How many officers work for RHPD?
There are 41 commissioned officers in Richmond Heights. You can learn more about our department’s history here.
Is the department Internationally Accredited?
The Richmond Heights Police Department is Internationally Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). You can learn more about this organization and it’s requirements here.
What kind of training/education is required of RHPD officers?
RHPD is the first police agency in Missouri to require a Bachelor’s Degree at the entry-level for all police officers. Officers must also be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, be POST Certified (Police Officer Standards & Training) in the State of Missouri, and be able to pass a physical and psychological examination in order to be eligible for employment at RHPD.
Newly hired officers are required to partake in a field training process prior to working on their own. This process includes officers familiarizing themselves with RHPD policies, procedures, and ordinances and being evaluated by a field training officer in every aspect of their duties.
All RHPD officers are required to partake in a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education each year in the areas of legal studies, interpersonal perspectives, technical studies, and firearms skill development.
How can I get a copy of my crash/crime report?
You can obtain a copy of your crash report by going to crashdocs.org and searching your report number.
You can obtain a copy of your crime report by responding to the Richmond Heights Police Station lobby (7447 Dale Ave).
How can I look up or pay my ticket?
You can look up or pay for your ticket online by visiting our Courts website here (links on the left hand side).
Where can I find information about Richmond Heights' ordinances?
You can view our City ordinances here.
Where can I find information about handicap parking availability?
You can find the information here.
Where can I find out about Richmond Heights crime summaries and crash statistics?
You can find them here.
Where can I submit compliments/concerns about my experience with an officer?
You can submit it here.
Where can I fill out a survey regarding suggestions/comments I have about RHPD as a whole?
You can find the survey here.
What kinds of community outreach programs is RHPD involved in?
You can see some of our community outreach activities, as well as contact information for our Community Relations Officer, here.
Does RHPD have a Community Camera Program?
Yes, you can learn more about it here.
Does RHPD have body-worn cameras?
Learn more about this here.
How can I receive updates on things going on with RHPD?
Follow us on social media!
Sign up for emergency text/email alerts on Nixle
What should I do if I have another question?
Contact us on social media (above) if you have a non-urgent question or suggestion for our officers. Be advised that these pages are not monitored 24/7, so if there is an emergency please contact 911.
You can also call our non-emergency dispatch at (314) 645-3000 and request a callback from an officer.