Welcome to the Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis.

Everyday our nearly 2,000 commissioned and civilian employees are dedicated to working with the community to reduce crime and make our neighborhoods safe. Using new and innovative crime strategies, we are focused on proactive ways to solve challenges and ensure our citizens have the best quality of life.

We hope you find our website and social media platforms a resourceful and informative means of communication.


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The Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis is proud to be an internationally accredited CALEA agency. To read more about CALEA, click on the logo.
The St. Louis Police Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that supports the Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis through monetary aid, services and goods. For more information on how to get involved with the St. Louis Police Foundation, visit their website by clicking on the logo.
The St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers is a not-for profit organization that often gives monetary rewards for tips that lead to a crime being solved. Anyone with information about a crime in the St. Louis area is urged to contact CrimeStoppers. To visit the CrimeStoppers website, click on their logo.
The Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation. However, no automated or computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace human or traditional translation methods. The official text of our website is the English version of the slmpd.org website. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented by the translated version of the website, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.

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