HPD Staff

Chief of Police

R. Martin


Welcome to the Holden Police Department’s web page. I am pleased to have your interest in the department and our activities. The department has 6 sworn officers and one Animal Control Officer. We also currently have 4 reserve officers.

 The department is a 24 hours law enforcement agency providing quality protection for our citizens and their property. We are sworn to protect all citizens who reside in or visit the community. The department works well with all law enforcement agencies.

 The mission of the Holden Police Department is to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve and to enhance public safety while working with citizens to improve their quality of life.

 Thank you for taking time to visit our web page. If you are in need of assistance or have a question pertaining to the Holden Police Department, please don’t hesitate to contact me. It is a pleasure for the department to be part of the community.

Code Enforcement & Animal Control Officer

Eric Gustin

Phone: (816)850-4154

Eric is the Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Holden.  It is part of his duties to enforce the City Codes set forth by the City of Holden.  Eric can be contacted at the Holden Police Department.

Eric Gustin is also Holden's animal control officer.  If an animal is running at large, please contact Eric at 850-4154.  All dogs and cats are required to be licensed by the City.  Tags are due on the anniversary date that the tag was issued.  Contact City Hall, 101 W. 3rd St. 732-4811. Please be reminded that City ordinances limit two animals to a household.