Captain Dunn's Bio

Captain Daniel Dunn
Commander of the Division of Police Operations

Chesterfield, Missouri Police Department

Captain Daniel Dunn is a twenty-two-year veteran of Law Enforcement. He began his career with the Chesterfield, Mo Police Department in July of 1997.  As a patrol officer, he served as a Field Training Officer, Special Enforcement Officer (SEU), Recruiter, and was assigned to the Community Affairs Bureau, where he was a D.A.R.E. Instructor for four years.

In 2011, Captain Dunn was promoted to the rank of Sergeant; assigned as a Watch Supervisor in the Bureau of Uniform Patrol. He also served as a Supervisor on a regional Mobil Response Team (MRT) and as a Multi-Assault Counter-Terrorism Action Capabilities (MACTAC) Instructor. In 2013, Captain Dunn was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assumed the position as Watch Commander in the Bureau of Uniform Patrol.  In 2016, Captain Dunn was assigned as Commander of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations, where he remained until being promoted to Captain in 2019.

Captain Dunn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, Summa Cum Laude, from Lindenwood University, and attended the FBI’s Gateway Law Enforcement Executive Seminar (GLEEDS) in 2017. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.