Major Sarah L. Eberhard
Major Sarah L. Eberhard serves as the commander of the Criminal Investigation Bureau. She has oversight responsibility for the Crime Laboratory Division, Division of Drug & Crime Control, Gaming Division, Governor's Security Division, and Missouri Information Analysis Center.
Eberhard was appointed to the Patrol on January 1, 1993, as a member of the 65th Recruit Class. After graduating from the Academy, she was assigned to Troop H, Zone 5, Andrew and Buchanan counties. She was promoted to corporal on March 1, 1999, and designated assistant zone supervisor of Troop H, Zone 10, Daviess and Dekalb counties. On July 1, 2000, Eberhard was promoted to the rank of sergeant and designated zone supervisor of Troop H, Zone 9, Livingston County. She transferred to Troop H, Zone 7, Clinton and Caldwell counties on April 1, 2001. Eberhard transferred to the Division of Drug and Crime Control, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, on May 2, 2004. She was promoted to lieutenant on January 1, 2009, and remained in the Division of Drug and Crime Control. Eberhard was promoted to captain and designated director of the Division of Drug and Crime Control on September 1, 2012. She was promoted to the rank of major on May 1, 2015, and designated commander of the Technical Services Bureau. Eberhard transferred to the Criminal Investigation Bureau on April 1, 2017.
Major Eberhard was born in Kansas City, MO. She graduated from Raytown South High School in Raytown, MO, in 1988. She holds as associate's of arts degree from the Metropolitan Community Colleges and a bachelor's of science degree in criminal justice administration from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO.