Thank you to StormChasingVideo.com for the use of their photo for our FB cover. Please go to their website to see the entire video event as taken from the Blue Pkwy/I-470 overpass looking ESE. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations on a wonderful career, Sgt. Powelson. Your dedicated service to the community, especially our youth, will be greatly missed. Go enjoy a great retirement.Today, we celebrate the retirement of Sergeant Don Powelson. Sgt. Powelson started his career with the LSPD in 1984 as a Patrol Officer; he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2005. During his time with us Sergeant Powelson worked in the Patrol Division and spent the last 9 years of his career supervising the Juvenile Unit and Training Units. Sergeant Powelson's work in the Juvenile unit allowed him to build community partnerships with our school district as he worked with our School Resource Officers and D.A.R.E. Officers. Congratulations to Sergeant Don Powelson on 37 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Lee's Summit! ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations, Officers Frizzell and Frizzell on your well-earned retirements. Your 50+ years of combined, dedicated service to our citizens has not gone unnoticed and will be greatly missed.Today, we celebrated a first at the LSPD, we retired a husband and wife team!
Captain Don Frizzell served the citizens of Lee’s Summit for over 27 years of his 29 year career. Captain Frizzell worked as investigator in our Drug Unit as well as serving as a polygraph examiner during his time with us. After being promoted to Captain he served as a commander for several different units; his final assignment was the supervision of our Communications Unit.
Barb Frizzell began her career with the city as an Animal Control Officer. She transferred to the Police Department after just a few years and spent the remainder of her career working at our front desk as a Police Services Officer. PSO Frizzell enjoyed working with citizens on a daily basis to take reports and help them solve problems; in addition she was an integral part of our fleet and vehicle management team and assisted with the department’s hiring processes.
Between the two of them they have a total of over 50 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Lee’s Summit. We are sad to see them go but we wish them the best in retirement! ... See MoreSee Less