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Command Staff

James BagleyChief of Police
Kevin R. Freeman

Kevin Freeman joined the North Kansas City Police Department in 1997. During his career, he has served as patrol officer, detective and a member of the special incident team. Chief Freeman was promoted to sergeant in 2003 and worked in the Patrol Division including serving as administrative sergeant in 2009. In 2011 Kevin was promoted to division commander over the Investigations Division. January 2020, Kevin was promoted to Chief after the retirement of Chief Beamer. 

Major Freeman is a born and raised “northlander” graduating from North Kansas City High School. Major Freeman received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from Park University in Parkville, MO. In June of 2013, he attended and graduated from the 253rd Session of the FBI National Academy.


James BagleyPatrol Commander
Major Jim Bagley

Jim Bagley joined the North Kansas City Police Department in 1990. During his career, he has served as a patrol officer, accident investigator, tactical team operator and member of the Metropolitan Major Case Squad (Metro Squad). Major Bagley was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 1996 where he served as a firearms instructor, patrol supervisor, tactical team leader and accident investigation/reconstruction team leader. Major Bagley also served as administrative sergeant in 2008. In 2013 Jim was promoted to commander over the Patrol Division.

Major Bagley was born and raised in North Kansas City, graduating from North Kansas City High School. Major Bagley is a graduate of the Kansas City Regional Police Academy 77 EOC Penn Valley, Central States Law Enforcement Executive Development Program 18th Session - Lawrence, Kansas and Missouri Police Chiefs Command College - Jefferson City, Missouri. In June of 2015, he attended and graduated from the 260th Session of the FBI National Academy. 

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Support Services Commander
Major Mark Smith

Mark Smith joined the North Kansas City Police Department in 1991. During his career, he has served as a patrol officer, investigator, lead investigator, crisis negotiator, firearms instructor, defensive tactics instructor, a member of the Crash Team, a member of the Clay County Investigations Squad and a member of the Metropolitan Major Case Squad. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2007 and served as a Patrol Supervisor, Lead Negotiator, robot operator and a Lead Officer for the Metro Squad. He served as an Administrative Sergeant in 2010. He was the Investigations Supervisor from 2011 until his promotion to Major in 2019.

Major Smith was born in Kidder Missouri and graduated from J. C. Penney High School in Hamilton Missouri. Major Smith is a graduate of the 83rd entrant office class of Kansas City Missouri Regional Police Academy, Missouri Police Chiefs Command College Class 1 – Jefferson City Missouri June 2011, a graduate of Park College Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with distinction in 1997 and a graduate of Lincoln University with a Master of Arts degree in Sociology/ Criminal Justice in 2011.

 

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