Ballwin Police Department Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Ballwin Police Department to provide an exemplary level of service, ensuring safety and a peaceful quality of life to the residents and businesses of the City of Ballwin and to all those who may visit our community.
BALLWIN POLICE DEPARTMENT VISION STATEMENT
The men and women of the Ballwin Police Department envision a future in which the citizenry will enjoy an enhanced quality of life.
We will serve the community through professional conduct at all times without prejudice or bias. To accomplish this, we will work to establish partnerships among our residents, businesses, elected officials and other City Departments to ensure a safe environment for all. We will utilize education and advanced technology during the course of our duties, along with emphasizing problem solving and conflict resolution.
The Ballwin Police Department will honor the established principals of a democratic society. Among these is the most profound reverence for human life, the value of which far exceeds that of any property. In view of this, it is essential that every action of this Department and each of its members be consistent with that responsibility.
Our pledge to the community is to continually strive to achieve these goals and to promote an organization based on excellence.
The City of Ballwin incorporated in 1950 and the police department formed in 1964. Ballwin has a current population of 30,404 and is the 5th largest city in St. Louis County. The Ballwin Police Department is composed of:
- 51 Commissioned Officers
- 10 Dispatchers
- 2 Police Clerks
- 1 Reserve Officer
The Ballwin Police Department is divided into the following Divisions:
- Field Operations
- Operational Support
- Criminal Investigation
The Ballwin Police Department also has one officer detached to a Multi Jurisdictional Task Force.