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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Police Release the Name of Victim in Fatal Pedestrian Incident

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The pedestrian involved in Friday’s fatal accident on US Highway 65 has been identified as 33-year-old, Amber Lawson of Branson, Missouri. The City of Branson extends its sincerest condolences to the family as they mourn the loss of Mrs. Lawson.

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Branson Police Start Impaired Driving Crackdown Today

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You will see more Branson Police officers looking for impaired drivers starting today, as they join a nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown. This will include high-visibility enforcement throughout the City of Branson and will run from Aug...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Enrollment Now Open for 2018 Citizen Police Academy

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The Branson Police Department is now accepting applications for its 2018 Citizen Police Academy, where community members are given an opportunity to learn about police procedures and investigation techniques.

The Citizen Police Academy offers a behind-the-...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Branson Police Warn Families about the Dangers of Heatstroke

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Outside of crashes, heatstroke is the number one vehicle-related killer of children in the United States. That’s why Branson Police Department is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Heatstroke Awareness Day, to reduce the...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Alleged Police Impersonator Charged

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The man who is accused of recently impersonating a police officer or a U.S. Marshal has been charged. Branson resident, 41-year old Kristopher Charles Peters, is in the Taney County Jail and is charged with Kidnapping (1st degree B Felony) and False Imper...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Branson Police Seek Information on Alleged Police Impersonator

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The Branson Police Department is seeking information regarding a subject who may have recently impersonated a police officer or U.S. Marshal, in the area.

While the subject of the investigation is in custody, Branson investigators wish to interview citizen...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Branson Police See 94% Random Alcohol Compliance Check Success Rate

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The Branson Police Department conducted random alcohol compliance spot checks on June 23rd throughout the city with the assistance of minors. These spot checks are conducted on Branson businesses holding liquor licenses to confirm that clerks are properly...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Branson Police Expanding “Project Lifesaver” to help Keep Tourists Safe

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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has just awarded a $5,000 grant to the Branson Police Department to expand its Project Lifesaver program to include visitors and tourists.

Project Lifesaver involves wearable bracelet trackers for individuals wit...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Donation Enables Branson Police to get a New K-9 Officer

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The Branson Police Department is excited to announce they will be purchasing and training a new police K-9, thanks to a generous $20,000 donation from the local Vietnam Veterans Association Post 913.

Every year the Vietnam Veterans Association identifies a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Branson Police Officer Graduates from Top Training Course

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The City of Branson would like to congratulate Branson Police Officer Lt. E.J. Jones for graduating from the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officers Course at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

After the three month long cour...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Branson Police Warn Residents of a Possible Roofer Scam

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The Branson Police Department would like to warn residents in and around the Branson area of a scam involving a business claiming to be a roofing company that is trying to pressure residents to conduct business over the phone.

This particular company is ca...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Branson Police Officers to Participate in ‘Cop on a Rooftop’ 2018

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The Branson Police Department, along with other area law enforcement agencies will take to the sky in support of the Special Olympics on the roof of Dunkin’ Donuts this Friday, May 18, from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Dunkin’ Donuts location on Hwy 76 loca...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Branson’s Prescription Drug Take Back Event a Big Success

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Out of the 250 collection sites in the State of Missouri for the recent National Prescription Drug Take Back event that was held Saturday April 28, the Branson Police department brought in the 22nd highest amount in the state with 400 pounds of p...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Branson Police to Give “Hero Welcome” to Hospice Child

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When 9-year old hospice patient, Grant York drives into Branson from Oklahoma on Friday evening, he will be greeted by police cars and emergency vehicles who will escort him into town.

Grant saw a television commercial for Dolly Parton’s Stampede in his ho...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Branson Police Arrest 3 People - Recover 2 Stolen Vehicles

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Branson Police Officers responded to Cahill Road on May 7, in reference to the report of theft from motor vehicles.   Upon arrival, it was discovered that a vehicle had been stolen from the same location. Quick action was taken by the patrol offi...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Branson Police Arrest Alleged Serial Burglar

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The Branson Police Department has arrested a man who has been linked to a string of recent burglaries and thefts in the Branson area.

Beginning April 7 the Branson Police Department started receiving an unusual amount of commercial burglary calls....

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Branson Police Warn of Scam that is Targeting Local Businesses

Branson police are warning all business leaders to be on alert after two local businesses have fallen prey to the same type of fraudulent scam in the past two years.

A local retail business reported Tuesday that an employee received a call from a number th...

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