Community and Youth Outreach Bureau 

(816) 228-0178

(816) 228-0242


Link: Community and Youth Outreach (CYOU) Bureau

CYOU brings together a committed team of professionals with extensive training and experience in prevention services and youth intervention, as well as providing or referring to supportive services. This team has received state, national, and international attention and recognition as a model for community-based services to youth and families.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Snyder, Jim Captain (816) 228-0154
Kunkel, Tammy Receptionist 816-228-0178
Kintz, Allen Sergeant- School Resource Officers 816-228-0178
Stark, Raquel Administrative Secretary 816-228-0164
Westerman, Amber DARE 816-228-0178
McCain, Jamie School Resource Officer 816-228-0178
Foster , Jennifer School Resource Officer 816-228-0178
Covington, Ralph School Resource Officer 816-228-0178
Heishman, Doug Crime Prevention Officer 816-228-0254
Welch, Kerri Crisis Counselor 816-228-0178
Mitchell, Jon School Resource Officer 816-228-0178
Jackson, Jessica Crisis Counselor 816-228-0178
Sargent, Jeff Sergeant- Crime Prevention 816-228-0178
Smith, Alex School Resource Officer 816-228-0178

Bike Patrol 

(816) 228-0178

(816) 228-0242

Link: Bike Patrol

The primary goal of the Bike Patrol program is to facilitate a partnership between the Police Department and the community.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Lalli, Colby Sergeant (816) 228-0178
Kunkel, Tammy Receptionist (816) 228-0178

Leadership Camp 

(816) 228-0178

(816) 228-0242

Link: Leadership Camp

The Leadership Camp was created to help youth learn about making healthy lifestyle choices and living a drug free life.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kunkel, Tammy Receptionist (816) 228-0178

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Program 

(816) 228-0178

(816) 228-0242

Link: Crime-Free Multi-Housing (CFMH)

The City of Blue Springs Police Department sponsors the Crime-Free Multi-Housing Program to address the needs of the owners and managers of multi family dwellings in the City.

Crisis Assistance Program 

(816) 228-0178

(816) 228-0242

Link: Crisis Assistance Program

The Crisis Assistance Program is equipped with staff who intervenes and de-escalates crisis situations, then leads youth and families to a realistic plan for success.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kunkel, Tammy Crisis Assistance Program Receptionist (816) 228-0178

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) 

(816) 228-0155

(816) 228-0242

Link: Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)

The DARE program operates in all of the district’s elementary schools and is enhanced beyond traditional programs to include curriculum, case management, and parenting classes.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Westerman, Amber DARE Program Police Officer (816) 228-0155

National Night Out Against Crime 

(816) 228-0247

(816) 228-0242

Link: National Night Out Against Crime

The Blue Springs Police Department sponsors National Night Out Against Crime, a free event, designed to educate children and adults about crime prevention, general public safety and the danger of drugs.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Heishman, Doug Police Officer (816) 228-0247

(816) 228-0170

(816) 228-0147


Link: Professional Standards Unit

The Professional Standards Unit consists of the Communications Unit, Blue Springs Police Deparment Accreditation, and Internal Affairs.