Chief of Police Harry Gurin


Chief Gurin began his law enforcement career while attending Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri. Upon returning to metropolitan area he joined the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and retired after 26 great years. After leaving the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department he served as the Chief of Police in Greenwood, Missouri. Chief Gurin has served in several capacities with the Peculiar Police Department. After 2 years as a full time officer he was the Assistant Chief of Police for 7 years and became the Acting Chief in May, 2010. He officially became the City of Peculiar Chief of Police October 5, 2010. His total time in law enforcement, for those counting, is 49 continuous wonderful years.

Dispatching is contracted to the Raymore Police Department. Peculiar has a Police Department consisting of 10 Full Time police officer positions, 1 Reserve officer and 1 police clerk. Officers are scheduled on 12 hour shifts.

The City of Peculiar Police Department is committed to maintaining a high degree of training to ensure the safety of citizens and officers.

Harry Gurin- Chief of Police

Police Commissioner Alderman Jeff Harlan 

The Police Commissioner handles Community Complaints that have not been resolved to your satisfaction by the Chief of Police. Outstanding Complaints will be investigated by the Police Commissioner.

If a complaint remains unresolved please contact Brad Ratliff, City Administrator at (816) 779-5212.


      Police Department

      Chief Gurin

      Chief Harry Gurin

      Chief of Police

      (816) 779-5102




      Rhonda Koehn

      Police Records Clerk

      (816) 779-5102



      City of Peculiar Police

      Phone (816) 779-5102

      Fax (816) 758-5103

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      224 North Main Street
      Peculiar, Missouri 64078



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