Calendar of Events

To register for an event below, click the link "online form".  For more information about these events, contact the Crime Prevention Officer at (314)-442-2075 or via email at crimeprevention@crevecoeurmo.gov
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AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS

 
Thursday, April 19th 2018 
Time: 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.
Location: Dielmann Recreation Center, East Room, 11400 Olde Cabin Rd. 

AARP has been offering a driver safety class since 1979 to help keep older drivers independent, safe and confident while on the road. This program provides information and skill development through a classroom setting and does not include an actual driving course. 

The class curriculum focuses on areas where older drivers can benefit from additional training including:
  • Roundabouts
  • Pavement markings
  • Stop sign compliance
  • Red light running
  • Safety issues such as speeding, properly wearing your seatbelt and turn-signal use 
For more information concerning this opportunity, feel free to visit the AARP Driver Safety Resource Center

The cost to attend this class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Please register for this event by calling the Creve Coeur Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 or by sending your name, address, and phone number to the Crime Prevention Officer. You may also register using the online form.

ACTIVE SHOOTER DEFENSE CLASS

 
Wednesday, August 22nd 2018
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: Creve Coeur City Hall


Based on current events, the Creve Coeur Police Department and the Creve Coeur Neighborhood Watch Association would like to announce an Active Shooter defense class that will be offered to all Creve Coeur residents. 

In this class we will discuss:
  • Current Active Shooter statistics and trends
  • The RUN, HIDE, FIGHT methodology sanctioned by the Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Measures that can be employed to reduce the effectiveness of an Active Shooter
  • Guidelines and tips to provide emergency personnel and first responders
Keep in mind there is no way to guarantee one's absolute safety in an 'Active Shooter' situation. This class is intended to provide individuals with some tips that can hopefully increase your likelihood of survival if ever faced with this situation. Please be aware this course will discuss sensitive material which can be graphic and disturbing to some. This class will NOT incorporate any practical training of any kind. It is lecture based only.

To register for this free course offered by the Creve Coeur Neighborhood Watch Association, please click here to fill out the online form. Pre-registration is not required but recommended. 

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ADVANCED CITIZEN'S POLICE ACADEMY

Tuesdays, beginning September 4th 2018, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Continues for four weeks 

The Creve Coeur Police Department is accepting applications for Class #8 of the Advanced Citizens Police Academy. This academy is four weeks long and will meet every Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. All four classes will be held at different locations.

Topics to be covered include:

  • K-9 Police Officers 
  • Computer Crimes
  • Major Case Squad
  • Metro Air Support & The St. Louis County Tactical Operations Unit
The academy is open to all graduates of the Basic Citizens Police Academy class of any year. A criminal background check of all applicants will be completed, and a waiver must be signed. Contact the Creve Coeur Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 for more information or complete the online form

CITIZEN'S POLICE ACADEMY

 
Tuesdays, beginning March 5th 2019, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Continues for nine weeks

The Creve Coeur Police Department is accepting applications for Class #21 of the Citizens Police Academy. This academy is nine weeks long and will meet every Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. The classes will be held at the Creve Coeur Police Department and neighboring police agencies.

Topics to be covered include: 
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • DWI Investigation
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Police Weaponry and Weapons Safety
All participants will be provided the opportunity to complete a police ride-along, police role-play scenario, and shoot police handguns in the firing range. 
The academy is open to all residents over the age of 18. A criminal background check of all applicants will be completed, and a waiver must be signed. Contact the Creve Coeur Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 for more information or complete the online form.
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CREVE COEUR NIGHT OUT

 
Tuesday, October 2nd 2018
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. 


On October 2nd, 2018 the Creve Coeur Police Department, Creve Coeur Fire District, Neighborhood Watch Association and the Creve Coeur Joint Crime Prevention Partnership will be joining Creve Coeur residents in celebrating our 30th annual Night Out against crime. 

Creve Coeur Night Out is designed to heighten crime awareness, generate support for local anti-crime efforts, strengthen community spirit and police-community partnerships, and most importantly send a message to criminals that the community is organized and fighting back. 

For more information about this event, please email the Crime Prevention Officer or call (314) 442-2075.

Drug Take-Back Event


Saturday, October 27th 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Location: The rear parking lot of the Creve Coeur Police Dept. 


The Creve Coeur Police Department, in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be offering the public an opportunity to safely dispose of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. 


Collection will take place at the Creve Coeur Police Department located at 300 North New Ballas Rd. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.


Please note, for safety reasons, the DEA will only accept pills or patches. They cannot accept liquids, needles, or sharps.  For information on how to dispose of sharps properly, visit the St. Louis County Recycling and Waste Management website at the following link.

For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the Take-Back event, go to the DEA Diversion website.  For information on substance abuse resources or finding 24-hour drug drop-off locations, click on the following link




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Document-Shredding

Document Shredding Event

 
Saturday, October 6th 2018
Time: 9:00 am - noon
Location:  The Creve Coeur Farmer's Market - Westgate Shopping Center: 12320 Olive Blvd.

The Creve Coeur Police Department, in collaboration with the Creve Coeur Joint Crime Prevention Partnership will be offering an opportunity for residents to safely destroy documents containing personal information. This event will be held at the Creve Coeur Farmer’s Market in the parking lot of the Westgate Shopping Center located at Olive Blvd. and Tempo Dr.  The address is 12320 Olive Blvd.

Document shredding services will be on a first come, first serve basis and limited to the capacity of the commercial-sized shredding truck. Items no larger than staples and paper clips may be attached to the papers. This event is for personal use only, no businesses please. 

For more tips on how to protect your identity, visit our Identity Theft Prevention section. For questions regarding the free document shredding event, contact the Crime Prevention Officer at crimeprevention@crevecoeurmo.gov or (314) 442-2075.



