|Lawrence M. O'Toole|
July 22, 1957 |
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|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|
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.
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.
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.
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