Social Media Terms of Use

Ballwin PD


300 Park Drive, Ballwin, MO 63011
Office: 636-227-9636
Hours:  M-F 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
After Hours Non-emergency: 636 227-2941 
Emergency: 911


 

Social Media Terms of Use 

This is a copy of the Terms of Use for the Ballwin Police Department's Facebook Page.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact a member of the Digital Communication Team at 636-227-9636.

Terms Of Use Guidelines

This is an official Facebook page of the Ballwin Police Department in Ballwin Missouri. This page has been created to provide information to people who live, work and visit our area along with those with an interest in our police agency and our activity on Facebook. This page is monitored by members of the Ballwin Police Department's Digital Communications Team. This page is not monitored 24 hours a day or 7 days per week. DO NOT USE THIS TOOL FOR THE REPORTING OF EMERGENCIES OR CRIMES/CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.

If this is an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Comments posted by people other than members of our agency are not to be considered the opinion of the Ballwin Police Department nor does the Ballwin Police Department endorse any third-party comments on this page.

We welcome a person's right to express his/her opinion and encourage posters to keep comments related to content on this page and content specific to posts you may be responding to / commenting on.

Do not use this page to report a crime.

This page is to be considered a Limited Public Forum. As such, we reserve the right to remove information posted by anyone that violates the 'Terms Of Use' of Facebook along with those listed below.

Before posting on this page, please review the terms below: A posting on this page constitutes acceptance of these terms. If you post information related to a crime on this page, you may be placing yourself in the position of becoming a witness in court proceedings and identifying yourself to anyone as a witness.

We reserve the right to remove and/or block anyone who posts inappropriate material as determined by us. We reserve the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including comments that:

defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or violate the legal rights of others,

include racism, hatred, slander, threats, obscenity, violence, vulgarity, spam or advertisements or the promotion of those, have personal information about another person or that violate a person's privacy interests, include copyrighted material belonging to another person, contain links to inappropriate or offensive websites, content that incites violence or references killing anyone, content that reveals police tactics or that could compromise officer safety, content that could compromise a police response to future crimes or incidents, content that reveals victim information, content that is repetitive or duplicative, content that is commercial.

The Ballwin Police Department does not allow posting of photos or videos by anyone other than members of our agency without prior approval.

If you have photos or videos you'd like to share on this page, message us on Facebook or contact us at:

Postings are subject to all applicable Federal, State of Missouri and Ballwin legislation.