Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  When is the Police Department open?

A.  Our office staff sees to the day-to-day operations of the department and assists the public, but the office is not open 24/7. Our office is open the same business hours as City Hall is open to the public, which are as follows:  

  • Normal business hours are Monday – Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • City Offices are closed on weekends and most Federal Holidays.  

                   POLICE OFFICERS ARE ON DUTY 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

      For non-emergency calls DURING business hours please call (573)346-3604 or AFTER normal business hours please call (573)346-2243.

EMERGENCY CALLS DIAL 9-1-1

Q.  Where is the Police Department located?

A.  Our office is located in the lower level of the Camdenton City Hall/Police Building located at 437 West US Highway 54, in Camdenton, MO. 

Q.  How do I request a copy of my police or motor vehicle crash report and is there a fee?

A.   If you would like to request a copy of your report you can appear in person at the Police Department or you may submit your request in writing. There is a fee for a copy of any report.  All fees must be paid by cash, check or money order. We do not accept debit/credit cards. Please make your check or money order payable to the Camdenton Police Department, 437 West US Highway 54, Camdenton MO 65020.  The amount charged depends on the type of report/photographs/videos.  Our fee schedule is listed below:

 

 General Reports $1.00 
 Motor Vehicle Crash Reports (minimum of 4 pages)  $2.00
 Driving While Intoxicated/Drugged (minimum of 12 pages)    $3.00
 CD of Photographs  $2.00
 Video  $5.00

 

If you are unsure about the associated fees or have questions, please call 573-346-3604 during normal business hours.

Q. How long does it take to get a copy of a report?

A.  We strive to have police and motor vehicle crash reports ready in five (5) business days.  However, it may take up to ten (10) business days depending on the work schedule and circumstances of the investigation.

 Q. Can I fax my request for a police report or motor vehicle crash report?

 A. No. Fax requests will only be accepted from law enforcement agencies. Law enforcement agencies please fax your request to (573)346-7920 or submit via e-mail to policedept@camdentoncity.com .

Q. Can I pay a traffic citation online?

A. Yes, you can pay a citation online by visiting www.camdentontix.com .  You will need the following information to pay your citation online:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Citation Number (upper right hand of citation)
  • Court Date (located top left of citation)
  • Fine Amount (if you do not know this amount, please call (573)346-3600)

Q. Can I go to the Police Department to get fingerprinted?

 A.  Yes, youcan come to the front desk of the Police Department during normal business hours, Monday – Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM. Our department is located in the lower level of the Camdenton City Hall/Police Building located at 437 West US Highway 54, in Camdenton. We do ask that you arrive prior to 4:15 PM if needing fingerprinted. 

 Q. How do I apply for a CCW (Carry Concealed Weapon) Permit?

A.  The Camdenton Police Department does not process CCW Permits. If you live in Camden County you can contact the Camden County Sheriff’s Department at (573)346-2243 ext. 299 for further information regarding CCW Permits.  If you do not live in Camden County and would like information regarding a CCW Permit, please contact the County Sheriff’s Department in Missouri where you live. You can also view this brochure from the Missouri State Highway Patrol regarding the Missouri law on concealed weapons:  http://www.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MSHPWeb/Publications/Brochures/document/SHP-863.pdf

Q. Where can I get a Criminal Record Check?

A. The general public can obtain a criminal record check of conviction information from:

For municipal convictions within City of Camdenton:

Camdenton Municipal Court
437 West US Highway 54
Camdenton, MO 65020
(573)346-3600

 For state convictions within Camden County:

Camden County Circuit Court
#1 Camden Court, Suite 8
Camdenton, MO 65020
(573)346-4440 ext. 3130

For state convictions with the State of Missouri:

Missouri State Highway Patrol
Criminal Records & Identification Division
P.O. Box 568
1510 E. Elm Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(Please submit Form SHP-158E)

 Q. Where can I find the Missouri Sex Offender Registry?

A. You can find the Missouri Sex Offender Registry by visiting the Missouri State Highway Patrol web site at: 

                   http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/CRID/SOR/SORPage.html

Q. Where can I find local and statewide Road Conditions?

A. You can find local and statewide road conditions by visiting: http://www.modot.org/

Q. Can I shoot off fireworks inside the City of Camdenton?

A. Other than professionally operated fireworks displays approved through the proper city permit, fireworks are illegal to shoot off in the City of Camdenton. Camdenton Municipal Ordinance Section 240.010 also prohibits the sale of fireworks within city limits. For more information on this ordinance please click here:  Camdenton City Code 240.010

Q. Does the Camdenton Police Department trade patches and/or honor patch requests?

A.
Due to both financial reasons and security concerns, our Department does NOT honor requests for our shoulder patches.  We do not forsee any change in this policy.  Please do not email or write us requesting an exemption to this policy.