The Overland Police Department received Professional Certification through the Missouri Police Chiefs Association on September 24, 2018.
This was an effort completed by ALL members of the police department, from the maintenance staff all the way up to the Chief of Police. The Overland Police Department is proud of this accomplishment and continue to strive daily to be a professional law enforcement agency.
Department certification provides for more accountability within the department. While the great majority of standards required by the certification process were already in place, there was not an avenue of documentation of said practices. Department certification also provided guidance for those standards that were not in place already so certain practices could be standardized as much as possible.