The Bureau of Support and Professional Standards is managed by Randy Halstead, Chief of Police. Chief Halstead is directly responsible for equipment and vehicle purchases and is the Senior Commander of:
Police dispatchers / communications division
Animal Control / Humane Society
School Resource Officer / Campus Safety Officer
P.O.S.T. / Training
Bureau of Professional Standards
As a progressive and innovative department, and to maintain the ethical standards of the Missouri POST Commission, the Chief of Police formed an independent, specialized bureau. The Deputy Chief of Police is assigned as the Commander of the Bureau of Professional Standards.
The Bureau of Professional Standards is designed to conduct internal investigations and criminal investigations alleged against commissioned and non-commissioned department employees.
For more information on the Bureau of Support and Professional Standards, please contact the Lebanon Police Department at (417) 532-3131.