Major Case Squad of greater st. Louis

Annual training event

March 24, 2016

On Thursday, March 24th, the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis held their annual re-trainer at the Four Points Sheraton Conference Center in Fairview Heights, Illinois.  During the awards ceremony, Florissant Police Major Tim Fagan received the “Robert G. Lowery Sr.” award for investigative excellence.  Major Fagan actively serves as a Deputy Commander on the Missouri side.  Pictured proudly with Major Fagan are his children, Kyle and Alyssa, along with Florissant Chief Timothy Lowery and Ferguson Police Captain Dan DeCarli who serves as the Commander of the Major Case Squad.

On Thursday, March 24th, the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis held their annual re-trainer at the Four Points Sheraton Conference Center in Fairview Heights, Illinois.  During the awards ceremony, Florissant Police Major Tim Fagan received the “Robert G. Lowery Sr.” award for investigative excellence.  Major Fagan actively serves as a Deputy Commander on the Missouri side.  Pictured proudly with Major Fagan are his children, Kyle and Alyssa, along with Florissant Chief Timothy Lowery and Ferguson Police Captain Dan DeCarli who serves as the Commander of the Major Case Squad.

Shown above are previous recipients of the “Major Case Squad-Robert G. Lowery Sr. Award for Investigative Excellence.”  Pictured Left to Right are: ·         Captain Dan DeCarli (Ferguson PD) - Commander of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis ·         Captain James Cavins (O’Fallon IL-PD) - Deputy Commander, 2014 award recipient ·         Major Tim Fagan (Florissant PD)- Deputy Commander, 2016 award recipient ·         Captain Randy Boden (Florissant PD)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Missouri, 2005 award recipient ·         Major Jeff Connor (Madison County IL Sheriff’s Dept)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Illinois, 2012 award recipient ·         Chief Tim Lowery (Florissant PD)- Executive Board Member, son of Robert G. Lowery Sr.

Shown above are previous recipients of the “Major Case Squad-Robert G. Lowery Sr. Award for Investigative Excellence.”

 Pictured Left to Right are:

·         Captain Dan DeCarli (Ferguson PD) - Commander of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis

·         Captain James Cavins (O’Fallon IL-PD) - Deputy Commander, 2014 award recipient

·         Major Tim Fagan (Florissant PD)- Deputy Commander, 2016 award recipient

·         Captain Randy Boden (Florissant PD)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Missouri, 2005 award recipient

·         Major Jeff Connor (Madison County IL Sheriff’s Dept)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Illinois, 2012 award recipient

·         Chief Tim Lowery (Florissant PD)- Executive Board Member, son of Robert G. Lowery Sr.

Shown above are Major Case Squad Investigators who received “Certificates of Merit” at the 2016 re-trainer.  The awards were presented to the investigators for their outstanding investigative skills and talents during the Shiloh, Illinois homicide investigation into the death of Kenneth J. Easley on June 27, 2015.  The investigators were nominated by Captain James Cavins and Sergeant Rob Thomason.  Pictured Left to Right beginning in the back row: ·         Investigator John Wayne (SIUE PD) ·         Special Agent Patrick McGuire (Illinois State Police) ·         Sergeant Jesse Phillips (Shiloh PD) ·         Sergeant Rob Thomason (Belleville PD)- Deputy Report Officer Front Row: ·         Captain James Cavins (O’Fallon IL-PD)- Deputy Commander ·         Sergeant Maurice McMiller (St. Clair Co. Sheriff’s Dept.) ·         Detective Jared Lambert (Mascoutah PD) ·         Detective Brian Schreiber (Fairview Heights PD) ·         Detective William Barlock (O’Fallon IL-PD)

Shown above are Major Case Squad Investigators who received “Certificates of Merit” at the 2016 re-trainer.  The awards were presented to the investigators for their outstanding investigative skills and talents during the Shiloh, Illinois homicide investigation into the death of Kenneth J. Easley on June 27, 2015.  The investigators were nominated by Captain James Cavins and Sergeant Rob Thomason.

 Pictured Left to Right beginning in the back row:

·         Investigator John Wayne (SIUE PD)

·         Special Agent Patrick McGuire (Illinois State Police)

·         Sergeant Jesse Phillips (Shiloh PD)

·         Sergeant Rob Thomason (Belleville PD)- Deputy Report Officer

Front Row:

·         Captain James Cavins (O’Fallon IL-PD)- Deputy Commander

·         Sergeant Maurice McMiller (St. Clair Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)

·         Detective Jared Lambert (Mascoutah PD)

·         Detective Brian Schreiber (Fairview Heights PD)

·         Detective William Barlock (O’Fallon IL-PD)

Shown above are Major Case Squad personnel who received “Certificates of Merit” at the 2016 re-trainer.  The awards were presented to sworn and civilian personnel for their outstanding support of the Major Case Squad.  These particular individuals answer the first phone call and respond without hesitation to assist with establishing technology connectivity at the command post, routinely fix/upgrade/repair and audit all of the Major Case Squad’s laptops, printers and other miscellaneous electronic equipment.  The recipients were nominated by Captain Randy Boden and Captain James Cavins.  Pictured Left to Right: ·         Major Jeff Connor (Madison Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Illinois ·         Captain James Cavins (O’Fallon IL- PD)- Deputy Commander ·         Detective Carl Walker (O’Fallon IL- PD)- award recipient ·         Steve Weiersmueller (Florissant PD)- award recipient ·         Shannon Dandige (Ferguson PD)- award recipient ·         Captain Dan DeCarli (Ferguson PD)- Commander ·         Captain Randy Boden (Florissant PD)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Missouri

Shown above are Major Case Squad personnel who received “Certificates of Merit” at the 2016 re-trainer.  The awards were presented to sworn and civilian personnel for their outstanding support of the Major Case Squad.  These particular individuals answer the first phone call and respond without hesitation to assist with establishing technology connectivity at the command post, routinely fix/upgrade/repair and audit all of the Major Case Squad’s laptops, printers and other miscellaneous electronic equipment.  The recipients were nominated by Captain Randy Boden and Captain James Cavins.

 Pictured Left to Right:

·         Major Jeff Connor (Madison Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Illinois

·         Captain James Cavins (O’Fallon IL- PD)- Deputy Commander

·         Detective Carl Walker (O’Fallon IL- PD)- award recipient

·         Steve Weiersmueller (Florissant PD)- award recipient

·         Shannon Dandige (Ferguson PD)- award recipient

·         Captain Dan DeCarli (Ferguson PD)- Commander

·         Captain Randy Boden (Florissant PD)- Chief Deputy Commander for the State of Missouri