Jeff Short began his law enforcement career with the Shawnee Kansas Police Department in 2006, and graduated from the 81st class of the Johnson County Regional Police Academy.
In 2008, he joined the Edwardsville Police Department, and has served as a Patrolman, Master Patrol Officer, and Sergeant assigned to the Patrol Division. In 2016, Jeff Short transferred to Investigations Division, and in October of 2017, promoted to Assistant Chief of Police. His primary responsibility is to provide general management, direction and control for the Administration Division. The Administration Division consists of investigative, technical and administrative services.
Jeff Short is the recipient of a Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding Performance of Duty, and a Commendation for his Life-Saving actions. He holds a Bachelor's Degree of Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Kansas with an emphasis in Secondary Education, and a Master's Degree in Organizational Administration with an emphasis in Leadership, which he earned from Mid-America Nazarene University.
Lieutenant Bradley Todd joined the Edwardsville Police Department in August 2013. A graduate of the University of Kansas in 2010 he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. He graduated the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in 2013.
In September 2015, Bradley Todd was promoted to Master Patrol Officer. He was again promoted in November 2016 to Sergeant in Patrol, and Lieutenant in June 2021.
Lt. Todd will assume the role of the Administrative Division Commander over investigations.