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THE INFORMANT Missouri Police Chiefs 1001 East High Street | Jefferson City, MO 65101 | 573.636.5444

2013 FALL EDITION Membership Benefits MPCA Employment Listings


Defensive Pursuit Driving Training Program

MPCA FaceBook

2013 MPCA Annual Convention

2013-2014 MPCCF Command College


Executive Director Sheldon Lineback

Senior Administrative Assistant  Kathy Hollaway

Training Coordinator Shelia Niekamp

Communications & Training Stacey Peters


Membership with the MPCA gives you so many exciting opportunities with fantastic ways to get involved with the law enforcement profession. This Fall we will be offering several ways to get together amongst your peers allowing you to entertain new ideas with one another and continue to improve your profession for years to come!

annual events allowing you to connect with peers, along with CE and several training programs. The MPCA was founded in 1953 to allow for closer relationships between police chiefs in Missouri and to foster high professional standards for all law enforcement officers. Since its conception, MPCA's mission has grown to include:

The Missouri Police Chiefs has had another successful year and is most happy to end the year with a record high in membership participation, training programs, and events! This keeps us looking forward to another successful year in 2014 and even more opportunities to increase awareness of the association, its membership and the of police chiefs in the law enforcement sector. The MPCA is your advocate at the Capitol, fighting to protect the rights of police chiefs around the state of Missouri. In addition the MPCA keeps members up-to-date with current events,

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•Develop closer official and personal cooperation between chiefs, law enforcement and governmental agencies. •Propose, support and provide information on legislation relative to the betterment of law enforcement. Promote professionalism, training, and public relations. Disseminate to its members timely information relative to law enforcement. Sponsor scholarships, Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run and other community betterment activities.

Membership Application

2013 Annual Convention


AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP MPCA’s Award Committee is seeking nominations for several prestigious association awards and one scholarship that will be presented during the MPCA’s Annual Convention December 12, 2013 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City, MO. Below is our annual awards and scholarship information including a nomination form for each. MPCA President's Citizen Award


This year the MPCA’s Annual Conference offers more than meets the eye! We are very excited to hold our 60th Annual Convention and Trade Show. Top three reasons to attend: 1. MPCA will provide a variety of quality POST hours on the latest in law enforcement. 2. Multiple opportunities are available to mingle with your law enforcement peers and visit with exhibitors at the trade show and throughout the convention. 3. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, great food and applauding your peers receiving awards and scholarships at the MPCA Banquet.

MPCA Donald "Red" Loehr Outstanding Police Chief Award MPCA Mary Phelan Media Award MPCA Police Medal of Honor Award MPCCF Academic Student Scholarship

Please click on the following link for information and a nomination form for each of the awards and scholarship. MPCA & MPCCF 2013 AWARDS PACKET To print the packet please click here.

registration coming soon!!!!

If your company is interested in exhibiting at the 2013 MPCA Annual Trade Show in December please contact Sheldon Lineback at: or 573.636.5444 Missouri Police Chiefs Association | 1001 East High Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101



Employment Listings


The Missouri Police Chiefs Association provides local and state law enforcement agencies to identify employment opportunities for police chiefs, supervisory position, law enforcement officers, communication officers, and other position within their organization. Information on the position and access to employment applications can be e-mailed to the MPCA. TO POST A JOB LISTING PLEASE CONTACT SHELDON LINEBACK AT: or 573.636.5444

This is your destination for exciting law enforcement job opportunities and the best resource for qualified candidates within the Law Enforcement Industry in Missouri.


2013-2014 Command College The Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation (MPCCF) is proud to announce the inaugural session of MPCCF Command College. This training provides law enforcement the to receive official recognition and documentation for completing Command Level Training, over 300 hours of POST CE and the option to a Master’s Degree in SOC/CJ from Lincoln University which is accredited by the North Central

Accreditation Association. For information please click links below: Command College Application

To print the application please click here. Questions? Contact Sheldon Lineback at: or 573.636.5444


mpca facebook

The MPCA FaceBook page is a great and fun way to communicate with our members and citizens across the state of Missouri, allowing us to share current events pertaining to law enforcement. Â Also, it keeps everyone up-to-date about our events and training programs taking place with the association and foundation.


MPCA Defensive/Pursuit Driving training ! The Missouri Police Chiefs Association is proud to provide Defensive/Pursuit Driving Training. There is NO FEE for this course and the course is certified for P.O.S.T. CEHs, in the core block of 2 Hours Technical and 6 Hours Skills. Registration for this Seminar is limited to a MAXIMUM of 6 Students and MINIMUM of 4 students. The training will be held at the MPCA office, 1001 East High Street, Jeerson City, MO 65101. Classes will be held September 20, 2013 through December 31, 3013. Please click link below for additional information. Defensive/Pursuit Driving Training


Defensive driving is: "driving to save lives, time, and money, in spite of the conditions around you and the actions of others." It is a form of training for motor vehicle drivers that goes beyond mastery of the rules of the road and the basic mechanics of driving. Its aim is to reduce the risk of collision by anticipating dangerous situations, despite adverse conditions or the mistakes of others. This can be achieved through adherence to a variety of general rules, as well as the practice of specific driving techniques.


Testimonials Wanted!

The Missouri Police Chiefs would like to know why you became a member of the MPCA, what you like the most, and what have you taken from the associations member benefits. Please contact Stacey Peters with your testimony at: or 573.636.5444.

The Informant 2014 Calendar • March - Spring Edition • June - Summer Edition • September - Fall Edition • December - Winter Edition

Publication Contributions The Missouri Police Chiefs encourages our members to submit ideas, articles, pictures, and input for the masterpiece of the end product of The Informant. • What do you want to know? • What would you like to read about?

Don’t forget about the Missouri Police Chiefs resourceful tool box above enclosed with valuable ways to make your everyday life much easier within the law enforcement profession. That is what the MPCA is here for! Click here for tools “The MPCA will take care of you, So you can take care of your. Community.”


• What interests you the most? Of course law enforcement is the answer to all the above questions! But let us know what aspect and which topics you would like to see and keep your interest. Please contact Stacey Peters to submit material for The Informant at: Speters@MOpca or 573.636.5444

The Missouri Police Chiefs would like to thank ALL our members for your involvement and dedication to the MPCA and law enforcement across Missouri.

thank you to all our sponsors!

To become a MPCA Sponsor please contact Sheldon Lineback at: or 573.636.5444

2013 Fall Edition The Informant