Find Missouri laws in The Missouri Criminal Code:
A Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers

Order your copy of the Missouri Criminal Code Handbook

The 33rd Edition is available for pre-order. It includes the most recent changes in the Missouri Revised Criminal Code, including those that take effect August 28, 2017.

The Missouri Criminal Code is the source document that all Missouri academies are required to use for teaching the objectives of the Missouri statutory law. It covers relevant laws and scenarios that you could encounter on the job. Each section details a specific area of the law and makes the legal jargon of police work understandable.

The handbook offers examples of Missouri offenses and insights to investigate them. It provides answers that will legally protect you, the law enforcement officer. Geared to in-service police officers, The Missouri Criminal Code gives you the confidence that comes with knowing your own legal rights as you protect public safety.

To order

Available for Pre-order: 33rd Edition (2017) of The Missouri Criminal Code: A Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers. Shipments will start in August 2017.

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33rd Edition handbook: $22


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To ship, we must have received either payment or a copy of the purchase order. If you are tax exempt, we must have a copy of your tax-exempt letter. Orders must be submitted in writing.

To fax your order: 573-884-5693

To mail your order, send to:

  • Law Enforcement Training Institute
    University of Missouri-Columbia
    115 Business Loop 70 West *Room 143
    Columbia MO 65211

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