SEMO Regional Bomb Squad


Lieutenant Darron Moore #237

Lt. Moore has been with the department since December of 1997 when he joined the Communications Division.  He left the department in 2000 to attend the SEMO Law Enforcement Academy.  After graduating, Lt. Moore was re-hired to the Patrol Division in August of 2000. He is a Gas Mask Fit Instructor, and has training in Crisis Intervention,Vehicle Search & Seizure, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Response to Terrorism. Lt. Moore is a member of the SEMO Bomb Squad, a certified bomb technician, and the handler for the department's Explosive Detection K9. He's also the department's C.A.L.E.A. manager. Moore can be contacted via phone at (573) 785-5776 ext. 1345 or by email at:

Detective Joseph Woodruff #250

Detective Woodruff has been with the department since February 2010, where he started as a part-time Animal Control Officer. Detective Woodruff became a Communications Officer in November of  2010. Woodruff graduated from the Missouri Sheriff's Association Training Academy in June 2011 and served as a temporary patrol officer until November of 2011, when he became a full time officer. Woodruff was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division in October 2016 where he serves as a Task Force Officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms . Woodruff is an advisor for the Law Enforcement Explorer Program and is one of the department's body camera instructors and LiveScan instructors. Woodruff is also a member of the Southeast Missouri Regional Bomb Squad..

You may contact Detective Woodruff at: (573) 785-5776 ext: 1360 or by email at:

LOCO #301

Loco is a German Shepherd imported from the Netherlands. He trained to passively alert to the presence of numerous types of explosives. He was originally trained to deploy to Afghanistan with the Military but due to a draw down of U.S. Troops his mission was cancelled. He was given to the department by a Government Contractor. He's assigned to the SEMO Bomb Squad and attends training monthly at the Riverview Training Academy in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.