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City of Frontenac, MO
St. Louis County
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Cross Reference — Hotel, motel or inn security, ch. 640.
[CC 1991 §18-1; Ord. No. 566 §1, 2-8-1977]
The delivery and pickup of money or other valuables by employees of an established security guard firm is excepted from the provisions of this Chapter.
[CC 1991 §18-2; Ord. No. 566 §4, 2-8-1977]
It shall be the duty of all private watchmen, private detectives or security guards licensed in this City to make a written report to the City's Chief of Police in the event of any violation of the criminal laws of the State or attempt thereat by any person which shall come to their knowledge.
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Cross Reference — Police generally, ch. 200.
[CC 1991 §18-3; Ord. No. 566 §2(1), 2-8-1977]
No private watchman, private detective or security guard shall be permitted to carry firearms of any kind in the City unless he/she is authorized to do so by the St. Louis County Police Department and the Frontenac Police Department.
[CC 1991 §18-16; Ord. No. 566 §1, 2-8-1977]
No person shall work as a private watchman, private detective or security guard in the City without first having obtained a permit from the Chief of Police to perform such work in the City.
[CC 1991 §18-17; Ord. No. 566 §1, 2-8-1977]
Application for a permit under this Article shall be made in person and in writing on a form to be furnished by the Chief of Police, which shall show where and when such work is to be performed, and the name of the applicant's employer.
[CC 1991 §18-18; Ord. No. 566 §1, 2-8-1977]
In the event of any change of time or place of such work it shall be the duty of any permittee under this Article to notify the Chief of Police and obtain an amendment of his/her permit.
[CC 1991 §18-19; Ord. No. 566 §2(2 — 3), 2-8-1977]
A. 
A required fee of five dollars ($5.00) per year shall be paid for the permit to work as a private watchman, private detective or security guard in the City of Frontenac.
B. 
Upon payment of the required fee by the private watchman, private detective or security guard, an identification card shall be issued to said person by the Frontenac Police Department and must be in said person's possession at all times while performing work within the City of Frontenac.
[CC 1991 §18-20; Ord. No. 566 §2(4), 2-8-1977]
A temporary working permit shall be issued to private watchmen, private detectives and security guards assigned by security companies for one (1) or two (2) eight (8) hour shifts constituting a special occasion within the City, such as a special commercial display, grand opening, introduction of art or things of special consequence that would not relate to regular employed watchmen, detectives or security guard service. The request for a temporary permit must be in writing forty-eight (48) hours prior to the performance of said duty, and shall be issued by the Chief of Police of the City of Frontenac.
[CC 1991 §18-21; Ord. No. 566 §3, 2-8-1977]
The Chief of Police of the City of Frontenac shall have the right to suspend or refuse such permit and the right of a private watchman, private detective or security guard to so work in the City of Frontenac, in the event such person be charged, in any jurisdiction, with having committed any felony or any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude in this or any other jurisdiction. Within ten (10) days after being notified of such suspension, or refusal, such person may make written request to the Chief of Police of the City of Frontenac for a hearing regarding such suspension or refusal and the Chief of Police of the City of Frontenac shall promptly afford a hearing to such person. Upon conviction of any ordinance or law violation mentioned in this Section, the Chief of Police of the City of Frontenac may revoke such permit and right to so work in Frontenac.