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The Metropolitan Police Department is home to some of the nation’s finest police officers and civilian employees. Established in 1808, our Department has a rich history and many traditions. We strive to provide the city of St. Louis with the best possible police service. We are constantly seeking new employees with the skills and experience to help us meet that goal. Police service is one of the most rewarding careers you’ll find. Police Officers interact day to day with citizens and truly have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of St. Louisans. Civilian employees are not police officers, but their expertise and knowledge help to support police officers as well as the overall mission of the Department. Every employee is valued and we are honored to serve the citizens of St. Louis. For more information about a career as a civilian employee or a commissioned Police Officer, use the links on this site or contact the Human Resources Division at 444-5615. Your career is just ahead!

Civilian employees are hired through the City of St. Louis. Current job postings can be found on their website. The expected duration of the selection process for civilian employees varies by position; it can take a 2-4 months to complete all phases of the application process. More information on the City of St. Louis selection process can be found in Administrative Regulation No. 121 and Civil Service Rule VI.

The Metropolitan Police Department-City of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits:

checkmark Education Tuition reimbursement for college courses.
checkmark Medical Care Competitive rates with dependent insurance available.
checkmark Life Insurance Provided by the Department.
checkmark Vacation Three (3) weeks after one year of employment, with additional weeks based on seniority.
checkmark Holidays Fifteen (15) paid holidays per year.
checkmark Uniform and Equipment Furnished by the Department. (where appropriate)


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Careers

Welcome to the Careers section of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Website!