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Position Annoucement

POLICE OFFICER
RICHMOND HEIGHTS POLICE DEPARTMENT

Starting Salary: $57,778

Uniform Pay Grade: 2

Candidate Start Date: June 30, 2018 or Earlier

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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. If you will be completing your Bachelor’s Degree and/or P.O.S.T. certification on or before June 30, 2018, you may submit your application for consideration as well.

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 resume section of the online application).

Application deadline is: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Testing for this position is slated for Thursday, March 8, 2018, 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

 

January 2018 Accident Statistics

The Richmond Heights Police Department responded to 61 traffic accidents in the month of January, 2018.  This is up from the 54 accidents that were handled in January, 2017.  

High Accident Locations

Accidents by Day of Week / Time of Day

Accidents by Severity

2015-2018 Accident Comparison

2015-2018 Accident Comparison

February 2018 Crime Summaries

last updated 2/16/2018

DATE LOCATION NATURE DESCRIPTION
02/01/2018 1453 St. Louis Galleria

Nordstrom

Fraud Victim reported an unidentified adult female attempted to access her Nordstrom credit card account to make a fraudulent in store purchase. The suspect presented the store clerk with a counterfeit Illinois Driver’s license.  Investigation is continuing.

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New Internet Purchase Exchange Location

Richmond Heights Police Department and OfferUp is proud to announce our partnership.

Our MeetUp Spot program will help provide an easy and free way to establish a community location that is public, well lit, and monitored by the police department, while conducting ebay, Craigslist, OfferUp, and other internet transactions.

The MeetUp Spot will be inside the vestibule at 7447 Dale Avenue (Public Safety Building) and will be available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

You should conduct your transaction inside the vestibule so that it will be monitored with video surveillance.

December 2017 Accident Statistics

The Richmond Heights Police Department responded to 86 traffic accidents in the month of December, 2017.  This is up from the 79 accidents that were handled in December, 2016.  For the year, we have responded to 829 accidents.  This is 62 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

January 2018 Crime Summaries

last updated 2/9/2018

DATE LOCATION NATURE DESCRIPTION
01/01/2018 1155 St. Louis Galleria

Parking garage

Leaving the Scene – Accident Victim reported her vehicle was struck while parked in the Galleria garage.  A note identifying the vehicle responsible for the damage was left on the Victim’s windshield. Investigation is continuing.

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November 2017 Accident Statistcis

The Richmond Heights Police Department responded to 74 traffic accidents in the month of November, 2017.  This is down from the 90 accidents that were handled in November, 2016.  For the year, we have responded to 741 accidents.  This is 71 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

December 2017 Crime Summaries

last updated 1/9/2018

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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