The City of Oakland
The City of Kirkwood
for Police Protection
131 W. Madison
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Non-Emergency Phone: 822-5858
The Kirkwood Police Department is staffed by 64 sworn officers and 21 civilian personnel. The department is managed by Chief of Police, Jack Plummer.
Citizens' Police Academy: This 5-week program is designed to enhance the police-community partnership by educating residents about law enforcement in our communities, the role of the police and how citizens can assist the police through crime prevention and community policing. Classes include lectures and practical activities. The Academy is offered once a year to 20 students each session.
Kirkwood Crusade Against Crime: The Kirkwood Crusade Against Crime is a group of volunteers working to educate the public about crime prevention and safety. The Crusade serves in an advisory capacity to the Kirkwood Police Department in the Neighborhood Watch activities.
Police Explorer Post 9131: As part of the Boy Scouts of America, the Explorers assist the Kirkwood Police Department with the crime prevention program, traffic details and other events including the McGruff Program, Kirkwood/Oakland Day Out, runs and other activities
Police Reserves: The Reserves are volunteer members of the community who operate as a direct arm of the regular Kirkwood Police Department. They assist and supplement the regular police force in such areas as routine patrol, traffic patrol, and special events including the Greentree Festival, July 4th Festival, parades and high school athletic events. They are commissioned and have successfully graduated the police academy.
Neighborhood Watch: If your neighborhood is not participating, contact Community Services at 314-822-5868 for more information on how to start a group. Watch groups receive quarterly newsletters..
Operation Ident: Operation I-Dent engravers are available for loan to residents to mark their driver’s license number on their property. Assistance with these engravers is available for disabled and older adults. Contact Community Services at 314-822-5868 for more information.
Bicycle Identification Program: Bicycles will be engraved and given an identification sticker so they can be traced back to the Kirkwood Police Department in the event of theft. Please call to schedule an appointment.
Security Surveys: Please call to arrange an appointment to get information on home and business security with suggestions for your specific situation.
Speakers Bureau: Speakers are available on a variety of topics for speaking engagements.
Fingerprints: Police officers will fingerprint Oakland residents at no charge for passport and job applications. Call for an appointment.
United Business Watch: Property protection and personal safety are parts of a training program that includes a manual and periodic newsletters..
Tours: Group tours of the Police Department are available by appointment.