It is our goal to provide the best service and safety possible to citizens while protecting life, property, the rights of persons, enforce ordinances and laws; and to preserve peace and order.

The Sunset Hills Police Department is a full service agency. In 1973 the Police Department was created with 10 officers and 1 civilian employee. It now has 26 officers, 7 civilian employees and its own dispatch center. The department enjoys a new police facility built in 1998 located on the corner of Lindbergh Boulevard and West Watson Road.
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Mission Statement
The mission of the Sunset Hills Police Department is to enhance the quality of life for all people within our community by serving with honesty, respect, and compassion. Our commitment to the preservation of peace, order, and safety is of utmost importance. We pledge to protect life and property in an unbiased manner by upholding and defending the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Missouri.

Core Values
  • Professionalism: We are dedicated to conducting ourselves as law enforcement professionals by performing all tasks with competence and maintaining a professional appearance.
  • Respect: We pledge to respect our community, superiors, co-workers, and the police department facility and equipment.
  • Integrity: We shall be honest and accountable in the service to our community and in the conduct of our daily lives.
  • Teamwork: We will work well with our colleagues to unleash the power of teamwork by the utilization of all available resources and personnel in a fair and timely manner.
  • Excellence: We encourage going beyond the expected norm by using innovation, training, communication and effort.
  • Dedication: We are dedicated to fulfilling our core values and to upholding our oath of office.
Instant Alerts
Instant alerts are available from the Police Department, if you would like to sign up for Nixle text messaging and email alerts from the Sunset Hills Police.

Suspicious Activity
If you see or hear anything that is suspicious.....call us immediately at 849-4400. If you believe it is an emergency situation call 911. Do not wait until the next day or the morning. Our officers are constantly patrolling the city; they could be one block from your house at the time of the incident. If you don't call we can't help. No concern is too small to check out.