Profile: Robert P. McCulloch
Bob McCulloch serves more than one million citizens of St. Louis County, Missouri as Prosecuting Attorney. As the chief law enforcement official of the largest county in the state, Mr. McCulloch leads a team of dedicated professionals who have prosecuted and convicted some of Missouri's most violent and dangerous felons.
Mr. McCulloch and his staff aggressively prosecute murderers, rapists, drug dealers and gangs. His Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Teams thoroughly investigate and prosecute cases involving the physical and sexual abuse of women, the elderly and children.
In addition to aggressively prosecuting violent criminals, Mr. McCulloch has forced "dead beat dads" to pay over 30 million dollars per year to support their children. He has also collected nearly one hundred thousand dollars a year in restitution for those who have received bad checks.
Robert P. McCulloch
As Prosecutor, Mr. McCulloch's number one priority is always the victim of crime. Whether it is incarceration or restitution, he compels criminals to pay their debt to society and to the victim. He also offers services to victims' of crime through the Victim Service Division.
As Prosecuting Attorney, Mr. McCulloch not only prosecutes criminals but he fights to protect the citizens of St. Louis County and Missouri. Recognizing that criminals released from prison too early by the Parole Board commit many violent crimes, Mr. McCulloch led the effort to keep criminals in jail and stop them from becoming "repeat offenders." Mr. McCulloch initiated and successfully fought for Missouri's Truth in Sentencing Statute that prohibits parole for violent criminals until they have served at least 85% of their sentence.
Mr. McCulloch has been the Prosecuting Attorney of St. Louis County since January 1991. After serving for one year as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph G. Stewart of The Missouri Court of Appeals, he served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney from 1978 to 1985. He was in private practice from 1985 until his election in 1990.
Mr. McCulloch is past president of the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys. He serves on the Board of Directors of the National District Attorneys Association, a member of the Metropolitan Committee and Chairman of the National District Attorneys Association NAC oversight committee. Mr. McCulloch is also on the Advisory Board of LAAW, the Childrens Advocacy Center and several other victims' rights organizations.