May 29, 2018
St. Charles County, Missouri – St. Charles County Police Chief David Todd has been selected by the Missouri Police Chief’s Association to represent its membership on Missouri’s Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). The Chief will join leaders from other state agencies in ensuring that state and local homeland security plans on terrorism and disaster preparedness are executed and coordinated efficiently.
“Chief Todd is an excellent choice,” says County Executive Steve Ehlmann. “There is no one more qualified to fill this role. The Chief’s extensive experience in all areas of law enforcement, including emergency management, homeland security, SWAT and special operations make him an invaluable addition to this council.”
According to the state’s Department of Public Safety website, the HSAC’s mission is to ensure that state and local homeland security plans on terrorism and disaster preparedness are executed and coordinated efficiently.
Chief Todd also serves on the Homeland Security Committee for the International Association of Chiefs of Police, an appointment he has held for the past three years. He has worked in law enforcement for St. Charles County for 40 years and became the County Police Department’s first Chief of Police in 2015, the year the department was established. Chief Todd has a Master of Science and Bachelor of Arts from Lindenwood University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Northwestern University Executive Staff and Command School.
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