Deputy Chief of Investigations Erick Fors

Erick Fors began his career at the MPD in 1998 and has worked in the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th precincts. He has also served valuable roles as a field training officer, crisis intervention team member, backgrounds investigator, juvenile investigator and homicide investigator. Most recently Fors has been the commander of the Violent Crimes Investigations Division, which includes leadership roles on both the Group Violence Intervention project and the department’s U visa applications program.

Deputy Chief Fors will now oversee the MPD’s Investigative Bureau, which includes all investigative units under both the Violent Crimes and Special Crimes Investigations divisions. Under that same umbrella, Fors is responsible for leading the Police Activities League and School Resource Officer team.

Erick Fors is a recent graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police and holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and criminal justice  from Lindenwood College and a Master of Arts in police leadership, education and administration from the University of St. Thomas.


Published Sep 5, 2017



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