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Annual Crime Reports

Annual crime reports featuring full statistics. More...


The D.A.R.E. program is designed to help children boost their self-esteem, help to respect others, learn to "Say No" to drug and other negatives and to "Say Yes" to the positive alternatives in the world. More...

Safe Schools

Indepth information on how the School Resource Officer program works. More...

Crime Prevention and Safety

Lt. Dorr

Lt. Joel Dorr

Lt. Joel Dorr is a nine-year veteran of the Dexter Police Department with previous experience with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the Poplar PD and Butler County Sheriff's Department. Dorr attended TRCC, Central Missouri State University and Missouri State Highway Patrol Advanced Police Academy, and Accident Investigation training. He is also a radar instructor and attended MSHP Supervision School. He currently supervises six road officers and four dispatchers.


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