145 Almeling Street
P.O. Box 292
New Melle, MO
63365
Office: 636-398-5500
Fax: 636-828-4050

FAQ

What is the purpose of conducting traffic stops?
How do I report a crime to the New Melle Police Department?
How do I obtain a copy of a police report or a records check?
How do I reclaim or check on property that has been confiscated by the NMPD?
How do I learn about NMPD policies and procedures?
How do I obtain a permit to purchase a firearm or a concealed carry permit?
How do I get a job with the NMPD?
How do I get involved in a neighborhood watch program?
Does the NMPD have a D.A.R.E. program?
Does the NMPD have an Explorers Post?



What is the purpose of conducting traffic stops?

*  To stop an ongoing violation
*  To deter other drivers from violating the law
*  To reduce or prevent accidents
*  To change the offender's future driving behavior
*  To detect evidence of other (undiscovered) crimes
*  To reduce drug and weapon trafficking
*  To identify the people driving through our neighborhoods
*  To eliminate the continued freedom of fugitives
*  To reduce the public's fear of "road rage"
*  Traffic is still the public's #1 complaint.

How do I report a crime to the New Melle Police Department?

Crimes may be reported over the phone by calling the Police Department office at 636-398-5500, by completing a voluntary statement, by contacting an officer in person, or in case of an emergency CALL 911.

How do I obtain a copy of a police report or a records check?

Police reports may be requested by writing to the Police Department and including the date(s), persons involved, or the report number. The cost for a police report is $15. Information pertaining to cases under investigation will not be released.

How do I reclaim or check on property that has been confiscated by the NMPD?

Property that is legal to own that has been confiscated by the NMPD may be released to the rightful owner as long as the property is not needed for evidential purposes. You will need to provide proof of ownership when attempting to claim confiscated property.

How do I learn about NMPD policies and procedures?

Policies and procedures may be released by writing to the NMPD and requesting specific directives.

How do I obtain a permit to purchase a firearm or a concealed carry permit?

Firearm purchase permits and concealed carry permits are issued by the Sheriff's Department of the county in which you reside.

How do I get a job with the NMPD?

The New Melle Police Department takes applications for Reserve Police officers on an ongoing basis. Applications may be picked up by appointment and in person. Please contact Chief Burkemper for more information.

How do I get involved with a neighborhood watch program?

The NMPD does not currently sponsor a neighborhood watch program. If you are interested in starting or being involved with a program, please contact our office.

Does the NMPD have a D.A.R.E. program?

No. While the NMPD has had a D.A.R.E. program in cooperation with Daniel Boone Elementary School in the past, the department does not currently have a certified DARE officer. If you have any questions about the D.A.R.E. program, please contact Chief Burkemper or check out www.dare.com.

Does the NMPD have an Explorers Post?

We do not currently sponsor an Explorers Post. If you would be interested in starting one, please contact our office.

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