St. Charles County Police Department Article

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St. Charles County Police Department
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Agency overview
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionSt. Charles, Missouri, United States
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Map of St. Charles County Police Department's jurisdiction.
Legal jurisdiction St. Charles County, Missouri
Governing body County Council
General nature
  • Local civilian agency
Headquarters101 Sheriff Dierker Court,O'Fallon, MO 63366

Sworn members130
Unsworn members57
Agency executives
  • Colonel David Todd, Chief of Police
  • Captain J. Hudson, Commander of the Bureau of Administrative Service
  • Captain D. Kaiser, Commander of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations
  • Captain, Commander of the Bureau of Field Operations
  • Captain, Commander of the Bureau of Special Enforcement
Parent agency St. Charles County, Missouri
Detention CentersSt Charles County Detention Center 301 N 2nd St St Charles, MO 63301
Marked and UnmarkedsChevrolet Tahoes, Chevrolet Impalas and Harley-Davidson Police Motorcycles,Dodge Chargers
St. Charles County Police Department official website

The St. Charles County Police Department (SCCPD) is the primary and largest law enforcement agency serving St. Charles County, Missouri. The current Chief of Police is Colonel David Todd. According to the Charter of St. Charles County, the county police chief has all of the criminal law enforcement duties of the sheriff of St. Charles County, except for the operation of the St. Charles County Jail, which is handled by the St. Charles County Department of Justice Services (civilian), court bailiff and service of civil process. Court bailiff/civil process duties are provided by a court-appointed sheriff and his employees, none of whom have law enforcement powers.

Departmental history

The St. Charles County Police Department was established in 2015.

St. Charles County Regional SWAT Team

In 2004, the St. Charles County Police Department, the Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis, and the St. Louis County Police Department joined together to share resources and created the Metro Air Support. Metro Air Support, as of July 2, 2007, boasts 6 helicopters, 1 fixed wing airplane, 6 pilots, and 8 Crew Chiefs. [1]