Paul W. LusterChief, St. Joseph Police Department, MO
Chief Paul Luster has over 26 years of experience in law enforcement and currently serves as the Chief of Police for the City of St. Joseph, Missouri. Chief Luster began his career with Kansas City, Missouri Police Department retiring at the rank of Major after serving nearly 26 years. Throughout his career Chief Luster held numerous assignments in patrol, investigations, administration, and training. Chief Luster completed his career in Kansas City as the Director of the Kansas City Police Regional Training Academy where he oversaw all aspects of basic and continuing education training for KCPD as well as numerous regional partners. Chief Luster has maintained a passion for teaching and mentoring others throughout his entire career. Chief Luster holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Park University and has attended the Senior Management Institute for Police.