Law and Public Safety

Law and Public Safety

News from the
St. Louis County Police
7900 Forsyth - Saint Louis, MO 63105

Charlie A. Dooley
County Executive
Committed to Our Citizens
Through Neighborhood Policing
Colonel Jon M. Belmar
Chief of Police

 

Feb
06
2014

Central County Precinct to Host Citizens Police Academy

Posted by News Editor

The St. Louis County Police Department Central County Precinct will host a Citizen Police Academy at the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy, 1266 Sutter Avenue, Wellston, MO 63133. The sessions are held every Wednesday night consecutively for eight weeks, three of which will be at a different location. The academy will begin on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, with graduation on May 7, 2014.
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Central County Precinct to Host Citizens Police Academy.pdf (191.2 KB)




Feb
06
2014

South County Precinct to Host Citizens Police Academy

Posted by News Editor

The St. Louis County Police Department South County Precinct will host a Citizens Police Academy at Mehlville High School, located at 3200 Lemay Ferry, St. Louis, MO 63125. The sessions are held every Tuesday night consecutively for five weeks, plus one Saturday class which will be held at the St. Louis County firearms range. The academy will begin on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, with graduation on April 1, 2014. Read More...


South County Precinct to Host Citizens Police Academy.pdf (191.62 KB)




Jan
31
2014

The St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners Announce New Chief of Police

Posted by News Editor

On Friday, January 31, 2014, the St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners announced the promotion of Lieutenant Colonel Jon Belmar to the rank of Chief of Police. Effective today, Chief Belmar will begin his tenure as the Chief of the St. Louis County Police Department. Read More...


Chief Press Release 1-31-14.pdf (192.09 KB)




Jan
23
2014

St. Louis County Police Implement Marking System in an Effort to Deter Theft

Posted by News Editor

In an effort to reduce the amount of copper related burglaries and thefts, the St. Louis
County Police Department is implementing a copper/metal marking system. Read More...


Marking System Press Release.pdf (191.28 KB)




Jan
17
2014

St. Louis County Police Report Crime Reduction for Fifth Straight Year, Lowest Total Since 1969

Posted by News Editor

Serious crime in the areas under protection of the St. Louis County Police Department has decreased in 2013 from that of 2012. Index crime statistics comparing 2012 to 2013 in unincorporated St. Louis County and the municipalities served by County officers show an overall reduction of 7.4 percent. The 2013 report represents an overall crime reduction for the fifth straight year, and the lowest total crime since 1969. Read More...


St. Louis County Police Report Crime Reduction for Fifth Straight Year.pdf (189.99 KB)




Jan
15
2014

Charges Issued in Northwoods Homicide

Posted by News Editor

On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office issued warrants on John T. Trevillion, 31 years of age, of the 3900 block of Beachwood in St. Louis, Missouri 63121, for one count of Murder in the First Degree, one count of Assault in the First Degree and two counts of Armed Criminal Action. Trevillion is being held without bond and has a prior murder conviction. A photo of Trevillion is attached. Read More...

John Trevillion
Charges Issued in Northwoods Homicide.pdf (189.38 KB)




Jan
13
2014

Charges Issued on Burglars

Posted by News Editor

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued warrants on Thursday, January 9, 2014, on Joseph Been, 36 years of age, and Mark Been, 28 years of age, of the 2200 block of Osage, St. Louis, Missouri 63118 for Burglary Second Degree and Felony Stealing. Joseph Been was charged with 34 counts of burglary and Mark Been was charged with 13 counts. A $30,000 bond was issued to each. Photos of each are attached.
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Joseph Been Mark Been
Charges Issued on Burglars.pdf (189.26 KB)




Jan
08
2014

Citizens' Police Academy

Posted by News Editor

The City of Fenton and West County Precincts of the St. Louis County Police Department will co-host a Citizens Police Academy at the West County Precinct, 232 Vance Road, Valley Park, Missouri 63088. The classes will be held on eight consecutive Wednesdays, beginning on February 26, 2014, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, with graduation on April 16, 2014.

For more information, including contacts, see the attached press release. Read More...


Citizens' Police Academy 1-8-14.pdf (191.22 KB)




Dec
30
2013

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch Announces Selection of Media Relations Officer

Posted by News Editor

On Monday, December 30, 2013, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch announced the appointment of Police Officer Brian Schellman to the position of Media Relations Officer. Officer Schellman will be replacing Officer Randy Vaughn due to his recent promotion to Sergeant.

For further information, read the attached press release. Read More...


Media Relations Officer Named.pdf (189.6 KB)




Dec
18
2013

Chief Tim Fitch Announces Promotions

Posted by News Editor

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch announced the promotions of Sergeant Craig Longworth to the rank of Lieutenant and Detective John Wilson to the rank of Sergeant.

Please see the attached press release:
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Press Release Promotions: Longworth and Wilson (230.62 KB)



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For additional information on any of these news releases, please contact the media relations staff:

Officer Brian Schellman
bschellman@stlouisco.com
615-4282
Sergeant Colby Dolly
cdolly@stlouisco.com
615-3928
Lieutenant John Blake
jblake@stlouisco.com
615-0184


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