Meet Our Team

Maysville Police Department Personnel:

  • Current locations at 212 Government Street and one sub-station on Forest Avenue
  • Currently have 26 officers
  • Fully staffed at 26 officers
  • 8 full-time dispatchers
  • 2 part-time dispatchers (1 of which is also our property room clerk)
  • 1 full-time property room clerk (also a dispatcher)

General Inquiry Contacts

Maysville-Mason County Dispatch
Maysville Police

Officers and Staff

Police Chief


Police Chief Michael A. Palmer


Executive Staff
Asst. Chief Chris Conley
Lieutenant Jeremy Poe
Lieutenant Paul Mellenkamp
Patrol Sergeants
Sergeant Kelly Prater
Sergeant Zachary Sutton
Sergeant Eric Hylander
Sergeant Michael Reese
Criminal Investigation Section
Detective T.C. Rice
Detective Michael Parsons
Detective Ryan Hull
Detective Jeff Hord
Detective Cullen Thomas
Patrol Officers
Officer Justin Merrill
Officer Adam Burns
K-9 Officer Eric Poynter
Officer Juan Davis
Officer John Merson
Officer Austin Fraley
Officer Jacob Johnson
Officer Tyler French
Officer Cynthia Berry
Officer Quinton Smoot
Officer Andrew Jefferson
Officer Cara Woods
Officer Trey Crump
Community Liaison
Officer Chris Neal
Property & Evidence
Police Chaplains
Chaplain Tony Liess
Chaplain Adam Burton
Chaplain Elizabeth Smith
Maysville-Mason County 911 Communications
Assistant Supervisor Tanisha Stitt
TAC David Mefford
Dispatcher Steve Helphenstine
Dispatcher Kelly Thomas
Dispatcher Shayla Conley
Dispatcher Shawn Gooding
Dispatcher Sam Blevins
Dispatcher Lang Touchton

Specialized Programs

Canine Program
Maysville Police Department currently has one dual-purpose German Shepherd named Kaos and his handler Officer Eric Poynter.
Mason County Joint Special Response Team
The Mason County Joint Special Response Team consists of officers from Maysville Police Department and Mason County Sheriff's Office. 
Criminal Investigation Section
Maysville Police Department has four detectives with one on special assignment with the FBI.
Honor Guard

Honor Guard

For the past ten years we have been throughout the Commonwealth at various ceremonies with our Honor Guard Program
Bike Patrol