Cassville police seeking 2 officers

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Internet investigations lead to indictment

The Cassville Police Department is currently seeking one full-time and one part-time officer.

Cassville Police Chief Dana Kammerlohr said one officer had resigned after the first of the year, and Stuart Lombard was hired full-time as a patrol officer and administrative assistant position.

In December 2017, a purchase order was approved for a new police vehicle.

The Department obtained the following bids: Les Jacobs Ford of Cassville bid $29,656; Joe Machens Ford of Columbia; vendor did not send bid; and Country Dodge of Cassville bid at $28,200.

Kammerlohr recommended a 2018 Police Interceptor SUV from Les Jacobs Ford, which had the same equipment the Department has ordered in the past.

In other reports, the department in December had 517 calls for service were made through Central Dispatch, which generated 220 case reports. Officer Lombard provided a report of the breakdown of cases and traffic summons.

In internet crimes against children, Captain James Smith worked 36 Tech Assist cases with cell phone exams, computer previews and portable devices. As a result of their work, the Task Force served one search warrant and had one indictment.

Investigator Danny Boyd worked seven felonies and one CAC.

For 2017, 5,890 calls for service were made, which generated 2,660 reports.

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