Captain Jeffrey Fuesting is currently assigned to the Division of Patrol as the Commander of the Affton-Southwest Precinct 3.
Captain Fuesting started his career in February 1994 as a patrol officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, District 8. In October 1997, he joined the St. Louis County Police Department and was assigned to the Affton Precinct. While in the Affton Precinct he served as a Field Training Officer and as the Precinct Gang Officer. In April 2001, he was reassigned to the Bureau of Special Operations, Community Action Team.
In December 2004, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to the North County Precinct as a patrol supervisor. In January 2008, he was assigned to the Division of Criminal Investigations, Bureau of Crimes Against Persons as a unit supervisor. In September 2009, he was reassigned to supervise the department’s newly created Neighborhood Enforcement Team. As the unit supervisor, the unit focuses on gang and violent crime patterns within the North County Precinct.
In May 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to the North County Precinct. In September 2010, he was assigned to the City of Jennings as the Detail Commander overseeing daily operations.
In May 2015, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and assumed command of the newly created City of Jennings Precinct. In February of 2016, he took command of the Affton-Southwest Precinct.
Captain Fuesting holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia College. He is also a 2010 graduate and member of the FBI- LEEDA. A graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, Class #357.
He is a member of International Association of Chief of Police, FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association, Greater St. Louis Law Enforcement Officials Association, board member to A Caring Plus Foundation and board member to St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence, SIRV.
During his career he has received over 55 awards, commendations and letters of appreciation, including six Commendations from the Chief of Police.