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Welcome to the City of Cottleville Police Department web page.  As the Chief of Police, I promise our police department mission and our officer’s mission, is to defend, protect, and serve the quality of life in the City of Cottleville for our residents, businesses, churches and visitors.  

On behalf of the men and women of the Cottleville Police Department, it is my sincere pleasure to welcome you to our virtual home.  Please take time to explore our website and please let me know if there is anything the Cottleville Police Department can do to serve you.

Steven James

Chief of Police

Cottleville Police Department

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What We Believe

Defend, protect and preserve the quality of life in Cottleville.


The Cottleville Police Department is committed to providing quality police service to our community with the highest level of professionalism and integrity.  We dedicate ourselves to proactively solving problems, preventing and fighting crime, and promoting a higher quality of life by working in partnership with the community.


Core Values

Reverence for the Law

Unwavering support of the freedoms and rights guaranteed to all persons in the Constitution

Integrity in All We Say and Do

A pledge to hold ourselves to the highest legal, moral and ethical standards

Respect for People

We believe in treating every person with dignity and respect

Excellence through Continuous Improvement

We will strive to be at the “tip of the spear”, leading change, never satisfied with the status quo

Personal Courage

Ever ready to face fear, danger or adversity both physical and mental