Office Staff

Karen Coleman

Mrs. Coleman has been with the department since 1985 where she served as an Animal Control Officer until 1992 at which time she transferred to a Secretary position.   She has successfully completed training in Missouri Uniform Crime Reporting, as well as a Missouri Uniform Crime Reporting Supervisor's Course.  She was M.A.C.A. trained and certified through the state of Missouri from 1985 until 2010.  Mrs. Coleman also attended a Fingerprint Identification Course in 2000 and also has completed level 1 & 2 of the National Incident Based Reporting System though the F.B.I.  
Coleman became the department's Administrative Secretary in February 2015.
You may contact Mrs. Coleman at (573) 785-5776 ext. 1331 or by e-mail at: 


Ashley Fox

Mrs. Fox began her career with the department in September 2011 as a part-time communications officer. Fox became a full-time dispatcher in November 2011 and obtained several APCO certifications including: Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Training Officer, Liability and Courtroom Demeanor, Dealing with Excited Delirium and School Violence. From the Missouri State Highway Patrol Fox received a M.U.L.E.S. certification. Ms. Fox has also been trained in Crisis/Hostage Negotiation for Dispatchers (CATLET), Mentally Ill - Crisis Intervention (MCC) and Hazardous Materials (PSI). Fox is one of the department's Public Notary's. Fox transferred to the Records Department in February 2015. You may contact Ms. Fox at (573) 785-5776 ext. 1324 or her email: