Ex-Officio Director - Chief Ray Johnson
Chief Ray Johnson
Chief of Police
Chesterfield Police Department
Ray Johnson is the Chief of Police for the Chesterfield, Missouri Police Department. He is a Life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police; Past President of the Missouri Police Chiefs Association; Past President of the Law Enforcement Officials of Greater St. Louis; and Past President of the St. Louis Area Police Chiefs Association. He was the Missouri Police Chiefs Association’s Police Chief of the Year in 1999.
Chief Johnson currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Managers for the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Major Case Squad of the Greater St. Louis Area, a consortium of 450+ criminal investigators from law enforcement agencies in the 14 Illinois and Missouri counties which comprise the multi-jurisdictional Greater St. Louis Area. Chief Johnson also serves as a Commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, an International Accrediting body for Law Enforcement agencies. The Chesterfield Police Department has been CALEA Law Enforcement Accredited since 2003.
Chief Johnson holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Management from Tarkio College, Missouri and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Webster University, Missouri.