Welcome to the Bates County Missouri Sheriff's Office Official Website

The Bates County Sheriff’s Office patrols the 837 square miles of our wonderful county, and serves all of our 16,500+ citizens with pride and professionalism. We have several links and resources available on our website but should you need to contact us please do so by clicking the button below. If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1 immediately.


The Bates County Sheriff’s Office has several divisions for you to build a career in.