July 11, 2018

Our annual safety fair will be held on Saturday, July 21st from 10 am to 2 pm at The Point, 5600 Blue Ridge Cutoff.

April 26, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk about police activity at Walmart lately, so we wanted to share some statistics with you that might help give context.

April 10, 2018

Chief James B. Lynch and the Raytown Police Department have released the department’s 2017 Annual Report.

March 28, 2017

The report showcases some of the accomplishments of the men and women of the Raytown Police Department and provides an all-encompassing view of what we do, including crime statistics, community activities, divisions, and special units. The Raytown Police Department fee...

November 18, 2016

Raytown Police Officer Honored as 2016 CIT Officer of the Year by the Mid-America Crisis Intervention Team Council

October 23, 2015

Chief Jim Lynch and the Raytown Police Department are pleased to announce the graduation of the department’s Fall 2015 Citizen’s Police Academy participants, Wednesday, 10-21-15.  The 16 graduates learned about the police department and how it operates.  Participants u...

October 20, 2015

Raytown, MO – On Friday night, November 6, 2015, from 6:00 to 10:00 PM, the Raytown Police Department will host a virtual ride along, or "tweet-along,” on its Twitter account, @RaytownPD.  Viewers will “patrol” with one of Raytown Police’s “Night Squads.”


Ride with a p...

October 6, 2015


Fall celebrations like Halloween are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. 


Check out these 10 tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for trick-or-treaters:

  • Swords, knives, and other costume accessories s...

June 24, 2015

June 21st through the 27th is Missouri Summer Weather Safety Week.  The week is set aside to help raise awareness of excessive heat.  The Raytown Police Department would like to share heat safety tips with parents and guardians, to help keep all of our children safe, w...