Police Department

Emergency: Dial 9-1-1
Non-emergency: (816) 537-7900

The Lake Winnebago Police Department is made up of 12 Missouri State certified sworn officers whom provide 24/7 coverage. The Departments mission is to enforce the law, establish good order in our Community and provide a safe and secure environment for the citizens of Lake Winnebago and all citizens of Cass County Missouri.

Meet Our Staff

Chief of Police – Richard Williams
Sergeant – Jason McGinness 

Sergeant – John Edison
Administrative Office – Corporal Mike Wilson
Evidence – Lowell Jackson


The Winnebago Police Department currently operates 3 Police Interceptor vehicles equipped with all the latest technology, In-car camera systems, radar units and voice recordings. All officers are trained and certified to use the Taser, AR-15 Rifle and shot gun which are carried in our vehicles. All officers are CPR and AED trained.

Records Department

(816) 537-7900

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Reports – $5.00
Videos – $25.00

The Records Department must receive a written request for copies of reports and videos along with payment and a self addressed stamped envelope. Request will be answered with-in 72 hours. Please make checks payable to: City of Lake Winnebago.

Animal Control

(816) 537-7900

The Lake Winnebago Police Department enforces the City of Winnebago ordinances, policies and procedures pertaining to animals and animal complaints.

House Watches

(816) 537-7900

The Lake Winnebago Police Department offers House Watches for residents whom leave town on vacation or in an emergency. Officers will visually & physically check your home daily while your away making sure it is safe and secure at no charge. A request for this service can be obtained at the Police Department, City Hall, or download it here.

Police Assistance Fund

(816) 537-7900

This is a non for-profit program designed to help provide Officers with training, bulletproof vest, equipment and other necessities that is not always covered by the City. Donations are greatly appreciated. For more information please feel free to contact us at (816) 537-7900.