The St. Louis County Police Department's Executive Command staff is comprised of four Lieutenant Colonels, the Deputy Chief and the Chief of Police. The Lieutenant Colonels oversee the following Divisions: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Special Operations, and Operational Support. The General Command Staff includes 17 captains and the Director of Emergency Management. They are responsible for the day-to-day operations of Department's eight precincts, Bureau of Transit, Tactical Operations, Drugs Enforcement, Intelligence Unit, Professional Standards, Communications and Security Services. 

Executive Command Staff

Lt. Colonel Kenneth Gregory - Deputy Chief of Police

Lt. Colonel Gregory is the Deputy Chief of Police for the St. Louis County Police Department and is oversees staff inspections, the Bureau of Research and Analysis, Municipal Services and the Bureau of Internal Affairs. 

Before being promoted to Deputy Chief in 2018,  Lt. Col. Gregory served as the Commander of the Division of Criminal Investigations.  In this position, he was responsible for the overall operation of all investigative units of the St. Louis County Police Department, including Crime Scene Investigations, Drug Enforcement, Crimes Against Persons and Crimes Against Property, Computer and Financial Fraud, Family Crimes and the Crime Laboratory.


Lt. Col. Troy Doyle - Division of Special Operations, Commander

Lt. Colonel Doyle began his career with the St. Louis County Police on April 27, 1992 when he was hired as a Probationary Police Officer and assigned to the South County Precinct. As a member of the St. Louis County Police Department, he has served in the following capacities:




Lt. Col. Jeff Bader - Division of Operational Support , Commander

Lt. Colonel Jeff Bader was born and raised in Southeast Missouri. He moved to St. Louis County and made it his home upon his employment with the Saint Louis County Police Department. He currently resides in the City of Wildwood and is the Commanding Officer of the Division of Operational Support.





Lt. Colonel Busalaki - Division of Criminal Investigations, Commander


Lieutenant Colonel Busalaki joined the Department in 1981 and is currently assigned as the Commanding Officer Division of Patrol. He served three years with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. During his career with the St. Louis County Police Department he has severed in the North County Precinct, and West County Precinct. 
As a detective he was assigned to the Bureau of Special Investigations and Bureau of Drug Enforcement. 




Lt. Col. Bryan Ludwig - Division of Patrol, Commander

Lieutenant Colonel Bryan Ludwig joined the Department in 1996 and is currently assigned to the Bureau of Tactical Support. Lieutenant Colonel Ludwig has served in the North County Precinct, the Bureau of Crimes Against Property, the Bureau of Professional Standards, the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy, the Bureau of Drug Enforcement, and the Municipal Services Unit. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Systems from Northeast Missouri State University.