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LSPD Announces Promotion

Chief Travis Forbes is pleased to announce the promotion of Sergeant Scott Liles to the rank of Captain. Captain Liles has been with the LSPD since 1995 and served in a variety of roles within the department. Captain Liles position was made possible through funds approved by the voters via the Public Safety Sales Tax. Congratulations to Captain Liles!

 

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LSPD Conducting Crash Reduction Project Along M-150 Highway

LSPD Conducting Crash Reduction Project Along M-150 Highway

The Lee's Summit Police Department will be conducting a Crash Reduction Project along 150 Highway for the next 6 months. There will be multiple focus areas within this project along 150Hwy; to include the feeder streets to 150hwy. (Ward Rd, Pryor, 291hwy) What you can expect: Officers being highly visible along 150 Hwy, stopping vehicles for a multitude of reasons that often lead to crashes. Some of the most common factors we see in crashes are "Following...
LSPD Introduces New Program to Address Substance Abuse

LSPD Introduces New Program to Address Substance Abuse

The Lee’s Summit Police Department is taking steps to address substance use disorders within the community with the Safe Passage program. The program is aimed at providing access to recovery services for individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. This groundbreaking program is a significant shift in law enforcement’s approach to substance use issues and reflects the Lee’s Summit Police Department’s commitment to community...
Detectives Investigating Early Morning Domestic Disturbance

Detectives Investigating Early Morning Domestic Disturbance

Lee’s Summit, MO – On Monday, 1/23/2023 at approximately 3:30 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 900 block of NE Bristol Drive on the report of a domestic disturbance inside a residence.  As officers arrived on scene, they quickly learned that a male suspect inside the house had fired multiple shots from a handgun during the disturbance.  Officers quickly evacuated the two remaining persons from the scene and set a perimeter around the...
Officers Locate Unique Item During an Arrest

Officers Locate Unique Item During an Arrest

On January 6th, 2023, plain clothes officers with our Crime Reduction Team were working in one of our shopping centers to apprehend shoplifters. As the officers were coordinating their efforts with one of the businesses, they were alerted to a suspect that was walking out of the store with a large amount of merchandise. Our officers detained the suspect and began their investigation. The investigation would reveal that the suspect had fled the store with...
Police Department Releases New Home and Vehicle Security Video

Police Department Releases New Home and Vehicle Security Video

The Lee's Summit Police Department released a new video to help residents reduce their chances of being the victim of theft. The new video is part of a year-long S.N.A.P. (Secured Neighborhoods and Property) initiative that aims to reduce preventable crime for residents and business owners. By following simple tenants, residents can greatly reduce their exposure to crime. Visit the Crime Prevention webpage for more information on the SNAP initiative...
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