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The St. Louis County Police Department will continue to respond to our citizens throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are taking measures to protect officers as well as the public in our daily encounters. Some of our buildings and records services have been suspended.  The details are below.   In some cases, citizens may see officers respond in Personal Protective Equipment. Please be aware these are steps we are taking to ensure the safety of all.    We anticipate no interruption of service to the citizens of St. Louis County. Our Bureau of Communications continues to field calls and officers continue respond to those calls for service.  For emergencies, call 911.  For non-emergency service, call 636-529-8210.

Central Police Records

Bureau of Central Police Records is now open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. daily.    Before you visit, please read the information below.   Please expect to wait in line. 

  • Expect long lines as space is limited to the social distancing guidelines.

  • Masks and a short health screening will be required to enter police headquarter building.

  • To be courteous to all customers, please do not bring family members with you, unless necessary.

  • Bring all documentation with you to speed up the processing.

911 Dispatch Services

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 911 Dispatchers may require additional information from callers who require emergency services. 
Those questions are intended to keep first responders safe when they arrive to assist citizens.  

Here are the questions you may be asked by our Public Safety Dispatchers when you call 911 or our non-emergency line, 636-529-8210. 

1.  Do you or anyone in your home currently have or have had a fever in the last 14 days?

2.  Do you or anyone inside your home currently have or have had coughing or difficulty breathing in the last 14 days?

3.  Have you or anyone in your home traveled outside of the state in the last 14 days?

4.  Have you or anyone inside your home been tested for COVID-19 and received a positive test notification or are you or anyone in your home awaiting a COVID-19 test result?

5.  Are you or anyone in your home currently under a quarantine?  If YES- is it a self quarantine or medically advised quarantine?

St. Louis County Municipal Police Academy

All private security classes held at the St. Louis Municipal Police Academy are cancelled until further notice. 
St. Louis Metropolitan Licenses will automatically be extended through the week  April 6 th for all who have previously scheduled for class.  This includes temporary and issued: watchman, courier, and security licenses.  Please contact the Private Security Section for rescheduling during the week of July 6th.

County Courts and Justice Services

The procedures for entering the St. Louis County Courthouse and the St. Louis County Justice Center have changed slightly due to COVID-19.

Everyone entering the St. Louis Courts and the Justice Center, including all law enforcement officers, are required to participate in a health screen conducted by the Department of Health (DOH) before conducting business (court appearance, warrant application etc.). The screening is being conducted at the main courthouse checkpoint. Bracelets will be provided by Security Services indicating that the screening process was completed.

If your visit requires wearing PPE, you need to bring it with you. Do not ask Security Services for PPE.