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Non-emergency lines restored for most police departments around St. Louis area

All of the affected police departments said 911 calls were not affected. Some departments reported service was restored.
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — The St. Louis County Police Department and multiple other police departments in the St. Louis area were without their non-emergency lines Tuesday night. Some departments reported that service was restored later Tuesday night.

According to posts from the departments on Facebook and Twitter, the non-emergency lines were  not working for the following police departments:

  • St. Louis County Police Department (Restored)
  • Edwardsville Police Department (Restored)
  • Fairview Heights Police Department (Restored)
  • Lake St. Louis Police Department
  • O'Fallon, Illinois, Police Department (Restored) 

All of the police departments said 911 services were not affected.

A St. Louis County Police Department spokesperson said it appeared to be a Charter issue and they do not know when service will be restored.

Here are the statements from the affected police departments.

St. Louis County PD

Service was restored.

Edwardsville PD

Service was restored.

Fairview Heights PD

Service was restored.

Lake St. Louis PD

Please share- Our phone lines are currently down. If you need to call us please call 636-262-4511. You are still able to dial 911 for emergencies.  We will keep you updated. 

O'Fallon, Illinois, Police Department

Service was restored.

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