The Des Peres Department of Public Safety is committed to protecting life, health, property and environment by providing the community with quality police, fire and EMS services.
To achieve this, we commit ourselves to the following objective:
· Continue education, both formal and informal; share with the community, which we serve, our knowledge and expertise; educate our community in matters of Public Safety.
· In working aggressively, to provide effective police patrol and follow up investigations; to assist in the prevention of hazardous conditions which may lead to fire or other life-threatening emergencies and to assure the best pre-hospital medical care.
· To respond promptly to all calls for service in a professional and safe manner; to keep our actions above reproach and maintain a high ethical standard.
· To provide these services, the department recognizes that each member is a vital part of the organization and should be provided with training and the necessary equipment to perform his/her job effectively. Each member recognized that he/she is accountable to others in the organization.