Major Scott Shipers MSHP

Missouri State Highway Patrol to promote Gallatin native to Major

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective March 1, 2021. Captain Scott A. Shipers, commanding officer of Troop A, Lee’s Summit, is being promoted to the rank of major. Major Shipers will transfer to General Headquarters, Jefferson City, where he will serve as the bureau commander […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police arrest three after solving case of stolen and forged checks, child removed from home

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports a case has been solved involving stolen and forged checks in Chillicothe and the surrounding area. A 64 year old man, 46 year old man, and 37 year old woman from the Kansas City area were arrested on several charges to include forgery, possession of forgery equipment, stolen property, […]

Captain James McDonald MSHP St. Joseph

Commanding Officer of Missouri Highway Patrol, Troop H in St. Joseph, to retire after 28-years of service

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer of Troop H, St. Joseph, Missouri, will retire March 1, 2020, after 28 years of service to the citizens of Missouri. McDonald was appointed to the Patrol on January 1, 1992, as a member of the 64th Recruit Class. Upon completing his training at the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, […]

Sandra Karsten

Unionville graduate to retire from Missouri State Highway Patrol after 33-years

Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, 23rd superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, has announced she will retire effective September 1, 2018, after 33 years of dedicated service. “It has been an honor to serve the people of Missouri as a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol,” said Colonel Sandra K. Karsten. “For the past […]

Rex Ross

Lieutenant Rex Ross at TPD graduates from School of Police Staff and Command

A Trenton police officer recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University. Lieutenant Rex Ross successfully completed the 22-week program held in Evanston, Illinois from June 20th to November 20th, 2016. The School of Police Staff and Command provides 27 core blocks of upper-level college instruction and additional optional blocks […]