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

 

May
18
2012

Click It or Ticket to Boost Seat Belt Use

Posted by News Editor

The St. Louis County Police Department is joining with other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2010 nationally, 61 percent of the 10,647 passenger vehicle occupants who were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes overnight (6 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.) were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the fatal crash, compared to 42 percent during the daytime hours. Read More...






May
04
2012

St. Louis County Police Eligible to Receive $90,837 In Grant Funding

Posted by News Editor

The St. Louis County Police Department is eligible to receive $90,837 in grant funding from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. These funds will be used to purchase additional laptop computers for police cars which will allow officers to perform routine tasks in the field. Officers will be able to electronically receive calls for service/assignments, check for warrants on suspects, and use many of the applications developed to assist officers in doing their jobs. Read More...






May
02
2012

35th Annual Memorial Ceremony

Posted by News Editor

The Thirty-Fifth Annual Uniform Day Memorial Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 4, 2012 in the St. Louis County Government Memorial Park in Clayton. The public is invited to attend the 10:00 AM ceremony sponsored by the St. Louis County Police Department. Read More...






May
02
2012

St. Louis County Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints

Posted by News Editor

The St. Louis County Police Highway Safety Unit and officers from the Division of Patrol will be conducting sobriety checkpoints throughout the month of May, 2012. Specially trained officers will be checking motorists in an effort to reduce the number of intoxicated drivers on our streets and highways. Inconvenience to motorists will be minimal. Read More...






May
01
2012

Chief Tim Fitch Announces Promotions to Lieutenant and Sergeants

Posted by News Editor

On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch announced the promotions of Sergeant Dana Fulton to the rank of Lieutenant and Detectives Devin Rose and Joanna Jensen to the rank of Sergeant. Read More...






Apr
27
2012

Man Charged With Assault in the First Degree

Posted by News Editor

On Friday, April 27, 2012, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office issued warrants on Stephen M. Filla, 46 years of age, of the 4700 block of Cornwell, St. Louis, Missouri, 63123, for one count of Assault in the First Degree, Felonious Restraint and Burglary in the First Degree. Filla is currently being held on a $200,000 bond. A photo of Filla is attached and can be viewed online. Read More...

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Apr
27
2012

North County Woman Charged with Kidnapping a One Year Old Child

Posted by News Editor

On Friday, April 27, 2012, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office issued charges on Brandi T. Lewis, 18 years of age, of the 7200 block of Mallard, St. Louis, Missouri 63133, for one count of Child Kidnapping. Lewis is currently in custody on a $50,000 cash only bond. A photo of Lewis is attached and can be viewed online. Read More...

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Apr
25
2012

St. Louis County Police Participate in DEA Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Posted by News Editor

On Saturday, April 28, 2012, the St. Louis County Police Department will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration in a prescription drug take-back initiative. This initiative seeks to prevent unused prescription medication from becoming available for abuse and to keep unused prescription medication out of the nation's water supply. The St. Louis County Police Department will be joining the Drug Enforcement Administration in collecting potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction. The D.E.A. will dispose of the collected drugs. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Just deposit the unwanted drugs and leave. Read More...






Apr
16
2012

St. Louis County Provides Full Police Services to the City Of Dellwood

Posted by News Editor

On Thursday, April 12, 2012, the St. Louis County Police Department began providing full police services to the City Of Dellwood. St. Louis County Police had provided an Interim Police Chief, Lieutenant Norman Mann, to run the Dellwood Police Department. On Thursday, April 12, 2012, the City of Dellwood Council voted to end their current police department and contract with St. Louis County for full police services. Read More...






Apr
14
2012

Chief Tim Fitch Announces Three Promotions

Posted by News Editor

On Friday, April 13, 2012, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch announced the promotions of Sergeant Jeffrey Hoots to the rank of Lieutenant and Police Officers Dalen Schmoll and Michael Parks to the rank of Sergeant. Read More...





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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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