After graduating from the St. Charles County Police Academy in early 1997, Lieutenant Hoffmeister began his Law Enforcement career as a Patrol Officer with the Ferguson Police Department.
In October of 1998, Lt. Hoffmeister was hired by the Crestwood PD and served this community in the following capacities: Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Crisis Intervention Team, Detective, Acting Supervisor, Patrol Sergeant and Major Case Squad member. He promotion to Lieutenant in 2018 and currently serves as the Field Operations Commander, leading the department’s Patrol, Traffic and Communications Divisions.
Lt. Hoffmeister has attended the FBI Gateway Law Enforcement Executive Seminar, possess multiple Emergency Management certifications and has served as a supervisor for the Clayton Command as well as other civil disturbance events.
He grew up in North St. Louis County and was a 1983 graduate of Lutheran High School North.