The Eldon Police Department is headed by the City Marshal, an elected position. The City Marshal is the Eldon Police Chief Brian Kidwell who was appointed into the position by the mayor which was previously held by Rodney Fair who retired before his term was up.  Fair had held the position since 2005. 

Kidwell became a law enforcement officer in March 2001 which is first assignment beginning April 2001 as a road officer with Miller County. In 2003 Kidwell became a narcotics officer for the MOSMART possession section for Miller County. In 2004 he obtained the title of Detective with Miller County until June of 2007.  In October 2008 Kidwell came to work at the Eldon Police Department.In 2010 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. and in July 2012 he became a Captain and was promoted to Assistant Police Chief.  When Rodney Fair retired in February 2017, he became Chief of Police.

Kidwell will run for the elected position in April 2018 when Fair's initial term was to expire.

Officers of the Eldon Police Department: 

Police Chief Brian Kidwell
Assistant Police Chief, Captain Scott Elley
Detective Robert Tamm
Officer Mark Beauchamp
Officer Casey Shoemate
Officer, Night time Corporal Todd Warner
Officer, Night time Corporal Terry Etter
Officer Justin Romito
Officer David Lawrence
Officer Michael Atkinson
Officer Tim Bradley
Officer Devon Davis
Officer,  Luke Gatlin
SRO (School Resource officer) Larry Bowling

To request a Vacation Check, click here:
Document Center
      Contact Info

      Police Chief Brian Kidwell

      111 S. Oak Street

      Eldon, MO 65026



      City of Eldon | 101 S. Oak Eldon, MO 65026  |  Phone: 573-392-2291
      Contact Us  |  Site Map   |  Powered by MunicipalCMS
      E-notify RSS Feeds Facebook