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Position Annoucement

POLICE OFFICER
RICHMOND HEIGHTS POLICE DEPARTMENT

Starting Salary: $57,778

Uniform Pay Grade: 2

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position which includes a full range of benefits including paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and employee health, dental, vision, life, disability, and pension programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Performs intermediate protective service work patrolling the Richmond Heights community and responding to law enforcement incidents, and related work as apparent or assigned. A full job description is available here.

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must be 21 years old, possess a valid Drivers License and a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. State of Missouri Class A P.O.S.T. Certification (640 hours) from an accredited Public Safety Academy is also required.

TO APPLY:

Submit a City of Richmond Heights online employment application, college transcripts, P.O.S.T. certification, and a signed copy of the job description. Applications are available at http://richmondheights.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Copies of college transcripts, P.O.S.T. certification, and the signed job description may be scanned and uploaded as an attachment in the résumé section of the online application). No exceptions will be made.

Application deadline is: Sunday, December 17, 2017

Testing for this position is slated for Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

For more information about the Police Officer recruitment process, please click here.

The City of Richmond Heights is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The City of Richmond Heights is a drug and alcohol free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required for all positions. Additional pre-employment testing may be required for certain positions.

It is the policy of the City of Richmond Heights not to discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, religion, sex or disability except where specific age, sex or physical requirement constitute a bona fide occupational qualification.

EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

December 2017 Crime Summaries

last updated 12/8/2017

DATE LOCATION NATURE DESCRIPTION
12/01/17 W/B I-64 ramp to Hanley

Public highway

Leaving the Scene – Accident Victim reported while stopped at a red electric signal waiting to turn onto Hanley Road, her vehicle was rear ended.  The driver of the striking vehicle being driven by an adult female, fled the scene without exchanging information.  A stop order has been issued for the vehicle.

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October 2017 Accident Statistics

The Richmond Heights Police Department responded to 63 traffic accidents in the month of October, 2017.  This is down from the 82 accidents that were handled in October, 2016.  For the year, we have responded to 667 accidents.  This is 55 less than the same time period in 2016.

High Accident Locations

Accidents by Day of Week / Time of Day

Accidents by Severity

2014-2017 Accident Comparison

2014-2017 Accident Comparison

November 2017 Crime Summaries

last updated 12/8/2017

DATE LOCATION NATURE DESCRIPTION
11/02/17 Scarsdale Ln

Private street

Stolen Auto Victim’s vehicle was stolen from her driveway, overnight.  Victim said that she left her car unlocked, with the proximity key inside.

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September 2017 Accident Statistics

The Richmond Heights Police Department responded to 60 traffic accidents in the month of September, 2017.  This is down from the 85 accidents that were handled in September, 2016.  For the year, we have responded to 604 accidents.  This is 36 less than the same time period in 2016.

High Accident Locations

Accidents by Day of Week / Time of Day

Accidents by Severity

2014-2017 Accident Comparison

2014-2017 Accident Comparison

October 2017 Crime Summaries

last updated 11/3/2017

DATE LOCATION NATURE DESCRIPTION
10/01/17 Claytonia Terrace at I-64

Public street

Recovered Property An Officer responded to a call of two abandoned bicycles.  Upon retrieving the property, a Washington University permit sticker was observed on one of the bicycles.  Campus Police identified the bicycle as stolen and the property was later returned to the owner.  The second bicycle was placed into evidence.

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August 2017 Accident Statistics

The Richmond Heights Police Department responded to 63 traffic accidents in the month of August, 2017.  This is down from the 66 accidents that were handled in August, 2016.  For the year, we have responded to 541 accidents.  This is 11 less than the same time period in 2016.

High Accident Locations

Accidents by Day of Week / Time of Day

Accidents by Severity

2014-2017 Accident Comparison

2014-2017 Accident Comparison

September 2017 Crime Summaries

last updated 10/6/2017

DATE LOCATION NATURE DESCRIPTION
09/02/17 1530 S Hanley

QuikTrip

Stealing Victim reported suspect(s) unknown stole his wallet and mobile device after he left them sitting on top of a fuel pump.  Surveillance video of the incident is pending.

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