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
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.
Chief Harry Gurin
Chief of Police
Police Records Clerk
City of Peculiar Police
Phone (816) 779-5102
Fax (816) 758-5103
Emergency Dial 911
224 North Main StreetPeculiar, Missouri 64078