Prosecuting Attorney | McCulloch
Graduating from Saint Louis University in 1977, Robert P. McCulloch began his career as a law clerk at the Missouri Court of Appeals. McCulloch joined the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office in 1978. He conducted more than 75 felony jury trials before leaving for private practice in 1985.
Bob McCulloch was elected St. Louis County’s Prosecuting Attorney in 1990. He is responsible for a staff of over 110 individuals, including Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys, investigators, victim advocates, and support staff. The prosecutor’s office annually reviews nearly 12,000 investigations by various law enforcement agencies and files charges in 5,000-6,000 cases.
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McCulloch is the most experienced prosecutor in the county’s history and under his leadership, the office is known as being “Tough but Fair.”
McCulloch serves on the Board of Directors of the National District Attorneys Association, serving as President from 2003-2004. Bob is also on the Board of the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and served as the President of the Board in 1995 and 2012. Further, McCulloch serves on the boards of The Queen of Peace Center, LifeBridge, and The Backstoppers.
Since 1991, McCulloch and his team of prosecutors have removed many of the most dangerous and violent criminals from our neighborhoods. Hundreds of murderers, rapists, child molesters, drug traffickers and other violent criminals have been convicted and sentenced to long, but well deserved, sentences. As a result, our streets are safer and homes more secure due to the effort of these dedicated public servants.