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Are you seeking a challenging career in a progressive, highly professional,
Law Enforcement agency that serves a great community?
The Florissant Police Department may be what you are looking for.


Florissant, Missouri has a diverse population of 55,000 residents who live in a 14 square mile community located along the Missouri River in north St. Louis County. The " Valley of Flowers" has a proud history and a bright future. The city of Florissant is consistently among the safest cities of its size. This is made possible by citizen involvement and a strong Community Policing Program.

The Florissant Police Department is staffed by 85 sworn officers and a civilian support staff of 21. The department is housed in a modern headquarters with state of the art equipment including Enhanced 911, Computer-Aided-Dispatch, Global Positioning Satellite equipped patrol cars, and report dictation and management systems.

The Florissant Police Department periodically has openings for positions throughout the agency.
The minimum qualifications for Police Officer include:

  • Citizenship of the United States upon application, and;
  • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, and;
  • At least 21 years of age at time of appointment, and;
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.  Associate Degree or minimum of 64 hours of college preferred, and;
  • Current Missouri P.O.S.T. Class A license or successful completion of a police recruit training program at any Missouri P.O.S.T. approved training facility and the ability to immediately obtain a Class A Peace Officers License issued by the Missouri P.O.S.T. Commission.

For additional information on positions currently available, contact The Police Department, office of Professional Standards at 314/830-6015 or the Human Resources Department of the City of Florissant at 1055 Rue St. Francois, 314/839-7623.

The City of Florissant is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.
Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.