Police Officer Bradley Wood was born and raised in southern Illinois, and currently resides in Eureka, MO with his family. Officer Wood is assigned to the Wildwood Precinct for the St. Louis County Police Department. In this position, he serves as a Neighborhood Police Officer. Officer Wood has responsibilities which include coordinating the Neighborhood Watch Program for the Wildwood Precinct, conducting Safety presentations for various child and citizen groups, assisting and educating parents on the proper use of child safety seats, fitting bicycle helmets as part of the helmet give-away program, working to resolve neighborhood problems and disputes, performing police bicycle patrols throughout the City of Wildwood, coordinating enforcement efforts in areas of chronic violations and complaints, and fulfilling various other responsibilities as assigned by the Precinct Commander or Supervisors.
Officer Wood began his career with the St. Louis County Police Department in June 1981 when he was hired as a police officer and assigned to the Affton Precinct. In addition to his current assignment, he has served as an investigator in the Personnel and Training Unit, a Research Associate in the Chief's Office, a Supervisor of the Reserve Police Unit, and a police officer in the administrative office of the Division of Patrol, in Court Security, and the West County Precinct.
Officer Wood received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Southeast Missouri State University. He is a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician through NHTSA and is active in assisting both Safe Kids St Louis and Children's Hospital with child passenger safety. Officer Wood is also a qualified Police Cyclist having completed basic and advanced police cycle training. He has received a Chief's Commendation, as well as several Awards of Excellence. In addition, Officer Wood practices fitness as lifestyle and is actively involved with his family and church.