§ 85.005 Mayor and police authorities can appoint none but residents
§ 85.011 Procedure upon dismissal, demotion, suspension, certain officers
§ 85.012 Municipal fire department may contract with private companies for fire ..
§ 85.541 Merit system police department, adoption — requirements of ordinance.
§ 85.551 Marshal to be chief of police where department not adopted — assistants and …
§ 85.561 Police officers, conservators of peace — supervision — powers and duties.
§ 85.571 Terms of officers unaffected by adoption of merit system
§ 85.610 Marshal — powers.
§ 85.620 Size of police force — powers.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 85

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.