Branson Police Department

Service ☆ Integrity ☆ Accountability

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On behalf of the men and women that comprise the Branson Police Department, I welcome you to our website.  I am convinced that you will find some of the best law enforcement professionals in the nation right here in the heart of the Ozarks.  We have people of character, who demonstrate a love of the area and care about the wellbeing of our community.  We strive to convey that very feeling to our residents, businesses, and visitors and take pride in our ability to achieve positive outcomes for those we serve.  We seek to harness the good rapport that we build through our daily interactions in the community, in order to provide the highest level of service and problem solving available.  

This website is a great place to start if you are looking for the services we provide, or just to learn more about the incredible men and women who serve.  We also encourage you, whether you are local or one of our millions of visitors, to follow our social media accounts so that you may stay informed on our current efforts.  We are active on Facebook, Instagram, Nextdoor, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.  We challenge our employees to have fun, especially with those we serve, so look for these uplifting posts.

Whether you live, work or play here, own a business, or are visiting the many shops, restaurants, shows or attractions in Branson, our employees want you to be safe and feel safe.  In order to accomplish this, we need your help.  If you see anything suspicious or need our help, please feel free to contact us. We have placed several links for many of our services and programs throughout this website.  

Finally, I encourage you to read our Mission, Vision and Values, which are directly below this welcome message.  I am very proud of these, as our employees wrote them!  They help us to hold ourselves accountable and to remember why we do what we do.  Feel free to send me a message from time to time to let me know how we are doing.

Thank you for visiting our website and we hope you come to love our city as much as we do.

Eric Schmitt

Chief of Police       



Our reason for being is our community; so we hold ourselves to the highest standards in building and maintaining community trust and partnerships. We will always strive to enhance our community through a commitment to excellence, compassion and impartiality in all of our actions.


The Branson Police Department will be a source of pride for the community, exemplifying SERVICE, INTEGRITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY. We want to serve our community and to be the area leader in providing superior law enforcement results. We will accomplish this through dedication to our values, the community and each other.


Integrity: We will conduct ourselves with honor, always displaying honesty and striving to do the right thing.

Teamwork: We are a family. We will always strive to work together, contribute and help each other as we pursue our individual, city and community goals.

Professionalism: We vow to remain steadfast in our standards, utilize the best law enforcement techniques, and seek to continually improve ourselves and our services.

Service: We serve all, from our community to our fellow city employees, and no service is beneath us. If we are unable to help, we will do all in our power to find someone who can.

Compassion: We are dedicated to treating all fairly, equally and with respect, regardless of their circumstances, and seek opportunities to help improve their situations.

Accountability: We will always be trustworthy, by holding ourselves to the highest standards in all of our duties, responsibilities and actions. We will own our mistakes and learn from them.

Commitment: We commit to honoring our profession, providing excellent service to the community and always helping others by demonstrating each of these values.

Fun: We believe that a fun place to work results in employees that enjoy their jobs and creates stronger bonds with each other and our community. We strive for a family atmosphere that is respectful, encourages creativity, team-building, and allows our people to pursue happiness every day.

  1. Eric Schmitt

    Eric Schmitt

    Police Chief

Police Department

Physical Address
110 West Maddux Street
Suite 100
Branson, MO 65616
Administrative: 417-334-3300
Police Service: 911
Fax: 417-334-5530

Compliments and Complaints

Compliments are greatly appreciated and passed on to the involved staff. The entire staff of the Branson Police Department is dedicated to doing everything in their power to treat those we contact with respect and dignity.

Complaints are taken very seriously and investigated fully. Each complaint is reviewed by the professional standards unit of the Branson Police Department.

To generate a compliment or a complaint you may contact any member of the Branson Police Department. You can also generate this online, or by downloading this form (PDF)

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