St. Louis County Circuit Court

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Clayton, Missouri 63105


Scott Kiefer appointed Interim Sheriff in St. Louis County

CLAYTON, MO Sept. 25,  2019 – Scott Kiefer has been appointed Interim Sheriff of St. Louis County                                                  by Director of Judicial Administration, Paul Fox. Kiefer begins his new assignment Oct. 1, 2019,  due to                                                the retirement of St. Louis County Sheriff Jim Buckles, who had held the job since 2006.

Kiefer graduated from University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor of Science in Political
Science and a minor in History. Prior to his appointment, Kiefer worked as a federal contractor                                                                    to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services as a Freedom of Information – Privacy Act Analyst.

He joined the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office in 2011. During his eight years with the Sheriff’s Office,                                                Kiefer has steadily advanced to a variety of positions of increasing responsibility including;                                                          Administrative Deputy Sheriff, Civil Process Deputy Sheriff, Office Services Coordinator,                                                            Administrative Deputy Sheriff Supervisor, and finally culminating in his appointment as Chief Deputy
Sheriff in 2017.

Kiefer lives in St. Charles County with his family.



For more information contact:

Christine Bertelson, Director of Strategic Communications
St. Louis County Circuit Court                                                                                                                                                                                                                105 South Central Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Clayton, MO 63105
314-615-2643 or 314-202-3400

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