Police Department


calea.jpgEstablished in 1908, the Maplewood Police Department exists to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion. We are committed to the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances and; the safeguarding of Constitutional guarantees.

With customer service as our foundation, we are driven by this goal to investigate problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in Maplewood’s residential neighborhoods, residents and business owners. We strive to develop a partnership with all members of our community.

We build and maintain public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. To fulfill its mission, the Maplewood Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership.

CALEA Accreditation

CALEA’s program seals are the “Marks of Professional Excellence” for today’s public safety agencies and reflect the gold standard benchmark in public safety. Click here to learn more about CALEA accreditation program.

The Maplewood Police Department received its award for initial accreditation on July 26, 2014 and reaccreditation in 2021.


The Police Department is responsible for all law enforcement and crime prevention activities within the City of Maplewood.  

In addition to daily patrol activities, the Police Department conducts crime investigations and assists with residential and business crime prevention programs. 

The Police Department also participates in a Community Oriented Policing program and also has an officer assigned to Juvenile duties. If you have any question or would like to talk to an officer, please call 645-3000 and the East Central Dispatch Center (ECDC) will connect you to the Maplewood Police Department.

Maplewood Police Department General Orders


The Police Department consist of 33 officers:

  • 1 Chief
  • 2 Lieutenants
  • 4 Sergeants
  • 4 Corporals
  • 18 Patrol Officers
  • 3 Detectives
  • 1 SRO/Juvenile Officer