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July 2, 2018
EMPHASIS: Lt. Justin L. McCullough Designated Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Legislative Liaison

Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following transfer effective July 1, 2018:

Lt. Justin L. McCullough, Troop F, transferred to the Executive Services Bureau, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO, where he will serve as the Patrol’s governmental affairs liaison.

McCullough was appointed to the Patrol on January 16, 2001, as a member of the 78th Recruit Class. Upon completing his training at the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned to Troop I, Crawford County. In January 2007, he was promoted to the rank of corporal and designated assistant zone supervisor of Dent County. In October 2007, he began working as a commercial vehicle enforcement trooper. McCullough has worked in that capacity in both the Troop C, Weldon Spring, MO, and Troop I, Rolla, MO, areas. He was promoted to sergeant in 2009, and designated supervisor of Troop I’s commercial vehicle enforcement operations. McCullough was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and transferred to Troop F Headquarters, Jefferson City, effective December 1, 2013.

Lieutenant McCullough was born in Cape Girardeau, MO. He graduated from Jackson High School in Jackson, MO. In May 2000, he graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO, with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. Lt. McCullough and his wife, Stacy, have three children: Evan, Owen, and Olivia.

A photograph is posted with this news release on the Patrol’s web site.