The Maplewood Police Department has an authorized strength of 52 sworn officers and 11 non-sworn staff that serves the broad range policing needs of the City.

Mission Statement
The Maplewood Police Department, in partnership with its citizens, will work to solve problems relating to crime and the fear of crime, with an emphasis on meeting community needs.

Maplewood Police Policy Manual
As a department we are committed to:
  • Effective, innovative, and high quality police service delivery
  • Communication and transparency that builds community trust and partnership
  • Reduction of crime and livability problems through measured and collaborative prevention and intervention efforts.

2017 Department Goals

  • Continue collaboration efforts with other Criminal Justice Partners.
  • Encourage community involvement through volunteer programs.
  • Increase non-enforcement public contact and interaction such as community meetings and presentations.
  • Continued interaction by officers in schools.
  • Proactively address community public safety problems.
  • Enhance the use of technology to improve the efficiency and quality of police services.
  • Maintain a felony arrest rate of at least 30% of Part One offenses (i.e. murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault).
  • Deliver cost-effective police services below the national average per capita cost.
  • Focused policing priorities:
    • Quality of life – Noise, disorderly persons, etc.
    • Code Enforcement
    • Traffic safety
    • Domestic and family violence

Maplewood Crime Information