Captain Guy Means was born in the City of St. Louis and currently resides in the North County area of St. Louis County. Captain Means is currently assigned as the Commander of the Central County Precinct.
He started his career as a patrol officer with the St. Louis County Police in 1991 where he was assigned to the Affton Southwest Precinct. He was a Certified Bike Officer and Neighborhood Police Officer. In 1995 he was assigned to the Municipal Services Unit in the Office of the Chief of Police. This Unit is responsible for developing and maintaining a liaison with area law enforcement agencies in effort to improve the delivery of police services. It is also responsible for the coordination of police municipal service contracts with municipal law enforcement agencies and governments.
In 1999 he was promoted to Sergeant and served as a patrol supervisor in the West County precinct until 2001. He served in The MetroLink Unit until 2002, when he was assigned to the Office of the Chief of Police as the Administrative Aide. He was the Vice-President of the Do The Right Program in conjunction with KMOV-TV Channel 4 in 2002-2003. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2002 and served as Watch Commander in the North County Precinct. He was promoted to Captain in 2010, and served as the commander of the Metrolink Police unit until his assignment to his current command in 2013. Captain Means has a Bachelor's Degree in Management of Criminal Justice from Concordia University-Wisconsin. He is a current member of NOBLE, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. He is a 2010 graduate and member of the FBI-LEEDA. He has completed the IACP-Leadership in Police Organizations(LPO) Training Program. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class 254.
Captain Means has received several Awards of Excellence, two Chief's Commendation, and 29 letters of appreciation. Captain Means is a member of The St. Louis County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT).