Specialized Enforcement

Major Eric Larson

Commander - Specialized Enforcement

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 was assigned to the Specialized Enforcement Unit.

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.