Media Relations636513816529449069

The primary responsibility of the Public Information staff is to distribute information reflecting the activities and performance of the Department to the public by way of print, broadcast and electronic media. The Office is also responsible for the maintenance and use of the Department's website, social media channels, press releases and inter-department bi-weekly newsletter. 

Press Inquiries & Requests

Members of the media who need assistance with information and story development on news and events involving the St. Louis County police should send an email to the Office or call the office phone number. 
[email protected]
(314) 615-4282 

For requests for speakers from the St. Louis County Police Department, contact your local precinct.

After-Hours Media Requests

The Office of Public Relations is staffed Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.  A Communications Supervisor will contact the Media Relations Staff  for significant incidents after hours. Media is encouraged to contact the Communications Supervisor at (636) 529-8210 after-hours for extreme matters of public safety and critical incidents. 

The Office is closed on weekends/holidays unless there is a matter of public safety, a critical missing person, or a critical incident. Routine media inquiries received on weekends/holidays will be answered as soon as possible by the on-call Public Information Officer. 

Sunshine Requests

It is our goal to provide the media with information upon request.   Availability of reports is dependent upon the provisions of the Sunshine Law (RSMo Chapter 610). Sunshine Requests MUST BE SUBMITTED in on of the following manners: 


Mail to: 
Sunshine Request
St. Louis County Police Keeper of Records
7900 Forsyth Blvd
Clayton, MO 63105

Request can be made via email to:
[email protected]

More: Missouri Attorney General