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If you would like to report a crime tip you may do so by calling the Potosi Police Department Crime Tip Line at 573-438-5668.  Your crime tip will be recorded and left anoyomously.  You may also complete the following form and click submit to make an anoyomous submission.


Crime Tip

On behalf of the dedicated men and women of the Potosi Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our website. It is an honor be your Chief and serve alongside the men and women of the Potosi Police Department. The Potosi Police Department is committed to safeguarding the lives and property and enhancing the quality of life of its residents. We practice community-based policing and value our partnerships with citizens and community organizations. As we develop programs, implement technology and take on new initiatives, know that the Potosi Police Department regards the City’s residents as its highest priority. I look forward to leading the Department and working with the community to keep Potosi safe. The Moto of the men and women of the Potosi Police Department is Service and Protection.  We will continue to build on our traditions of Honor, Professionalism and Dedication.


Chief Wm. Michael Gum

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Welcome to the official website of the Potosi Police Department, located in Washington County, Missouri.  The Potosi Police Department serves the City of Potosi, which is located approximately 60 miles south of St. Louis, MO.


Here you can find information regarding the Police Deparment, staff, policies and procedures, community involvement information, services provided, important contact information, and links to various city, county, state and federal agencies. The Police Department plays a key role in the safety and well being of the citizens of Potosi and Washington County Missouri and takes great pride in this Endeavour.


Although we are very proud of the rich history and the important role the Police Department has played in it, the Potosi Police Department continues to move forward with the newest innovations in law enforcement technology.




Chief Michael Gum



Captain Mal Gum

 PO Casey Price

PO William Gleeson

SRO Aaron Harvey



Detective Sgt. Jonie Boyer

 PO Garth Rogers

PO Scott Pratt

  PO Qunatzi Jones

 PO Chris Knight

 PO Cody Smith


PO Owen Bourbon


Corp. Travis Wilkinson

PO Brandon Thomlinson




Corp. Matt Coffman


Mary Glore, Records Clerk










Crime Tip Line 




One Police Plaza

Potosi, Missouri


Administrative Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9AM -5PM