Police Department

About Us

The St. Charles County Police Department (SCCPD) is the largest law enforcement agency in St. Charles County. The department is comprised of more than 165 sworn personnel and 40 professional staff who provide a range of police and public services to approximately 396,000 residents and businesses within 587 square miles and 800 miles of public roads in the unincorporated areas of the county. Additionally, the SCCPD contractually provides law enforcement services to nine municipalities and actively patrols 18 parks that encompass over 4,000 acres throughout the county. Upon request, we assist other first responder agencies—including municipal police departments, fire, and EMS—in protecting life and preserving property with our specialized and supplemental services, including crime scene investigation and the Metro Air Support Unit.

Maintaining safety and providing quality service to our community are key priorities of the SCCPD. We strive to provide professional and responsive law enforcement services to St. Charles County. Our officers are available around the clock to respond to emergencies and citizen concerns. We offer public services and insightful education programs to enhance citizen and business safety, as well as host and attend special events for the entire family.

Thank you for entrusting your safety to us and working in cooperation with us to make our community a great place to live and work.

Now Hiring Police Officers!

Are you a highly motivated POST certified peace officer or a recruit who’s seeking a rewarding career opportunity? The SCCPD is looking for condidates who have the skills and determination to success in the law enforcement profession.

Benefits

  • $62,878.02 starting salary and take-home patrol car
  • Lateral pay adjustment for previous law enforcement experience
  • $1,000 annual uniform allowance (starting uniforms and equipment provided)
  • 136 hours PTO accrual within the first year, plus holidays and extended medical leave
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • LAGERS-LT8 retirement plan
  • Optional 457 plan and 401a (with up to 4% County matching)
  • Fully equipped 24-hour fitness facility
  • Tuition assistance, plus salary increases with education attainment

Learn more about testing and other requirements.

Tritech Forensics Training

The St. Charles County Police Department is hosting an Investigative Analysis and Crime Scene Reconstruction training March 13-17, 2023. Learn more here.

Printable Emergency Alert Labels

Print your Emergency Alert labels to help first responders identify residents who may have difficulty communicating during an emergency. Click here for more details.

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Reporting Crime

St. Louis Fusion Center: Terrorism Early Warning Group

If you suspect terrorism activity, submit any information you have by completing the online form.

SCCPD Crime Tips Hotline 636-949-3002 

Anonymously and confidentially report suspected criminal activity or a crime that has occurred to the SCCPD at 636-949-3002.  

Human Trafficking Report Form

Help us combat human trafficking by reporting suspected activity. Report suspected cases to 314-615-8618 or 1-888-373-7888,or text 233733 (BEFREE).