Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners

1125 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

Phone: (816)-234-5055
Fax: (816)-234-5333

Email: Bethany.Ruoff@kcpd.org
Website: http://www.kcpd.org/

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 84.360


Function: The Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners operates the Kansas City Police Department in accordance with statute.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 12 meetings

Location of meetings: Kansas City

Duration of meetings: 5 to 8 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 4 hours to 2 days

Total time commitment: 50 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 5

Appointed members: 4

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive a salary of $2,400 per year and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: none

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Mr. Nathan Garrett
Member 1
Kansas City
Term begins: Jun 6, 2017
Term expires: Mar 7, 2021

Vacant Slot
Member 2

Vacant Slot
Member 3

Mr. Leland Shurin
Member 4
Kansas City
Term begins: Jul 13, 2015
Term expires: Jan 6, 2018

Sly James
Mayor of Kansas City