§ 84.015 Venue for civil actions
§ 84.020 Board of police commissioners — members — officers.
§ 84.030 Police commissioners, appointment — term of office — vacancies.
§ 84.040 Police commissioners — qualifications — term of office — oath — compensation.
§ 84.050 Board of police, treasurer — appointment — tenure — bond.
§ 84.060 Board of police — secretary, appointment, salary.
§ 84.070 Board of police — quorum — vacancy.
§ 84.080 Police commissioners — forfeiture of office — removal.
§ 84.090 Board of police — duties, powers.
§ 84.095 Venue for actions against St. Louis police commissioners
§ 84.100 Board to establish police force, size of force
§ 84.110 Board of police — hours of service — emergency powers.
§ 84.120 Police force members — qualifications — removal — delegation of …
§ 84.130 Reemployment of veterans, when
§ 84.140 Vacations, holidays and off-duty time
§ 84.150 Number of officers in each rank
§ 84.160 Board of police commissioners to determine salaries — overtime, how …
§ 84.170 Police force vacancies and promotions — rules of board.
§ 84.175 Police reserve force authorized, powers and duties — riots or emergencies, …
§ 84.180 Police force — acceptance of gratuities prohibited — disposition of fines.
§ 84.190 Board of police — equipment and clerical personnel — use of fire alarm …
§ 84.200 Duty of sheriff to aid in maintaining public peace
§ 84.210 Board of police — annual estimate of expenses, contents — claims for expenses.
§ 84.230 Arrests — procedure.
§ 84.240 Bertillon system of identification authorized
§ 84.250 Board of police — records — annual report.
§ 84.260 Mounted police
§ 84.265 Policewomen, appointment, powers
§ 84.330 Police force members are officers of state
§ 84.340 Board of police — power to regulate private detectives.
§ 84.341 Prohibition on state officials and political subdivisions interfering with ..
§ 84.342 Unlawful employment practice, when — cause of action for damages permitted, …
§ 84.343 Purpose of establishing a municipal police force, St. Louis City — written …
§ 84.344 Establishment of municipal police force authorized — procedure — employment …
§ 84.345 Board of police commissioners, terms to expire — continued operation, when …
§ 84.346 Police pension system, continuation of
§ 84.347 Nonseverability clause
§ 84.350 Board of police commissioners — organization — qualifications, terms, …
§ 84.360 Board of police — appointment — term of office — vacancy.
§ 84.370 Board of police — oath.
§ 84.380 Board of police, treasurer — appointment — tenure — bond.
§ 84.390 Police commissioners — removal.
§ 84.400 Police commissioners, members of force — forfeiture of office.
§ 84.410 Board of police — quorum — effective time of regulations.
§ 84.420 Board of police — duties, responsibilities, determination of policies.
§ 84.430 Board of police — personnel disciplinary cases — decrease of force — …
§ 84.440 Police officials — power to cause arrest.
§ 84.450 Board of police — office and furniture — seal — police districts — use of …
§ 84.460 Board of police — exclusive management and control of police force.
§ 84.470 Permanent police force
§ 84.480 Chief of police — appointment — qualifications — compensation.
§ 84.490 Chief of police — tenure — removal or demotion — acting chief.
§ 84.500 Chief of police — powers and duties.
§ 84.510 Police officers and officials — appointment — compensation.
§ 84.514 Homeland security and disaster communications, appointment of lieutenant ..
§ 84.520 Police department, civilian employees — salaries.
§ 84.530 Police department — salaries payable, when.
§ 84.540 Reserve force organized, when, uniforms — emergency appointments.
§ 84.550 Police department — reemployment of veterans.
§ 84.560 Police force — ranks.
§ 84.570 Police force — qualifications — competitive examinations — eligible list — …
§ 84.580 Police force — list of personnel — candidate’s right to examine test papers …
§ 84.590 Police department — vacancies filled by promotion.
§ 84.600 Police force — probationary term — removal and alternatives.
§ 84.610 Police personnel — right to public hearing.
§ 84.620 Board of police — enforcement of regulations.
§ 84.630 Police force — acceptance of gratuities prohibited — disposition of fines.
§ 84.640 Police force — power to make arrests.
§ 84.650 Arrests — procedure.
§ 84.710 Police force — officers of state — powers to arrest.
§ 84.720 Police commissioners, power to regulate security personnel — fingerprint, …
§ 84.730 Board of police — annual budget estimate — appropriations.
§ 84.740 Board of police — annual budget — expenditures.
§ 84.750 Board of police — expenditure vouchers.
§ 84.760 Board of police — limitation of expenditures — penalty for violation.
§ 84.770 Organization or payment of other police force prohibited
§ 84.780 Board of police — requisitions — claims.
§ 84.790 Board of police — journal — records — annual report.
§ 84.800 Police relief association
§ 84.810 Police relief association — police board assistance.
§ 84.820 Aged and disabled police force members — special provisions.
§ 84.830 Police department — prohibited activities — penalties.
§ 84.840 Police department — annual audit of accounts.
§ 84.850 Police department — certain contracts with municipal government.
§ 84.860 Interference with enforcement of sections 84.350 to 84.860 — penalty.
§ 84.870 Police officer — holidays.
§ 84.880 Holidays — no salary deduction.
§ 84.890 Holidays — set apart by chief.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 84

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • In vacation: includes any adjournment of court for more than one day whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a court, or judge thereof in vacation, or whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a clerk of any court in vacation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.