Captain Melissa Webb
Affton Southwest Precinct (314) 638-5550
Captain Melissa Webb was born in St. Louis, Missouri and currently resides in west St. Louis County with her husband, who is a Lieutenant with the department.
Captain Melissa Webb is currently assigned to the Division of Patrol as the Commander of the Affton-Southwest Precinct. Captain Webb began her career in law enforcement in December 1995, as a patrol officer assigned to the South County Precinct within the Division of Patrol. She became a Field Training Instructor and a Neighborhood Policing Officer during her time there.
In 2001, Captain Webb was assigned to the Bureau of Crimes Against Persons within the Division of Criminal Investigations as a detective within the Sexual Assault/Robbery/Homicide Unit.
In July 2005, she was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Captain Webb began her supervisory role as a Watch Supervisor in the Affton Southwest Precinct within the Division of Patrol. She was later assigned to the Bureau of Communication within the Division of Operational Support and then later assigned as the supervisor of the Domestic Violence Unit in the Division of Criminal Investigations.
In May 2010, Captain Webb was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant as a Watch Commander assigned to the West County Precinct within the Division of Patrol. She later took command of the Bureau of Crimes against Property within the Division of Criminal Investigations.
In December 2016, she was promoted to Captain and is currently the Precinct Commander of the Affton Southwest Precinct within the Division of Patrol.
Captain James Schneider was born in Maryville, Missouri and currently resides in southwest St. Louis County with his wife and their two sons.
He began his career in the Affton Precinct in January 1995 as a patrolman. He served in the Tactical Operations Unit from January 1998 until his promotion to Sergeant in August 2000. As a Sergeant he served in the North County and Affton Precincts until his transfer to the Bureau of Drug Enforcement in July 2001. He was promoted to Captain in March 2012 and has served in the Affton Southwest Precinct, then in the North County Precinct, and in 2007 was moved back to Affton Southwest. He was the commander of the Intelligence Unit beginning in 2011, prior to being given his current command in the South County Precinct in March 2012.
Captain Schneider is Chairman of the Department’s Neighborhood Policing Committee. He is responsible for the coordination of the Neighborhood Policing Committee and its role in community relations/crime prevention functions and affirms the commitment of the St. Louis County Police Department to promote close ties with and respond to the needs of the community. He is also a member of the National Tactical Officers Association, Missouri Narcotics Officers Association, and former member of the Mid-West Gang Investigators Association.
Captain Schneider holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Central Missouri State University and has received over 27 awards and letters of appreciation, including three Chief’s Commendations.