Police

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.

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MPD Media and Departmental Reports

2018 Use of Force Summary ReportIn 2018, the Maplewood Police department responded to nearly 35,000 calls for service and arrested around 1900 people. Of those calls for service, our officers used force in just 26 cases (.07%), with no major injuries to suspects.

2018 Enforcement Action ReportThrough our commitment to transparency the Maplewood Police Department evaluates our enforcement actions each year. It’s a comprehensive examination of our arrest and traffic stop numbers.

Strategic PlanOur department routinely evaluates our mission and sets goals for how our officers interact with the community and ensure public safety.

Policy ManualThe Maplewood Police Departments holds our officers to high standards and we strive to our commitment to public safety and community engagement. We’re guided by the profession’s best practices in a variety of areas, including use of force, vehicle operation, police-community engagement, and training.

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.
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Maplewood Crime Information

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