Tag: County Police Chief Jon Belmar

STL County Council passes police overtime pay legislation

At the first meeting of 2018, the St. Louis County Council approved legislation that would grant millions of dollars for the St. Louis County Police Department to cover for overtime pay. The bill which was passed unanimously on Wednesday, was originally requested by St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, stated that the county police department would need a supplemental appropriation for $3 million. The legislation that was passed stated that the $3 million would come from […]

Local officials honor the first female officer in St. Louis County

Local County officials honored the first St. Louis County female police officer this month with an official County holiday which celebrated her 22-year career with the department. On the 60th Anniversary of her first day, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger deemed Dec. 21, 2017 as Police Officer Winona “Jean” Schrieber Day. Schrieber’s dreams of becoming a police officer first got its start while she was living […]

STL County Police reprimand officers after allegations of misconduct

The St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Professional Standards completed on Friday its 16-week investigation into allegations of officer misconduct, regarding several county officers. According to a statement issued by the St. Louis County Police Department, the majority of those weeks, approximately 12, were spent in an effort to obtain the requested information needed to conduct a thorough investigation. In total, 10 allegations were brought to the Police Department’s attention with six of the […]