City of Laurie, Missouri

Lake of the Ozarks

Laurie Police Department

Phone: (573) 374-4871

Fax: (573) 374-0114

The Laurie Police Department is a full-service, 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week department.

The MISSION of Laurie Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in our City by working in partnership with the community and in accordance with constitutional rights to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide for a safe environment. 
• Protect the lives and property of our fellow citizens and impartially enforce the law.
• Fight crime both by preventing it and by aggressively pursuing violators of the law.
• Maintain a higher standard of integrity than is generally expected of others because so much is expected of us.
• Value human life, respect the dignity of each individual and render our services with courtesy and civility.

We have a staff of three full-time officers, plus the chief, and are always taking applications for reserve positions.  Everyday our employees are dedicated to serving the community to reduce crime and make our neighborhoods safe. Using new and innovative crime strategies, we are focused on proactive ways to solve challenges and ensure our citizens have the best quality of life.
We provide services such as residential checks, business checks, lock outs and events, neighborhood patrols, as well as around the clock coverage.  

All law enforcement agencies in the lake area work together and share intelligence to benefit our citizens.
As all our personnel live and work in the area, we have a nat­ural desire to provide the best service possible to keep Laurie one of the world's best places to live.

If you have witnessed any kind of suspicious, criminal or drug activity in the City of Laurie, please submit the following online anonymous form to the City of Laurie Police Department or

 E-Mail... Police Tips

Online Anonymous Police Tips Form Page

Drug Take Back Program

Police Citizen Survey

Police Application for Employment

Our Police Officers

Chief Mark Black has worked for the Laurie Police Department since 2007, and has been in law enforcement since 1979.  He came to Laurie PD from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, where he obtained the Medal of Valor, Purple Heart and Deputy of the Year twice, and he is also the recipient of the State of Missouri Deputy of the Year.  Mark started his career in law enforcement for the City of St. John, and later went to work in St Louis where he was on the Gang Enforcement Unit, and the Auto Theft Task Force. On his off time, Mark likes to ride his Harley and work on his 1968 GTX Roadrunner.

Officer Angela Nickerson has worked for the Laurie Police Department since 2010, and has been in law enforcement since 2000.  She came to Laurie PD from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department where she served as a D.A.R.E. Officer, deputy and court security.  Angela is Assistant to the Chief, Field Training Officer, Serves on the Major Case Squad, Office and Computer Management and Patrol Officer.  Her hobbies and passions are kayaking, hiking, camping, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.  Angela loves working for the police department in Laurie and having the opportunity to get to know and help the citizens that live here.
Officer Pete Fox
Officer Rich Pugh
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Officer Scott Craig graduated first in class from Missouri Sheriff’s Association Training Academy in March 2014, and shortly became a Reserve Officer.  In October 2014 Scott became a full time patrol officer.  He is very passionate about helping other people and protecting our community.  Scott will be serving as the Evidence Technician, Crime Watch Officer and Type II Operator for DWI Equipment.

Officer Nick Shoemate
Officer Brian Williams
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