St. Louis County Police Officers patrol eight large precincts. Officers in the Division of Patrol make traffic stops, answering radio calls and conduct self-initiated assignments. There are countless specialized units and much room for career growth. The Department has a work force capacity of 975 officers and over 300 Professional Staff Employees to include Security Officers, Dispatchers, Record, Report and Warrant Clerks. Every day brings new and exciting challenges and the opportunity to help and protect others. Our officers provide a high level of service to our citizens, we have a strong commitment to community engagement. St. Louis County Police Department is a professional organization with a connection to family.
The Mission of St. Louis County Police Department is to work cooperatively with the public, and within the framework of the Constitution to enforce laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide a safe environment in our neighborhoods.