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The purpose of the Posse is to provide services in cooperation with the Bates County Sheriff's Office in cases of emergency, disaster, searches and rescues. The Posse would also perform crowd control and traffic control during events that are held in the Bates County area.

All applicants of the Bates County Sheriff's Posse will be subject to a background character check and must be approved by the Posse Board Members and by the Bates County Sheriff's Office.


  • President - Brad Page
  • Vice-President - Tony Clark
  • Secretary - Jami Page
  • Treasurer - Jami Page
  • Board Members:
    • Allan Deardorff
    • Pablo Ortiz
    • Allen Page
    • James Thompson
    • Josh Rushing

Front Row: Sheriff Anderson, Trish Plunkett, Kim Deardorff, Tony Clark, Keith Cramer, Pam Thompson 
Second Row: Jami Page, Joey Plunkett, Don VanBuskirk, Jim Arnold, Blaine Baldwin, Chuck Bullock, Mike Thompson Pablo Ortiz 
Third Row: Ronnie Dennison, Brad Page, Josh Rushing, James Thompson, Allan Deardorff, Roger Deardorff, Allen Page 
Not Pictured: Daris Magoffin, Johnny Collett, Tracy Deardorff, Dan Loredo, Mike McCrary, Perry Heckadon, Jason Bennett, Mark Ortiz
If you think you might be interested in volunteering with the 
Bates County Sheriff's Posse please contact 
Jami at 660-679-3232
click HERE to send an email.

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