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Annual Chiefs Conference

May 3 – 7, 2025
Margaritaville Resort, Lake of the Ozarks

Annual SRO Conference

June 21 – June 26, 2025
Margaritaville Resort, Lake of the Ozarks

Upcoming Events

Command College #15: November 2024 – April 2025

  • November 11 – 15, 2024
  • December 09 – 13, 2024
  • January 06-10, 2025
  • February 10 – 14, 2025
  • March 10 – 14, 2025
  • April 7 – 11, 2025

Upcoming Membership Meeting Dates*

  • July 19, 2024 – MOPCA Office
  • December 6, 2024 – Special Olympics building (305  Special Olympics Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101)

*RSVPs are requested, as lunch is served after each meeting.

2024 Training Dates

  • Basic S.R.O. Training: June 10 – 14, 2024
  • Basic S.R.O. Training: July 8 – 12, 2024
  • Advanced S.R.O. Training: July 22 – 25, 2024
  • Advanced S.R.O. Training: August 5 – 8, 2024*

ANNUAL D.A.R.E. OFFICER TRAINING (Only once a year, and only at MOPCA)
September 8 – 20, 2024

CLICK HERE to download the 2024 D.A.R.E. Training Application Packets

Quick Links

President’s Message

Chief Chris DiGiuseppi

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to welcome you to the website of the Missouri Police Chiefs Association.  Our organization represents over 600 professional police leaders throughout the State of Missouri.  We serve our members through advanced training, professional opportunities, dissemination of information and collaborative efforts that unite policing across our State.  We offer benefits to aid police leaders, such as continuing education credits, legal defense, scholarships, promotional process services, charitable activities and networking opportunities that help law enforcement fulfill their mission. 

 Through the support of our collective communities and the partnerships with our citizens, we keep Missouri neighborhoods, businesses and schools safe. 

 It is my sincere honor to serve as the President of our Board and I look forward to working with our law enforcement executives as we serve the Citizens of the State of Missouri. 

 God bless and be safe!

Chairman’s Message

Chief Kurt Frisz

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to welcome you to the Missouri Police Chiefs Association website. It is an honor to serve as the President of the Missouri Police Association and I am excited to continue working with this organization as we move through 2023.  The past few years have brought us many challenges for law enforcement across the nation and in our great State to say the least. But together we have faced those challenges and will continue to do so moving forward.

The Missouri Police Chiefs Association represents over 600 members throughout the State of Missouri and has done so since 1953. This Association is proud to serve all members of law enforcement in Missouri with training, information, professional opportunities, subject matter expertise, pro law enforcement legislative efforts, continuing education, command level training, legal defense, scholarships, and charitable activities, as well as promotional testing services. We look forward to the many challenges and opportunities we will face in the future as we serve our members. We are committed to represent you and your interest as we lead the way with professionalism and integrity. I look forward to working with all our law enforcement executives and partners as we serve the citizens of the State of Missouri.

Executive Director Message

Chief Robert Shockey

As a third-generation officer with nearly 40 years in law enforcement – 20 of those spent serving as Chief of the Arnold Police Department – it is my honor to serve as the Executive Director for the MPCA. In this role, I feel my time and experience can be best utilized to impact the training and legislation that effects Chiefs and departments across our great state. The association was founded in 1953 and consists top management and executive level personnel from law enforcement agencies statewide. Our membership includes police chiefs, command staff, members the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and representatives of a number of federal agencies, along with DPS, as well as Student Resource Officers and Dare Officers from across the state. The MPCA is governed by an executive board of directors.

Members of the MPCA have access to top-tier training, will be on the front line of state legislative changes, have access a wide variety of instructional resources, as well as up-to-date general orders. All members are also eligible to buy in to our Legal Defense Fund, which is in place to represent participating members should any legal issues arise during your employment. We’re here to help you, and look forward to working together.

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