damon Sergeant 620-332-1700  
Benedict, Charlie Part-Time Officer/Animal Control Officer 620-332-1700  
Bowers, Daniel Patrol Officer II 620-332-1700  
Bryant, Derek. L. Detective 620-332-1704  
Collins, Shane Patrol Officer II 620-332-1700  
Cook, Hilary Patrol Officer II 620-332-1700  
Corish, Byron Patrol Officer I 6203321700  
Dye, Joseph "Ike" Patrol Officer- Part Time 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 K9 Handler/ Patrol Officer II 620-332-1700  
Mendoza, Devin Patrol Officer II 620-332-1700  
Stuckey, Maryssa Dispatcher 620-332-1700  
Ramsey, Rynae Administrative Aide 620-332-1708  
Reddy, Jason Sergeant 620-332-1700  
Alexis, Sanders Dispatcher 6203321700  
Sherley, Richard Patrol Officer I 620-332-1700  
Stafford, Dustin Administrative Sergeant 620-332-1700  
Taylor, Dustin Detective 620-332-1700  
Vining, Mark A. Lead Detective 620-332-1705  
Justin, Ward Patrol Officer I 6203321700  

Animal Control/AWOL Humane Society 

116 South 23rd Street
Independence, KS 67301

AWOL Donations
P.O. Box 290
Independence, KS 67301


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.

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