Advertisement

Springfield Police Department reports ‘severe staffing shortages,’ modifies business hours

(KY3)
Published: Jul. 31, 2021 at 3:36 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield Police Department is cutting back hours at the headquarters on Chestnut Expressway.

The department says it is experiencing “severe staffing shortages,” leading to the modified hours. The staffing shortage is impacting not only sworn officers, but also professional support staff.

Starting Aug. 2, you can file “walk-in” reports from Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The front lobby is closed on Sundays, while the south-side police station on West Battlefield remains closed to the public.

Some police reports can also be filed online. For a list of crimes that can be reported online, CLICK HERE.

To report a correction or typo, please email digitalnews@ky3.com

Copyright 2021 KY3. All rights reserved.