Chief Tim Fitch was appointed to the position of Chief of Police for St. Louis County Police Department on June 10, 2009. Fitch started his career in 1983 as a patrol officer. He has been assigned to every division of the department during his service. Chief Fitch was born in the city of St. Louis and currently resides in St. Louis County with his wife and daughter. His son is a military police officer on active duty in the United States Air Force and is currently serving in Afghanistan.