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The St. Louis County Police Department continuously hires for the positions of Public Safety Dispatcher, Police Records Clerk, Police Report Clerk/CARE Operator and the Cadet Program.  Specialized positions are posted online as they become available. 

Public Safety Dispatcher

Public Safety Dispatchers are responsible for processing emergency and non-emergency calls received via radio and telephone. Work involves dispatching police units and other emergency units by radio in response to requests for service according to priorities, providing confidential criminal history data through a computer system and maintaining status and location of mobile units. Learn more about become a police dispatcher

Police Records Clerk

Police Record Clerks perform clerical work to maintain police reports. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to maintaining police information files, entering missing persons, stolen property, wanted persons and other information on teletype. Records clerks also run records checks and provides information to law enforcement entities. Learn more about becoming a Police Records Clerk.

Police Report Clerk - CARE Operator

Police Report Clerks perform word processing and clerical work in preparation of police reports. Work involves extensive typing while gather information from police and civilians over the phone. Other duties include but are not limited to generating computerized police reports, enters uniform crime statistics codes, prepares criminal records to assist police officers and attend training as assigned. Learn more.

Police Internships

The St. Louis County Police Department does run a comprehensive Internship Program. Interns receive an array of exposure to the different sectors of the policing profession. All selections are made on the basis of a continuously open, competitive selection process conducted under the supervision of the Personnel Services Unit. Applicants are encouraged to be full-time students with junior or senior status at an accredited college or university. Learn more.

Cadet Programs

The St. Louis County Police Department’s Cadet Program is intended to provide a comprehensive and unique law enforcement training program with the goal of producing highly qualified, experienced, and educated law enforcement professionals. The St. Louis County Police Cadet will receive paid work exposure to an extensive array of Department resources in each of the Department’s Divisions. Cadets will Ride-On-Patrol with each of the eight County Police Precincts, as well as work within the various work units, such as the Bureau of Communications, the Crime Scene Unit, the Police Crime Laboratory, the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy, the Personnel Services Unit and the Fingerprint Unit. These assignments will allow the Cadet to become familiar with the various Department elements while assisting these elements in their functions. Learn More