The Peace Officer Standards and Training Program (POST) is a regulatory program with responsibility for licensing peace officers, ensuring compliance with peace officer continuing education requirements, and conducting investigations for disciplining the licenses of peace officers as specified by Chapter 590, RSMo. The POST Program also licenses law enforcement basic training centers, basic training instructors, approves law enforcement training curricula, and provides staff support for the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission.


  • Brooke Colen, Licensing Section/Main Number, 573-751-3409
  • Gayla Kempker, Continuing Education Section, 573-526-2763
  • Bill Plate, Investigator, 573-751-2163
  • Nena Snodgrass, Investigator, 636-300-2800 ext. 3354
  • Cheryl Nott, Licensing Section Supervisor, 573-526-2764
  • Jake Garrison, Program Specialist, Corporate Security Advisor Licensing, 573-751-2761
  • Jeremy Spratt, Program Manager, 573-526-2765