Lawrence O'Toole Sr
Lawrence M. O'Toole
Born (1957-07-22) July 22, 1957 (age 60)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Awards
  • Officer of the Month
  • Award of Excellence
  • 5x Chief's Letters of Commendation
Police career
Department Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis
Badge number Assistant Chief of Police
Country  United States of America
Allegiance City of St. Louis
Years of service 1984-Present
Rank
  • 1984: Commissioned as a police officer
  • 1991: Sergeant
  • 1995: Lieutenant
  • 2000: Captain
  • 2003: Major
  • 2009: Deputy Commander
  • 2012: Lieutenant Colonel
  • 2013: Commander Bureau of Professional Standards
  • 2015: Assistant Commissioner of Police
  • 2017: Appointed Interim Commissioner of Police

Lawrence M. O'Toole is the acting commissioner of police of the Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis. O'Toole previously served as the commander of the department's Bureau of Community Policing and as the deputy commander of the Bureau of Professional Standards. He was promoted to assistant assistant chief of police on July 9, 2015. On April 19, 2017, O'Toole was appointed acting interim commissioner of police.

Biography

O'Toole received hisMaster of Business Administration degree from Lindenwood University and his bachelor's of science in criminal justice from Southeast Missouri State University. He also graduated from the FBI National Academy, and served as president of the FBI National Academy Associates for the Eastern District of Missouri. He joined the St Louis Metropolitan Police Department in 1984, where he served in the Third and Ninth Districts. He served as commander of the Bureau of Community Policing and deputy commander of the Bureau of Professional Standards before his appointment as assistant chief of police in July 2015. On April 19, 2017, O'Toole was appointed acting interim commissioner of police.[1]

As acting commissioner, O'Toole is responsible for planning, directing, managing and overseeing the activities and operations of the Metropolitan Police Department, including field operations, investigations, support services, and general administration. He also coordinates activities with other city departments and outside agencies.

References

  1. ^ "Lt. Col. Lawrence O'Toole, Acting Police Commissioner". St Louis Metropolitan Police Department. 

External links

Police appointments
Preceded by
Doyle Sam Dotson III
Metropolitan Police Commissioner
2017-Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent

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