Community Services Officer
Community ServiceA variety of community service and public relations programs are provided by the Police Department staff. The majority of these are the responsibility of the department's Community Service Officer; however, other units and divisions fulfill program needs in accordance with need and expertise.
Citizen Police Academy
Now accepting applications - Next class is scheduled for September 2014
As a method of educating members of the general public about the complexities of modern law enforcement, a Citizen's Police Academy has been developed to foster a better understanding of how Police Department personnel are trained to fulfill a myriad of responsibilities. The Citizen's Police Academy consists of a nine-week session, one night per week. Entrance to the program is by application only, and is restricted to Clayton residents or business owners, twenty-one years of age or older. A background check will be performed on each applicant.
Crime Phone Notification System
The Crime Phone Notification System is designed to keep the public informed about crime problems in their respective neighborhoods. It is a recorded message that may specify a specific crime or a current series of crimes and are sent to every registered member in a targeted geographic area.
This system will also be used by the City in case of emergencies such as long time power outage or to inform residents of cooling or heating stations. This is the purpose of adding your cell phone number to the system.
The areas chosen for receipt of the message may be limited to one or two neighborhoods, or be expanded to include the entire City. If you have questions about this service contact the Community Services Officer Korey Golcynski at 314-290-8424 or via email at email@example.com.
E-Alert Notification SystemThe E-Alert Notification System is designed to keep the public informed about crime problems throughout the City of Clayton. It is an email message that may specify a specific crime or a current series of crimes.
This system will also be used by the City in case of emergencies such as long time power outage or to inform residents of cooling or heating stations.
If you have questions about this service contact the Community Services Officer Korey Golcynski, at 314-290-8424 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up for the E-Alert Notification System
National Night Out
The "31st Annual National Night Out" is a unique crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, 2014.
National Night Out- further information
National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative
Spring 2014 - The Clayton Police Department, in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will be conducting a National Prescription Drug Take Back Event. The site will be the parking lot of the Center of Clayton, 50 Gay Ave.
During this event, Police Officers and DEA Agents will be accepting expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications for disposal. The focus of this event is to remove potentially
dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. The substances will be accepted with no questions asked. This event will be held not only in Clayton, but across the St. Louis Area as well as the United
States. All drugs collected will be destroyed under the direction of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
For more information, you can contact Community Services Officer Korey Golcynski, at 314-290-8424.
Security and Safety Presentations
Upon request from a business, community, school, or fraternal groups, a Community Service Officer will conduct a security or safety presentation specific to the needs of the group. Examples include robbery, fraud and bad checks, identity theft, kids stranger danger, and shoplifting.
Police Department Tours
This service is available for Clayton Scout Troops for the purpose of meeting their achievement badge requirements. Tours are by appointment only and your troop leader should contact the Community Services Officer Korey Golcynski at 314-290-8424.