The Police Department is managed by the Chief of Police with the assistance of a Captain. The department maintains a Detective Sergeant and a Sergeant assigned to each shift. Officers are assigned to a shift and a sergeant.
The City is over 15 square miles with a residential population of over 6,500 (US Census, July 2016). Parkville is connected by five state highways, one interstate and numerous city streets. Parkville borders Kansas City and Riverside, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas, along with several unincorporated portions of Platte County.
Parkville is home to Park University and the National Golf Club which has two golf courses.
Sergeant Randall Stone
Sergeant Stone began his career in law enforcement in 2002, accepted a position with the Parkville Police Department in 2006 and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2011. Sergeant Stone is the Bike Unit Supervisor and an instructor for the use of radar equipment. Sergeant Stone holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.
Sergeant Laura Shadid
Sergeant Shadid began her career in law enforcement with the Parkville Police Department in 2007 and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2012. Sergeant Shadid is the Department’s breath instrument instructor and expert, she is also a certified child safety restraint seat installer. Sergeant Shadid is very active in the Department’s Community Policing efforts.
Sergeant Will Tomlin
Sergeant Tomlin began his career in law enforcement in 1994, accepted a position with the Parkville Police Department in 2009 and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2016. Sergeant Tomlin is a veteran of the United States Air Force and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.