Pine Lawn Precinct
City of Pine Lawn, Missouri
The City of Pine Lawn, Missouri is located in Mid St Louis County, about 15 minutes northwest from Downtown St Louis. Important roads for the community are Natural Bridge Road, Edgewood Ave, Avondale Ave , Stratford Ave, Kennewah Ave, Jennings Station Road and Interstate 70. The City of Pine Lawn was officially incorporated in 1947. The population of Pine Lawn was 3,275 residents in 2010.
Like other neighboring communities, Pine Lawn saw it’s peak of business and population in the 1950’s. Through all the struggles, the Citizens of Pine Lawn remain resilient and endeavor to move forward and grow.
Lt. Dawain Wallace
- Lt. Wallace has twenty-one (21) years police experience and has been with the NCPC since May 2022.
- Lt. Wallace is the Commander of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), in which he oversees all investigations, to included Homicides, Assault, Robberies, Sexual Assault, Child Deaths and Missing Persons.
- Lt. Wallace is also the Commander of the Pine Lawn Precinct, in which he oversees the daily operations in Pine Lawn.
- Lt. Wallace’s prior police commission was with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for twenty (20) years. Lt. Wallace started his Law Enforcement Journey at the age 16, when he was an Explorer with Beverly Hills Police Department, from there he became a Turnkey (Corrections) Officer with Northwoods Police Department, and then with the St. