Major Eric Larson

Commander of Professional Standards

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Major Eric Larson started with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department on February 22, 1995, as a Commissioned Officer assigned to the Second District. After 9 years in the Second District, he was transferred to the Laboratory/Identification Unit where he served for 11 years. While assigned to the Laboratory/Identification Unit he was promoted to Sergeant, February 2010, to Lieutenant, June 2013 and Captain September 2015.

After Captain Larson was promoted in October 2015, he was transferred to the Fifth District. As Captain he also served in the Investigative Services and Planning & Research Division. On April 15, 2018, he was promoted to Major and has served as the Deputy Commander of the Specialized Enforcement Unit and of the Deputy Commander of the Bureau of Professional Standards. He currently serves as the Commander of the Bureau of Professional Standards.

Major Larson has received 5 Award of Excellence, 1 Chief Letter of Commendation, 3 Officer of the Month Awards. He has a bachelor’s degree in criminology from University of Missouri-STL, Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School of Law.


Commander of Professional Standards