FIRST IMPACT DRIVER SAFETY CLASS

 
Wednesday, April 18th 2018
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: The Creve Coeur Government Center's Multipurpose Room


First Impact is a traffic safety program that educates parents about Missouri’s Graduated Driver License (GDL) program. The goal of First Impact is to reduce new driver crashes and the resulting injuries and fatalities by increasing parent’s awareness and enforcement of Missouri’s GDL law. 

Objectives of the program are to increase:
  • Awareness of teen driving risks
  • Understanding of Missouri’s GDL law
  • GDL monitoring and enforcement at home
  • Importance of being a positive role model
There is no cost for this course and the program is delivered by trained facilitators. For more information concerning this opportunity, feel free to visit the First Impact website. To register for the event click here or go to firstimpact.missouri.edu and click on the events section. If you would like more information, contact the Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 or by email
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HALLOWEEN PARTY: Trunk or Treat


CREVE COEUR NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH 

Wednesday, October 31st 2018
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Creve Coeur Government Center's Multipurpose Room


The Creve Coeur Police Department would like to welcome you to stop by our station at 300 N. New Ballas Road on October 31st from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for Halloween treats. The Neighborhood Watch Association is teaming up with the Police Department to decorate police vehicles, and pass out treats to trick or treaters dressed in their creative costumes! 

So don’t forget to add us to your list of stops this coming Halloween night!

For more information about this program and other Creve Coeur Neighborhood Watch programs, please contact the Creve Coeur Police Department's Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 or via email. 

IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION CLASS

 
Wednesday, September 12th 2018
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: The Creve Coeur Government Center's Multipurpose Room

The Creve Coeur Police Department recognizes that identity theft is becoming more prominent in today's world. Therefore, we have decided to team up with the Creve Coeur Joint Crime Prevention Partnership to offer a free class on how to prevent identity theft. This class will be co-instructed with a Creve Coeur Police Department expert Detective who specializes in 'white collar' crimes. 

Topics of discussion will include:
  • Current statistics and trends used to steal one's identity
  • Tips you should take to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft
  • What steps you should take if your identity is stolen
To register for this free class offered by the Creve Coeur Joint Crime Prevention Partnership, please click here for the online form. 
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PERSONAL SAFETY CLASS

 
Wednesday, July 11th 2018
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m. 
Location: The Creve Coeur Government Center's Multipurpose Room

The news is full of stories about people falling victim to burglaries, assaults, and even robbery. Everyone cringes when they hear these reports. Who hasn’t feared becoming one of these victims, or feared for their family’s safety? 

Everyone needs to be intentionally alert and aware of their surroundings. Crime can be prevented and you can learn how, by attending this class. This free presentation will be held in the Government Center’s multipurpose room and handouts/pamphlets will be supplied by the Creve Coeur Neighborhood Watch Association

This is a perfect opportunity to find out about crime trends in Creve Coeur and speak to an officer one-on-one about helping make our community a safer place to live. To sign up, please click here to fill out the online form. Pre-registration is not required, it merely provides information needed for preparation of the class.

RESIDENTIAL SECURITY CLASS

 
Wednesday, June 13th 2018
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m. 
Location: The Creve Coeur Government Center's Multipurpose Room

The Creve Coeur Neighborhood Watch Association and the Creve Coeur Police Department wishes to announce a Residential and Property Safety presentation that will be offered to all Creve Coeur residents. This class will be in the Government Center’s multipurpose room. 

In this class we will discuss: 
  • Residential Security 
    • Windows 
    • Doors 
    • Types of Locks 
    • Lighting 
This presentation is free, courtesy of the Neighborhood Watch Program and the Creve Coeur Police Department. Registration is not required but suggested to reserve your seat. You can register for this event by calling the Creve Coeur Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075. You may also register using the online form.
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TRIVIA NIGHT

 
CREVE COEUR NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH 

Friday, November 2nd 2018
Time: Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with trivia starting at 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Creve Coeur Government Center's Multipurpose Room

Bring your family and neighbors for an enjoyable evening of friendly competition at the 15th Annual Creve Coeur Neighborhood Watch Association Trivia Night. This free event will be held in the Creve Coeur Government Center Multipurpose Room.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and trivia begins at 7:00 p.m. 

Food and light refreshments will be provided by the Creve Coeur Joint Crime Prevention Partnership. Space is limited and the event fills fast! Each table will be strictly limited to 8-person teams and reservations are required, so please contact the Creve Coeur Police Department's Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 or by email.

WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE COURSE

 
July 16-19, 2018 - Four consecutive nights.
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location: The Creve Coeur Government Center's Multipurpose Room

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive course for women only that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

RAD is not a martial arts program. Our courses are taught by certified RAD instructors and are sponsored by the Creve Coeur Joint Crime Prevention Partnership. During this course, you will be provided a workbook/reference manual. This manual outlines the entire physical defense program for reference and continuous personal growth.

A criminal background check of all applicants will be completed, and waivers must be signed at the first class.

This program is meant for women 12 years of age and up and has an element of physical demand. If you would like more information about this program or if you wish to register, please call the Creve Coeur Police Department's Crime Prevention Officer at (314) 442-2075 or you can email your name, address, and phone number to the Crime Prevention Officer. You may also register using the online form.
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Coffee with a Cop 2018

COFFEE WITH A COP


Date: Thursday, July 26
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Starbucks, 11464 Olive Blvd.


The Creve Coeur Police Department invites you to join them at Starbucks for a cup of coffee! This is your opportunity to speak one-on-one with local officers. All coffee will be purchased by the Creve Coeur Police Department. For questions, please contact Officer Doug Manninger at dmanninger@crevecoeurmo.gov or (314) 442-2075.