Tuesday, Sep 02nd



The Bolivar Police Department adheres to the Missouri Sunshine Law in the release of information and records.  Accident reports may be obtained by mail or in person. To allow for processing, these reports are available 7 business days following the date of the accident and can be attained at the Police Dept. during regular business hours.  There is a $3.00 fee for the report and if pictures are available and desired, there is an additional charge.  If requesting by mail, one can mail the request that should include a driver’s name and the date of the accident (if you have it), a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and a check for  the amount of $3.00 made payable to the City of Bolivar.  These should be addressed to the Bolivar Police Department, P.O. Box 9, Bolivar, MO  65613.   An incident report (reports other than accident) can be released in the same manner if per Missouri Sunshine Law, it is determined to be an open case.

The Bolivar Police Department does provide fingerprinting for the public for background checks i.e. employment, visas, housing etc.   The fee for this is $10.00 and can be done during regular business hours, Monday-Friday 8-5.

If you have questions on any of the above information, feel free to contact the Bolivar Police Department at (417) 326-5298 or admin.assist@bolivarpolice,org

Welcome to Bolivar, Missouri


If you are looking for the UTILITIES DEPARTMENT, they can be found in their original location at City Hall at 345 S. Main. This includes utility service, special events applications, business licenses, building permits and park reservations.

If you are looking for the COURT CLERK to pay a ticket or a fine, you will be able to find them in City Hall at 345 S. Main. They will be located on the bottom floor.

If you are looking for the POLICE DEPARTMENT, they are now located in the new Public Safety Center at 211 W. Walnut.

The FIRE DEPARTMENT has moved to the Public Safety Center at 211. W. Walnut.

The BUILDING INSPECTOR is now located in City Hall

The ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT has moved back into City Hall. City Hall is open regular business hours from 8am - 5pm. Cit Hall offices can help you with: business licenses, building permits, park reservations, special events applications, human resources, and accounts payable. Members of Administration are available by appointment only.

If you are in need of assistance, or have any questions, please call 326-2489.