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Integrity. Service. Character. 

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The Independence Police Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization created by community stakeholders to support the City of Independence, Missouri Police Department. The Foundation solicits private donations and grant funding for projects, programs, equipment and other department needs. 


Our Mission

To build a safe city and strong community.


Our Vision

The Independence Police Foundation envisions the City of Independence being a community where all feel safe to live, work, and visit, supported by a highly trained, well-equipped and service-minded police force.


Our Values

The Independence Police Foundation values those sworn to protect and serve our community and the safety of residents, business owners, workers, and visitors in the City of Independence, Missouri.


Our Purpose

The purpose of the Independence Police Foundation is:

  • To assist the Independence Police Department in reducing crime and disorder through policing best practices, technology, and equipment.

  • To work with the Independence Police Department to ensure that every civilian and sworn member of the department has access to the best training to perform at the highest levels of professional standards.  

  • To assist employees and immediate family members of the Independence Police Department with economic hardships due to death, disability, critical illness or other catastrophic life event.

  • To build a bridge between the police department and the Independence community to work together in building a safe city.

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