Division of Special Operations


Commanding Officer: 
Captain Teresa Koebbe (bio)

The Division of Special Operations provides support to the department's Patrol function and is comprised of the Bureau of Traffic Enforcement, Bureau, Bureau of Special Enforcement, and Special Response Team. The Division's functions include special event management, roadway safety, patrol & investigative responsibilities for the city's retail corridor & parks, court security, and emergency management.

Bureau Director: 
Lieutenant Tim Deckard

The Bureau Director oversees day to day operations of the Traffic Division and Special Enforcement Unit. The Director is responsible for coordinating and planning traffic control and security for special events with the City of Chesterfield.  The Division also assigns adequate staffing to provide court security by keeping all visitors safe.   

Bureau Commander: 
Sergeant Tim Turntine

The Bureau of Traffic Enforcement is supervised by a uniformed sergeant and consists of five uniformed police officers.

The Bureau of Traffic Enforcement is responsible for the safety of Chesterfield's residents and visitors as they travel throughout the 176 miles of traffic-ways that wind throughout the 33.64 square miles of Chesterfield. 

The Bureau of Traffic Enforcement maintains primary responsibility for directed traffic enforcement, accident investigation and special event traffic management throughout the City of Chesterfield. Three of the Bureau's traffic officers are certified accident reconstructionists.  One officer is certified as a DRE (Drug Recognition Expert).


Bureau Commander: 
Sergeant Jason Bromwich

The Bureau of Special Enforcement is supervised by a uniformed sergeant and consists of eight uniformed police officers.

The Bureau of Special Enforcement unit is responsible for handling all calls for service and providing a high level of uniformed visibility in all of the City's parks and trails, the Chesterfield entertainment district,  and the primary retail venues within the City of Chesterfield. All officers in this Bureau are experts in the field of Organized Retail Crime Investigations.   

Commander: Lt. Keith Rider

The Special Response Team was formed in response to civil unrest in the community.   The fifteen officers assigned to this team do so in addition to their normal assigned duties.  They have advanced training in tactics used in responses to civil disturbances and active shooters.  Members also provide training and feedback to area businesses regarding workplace safety.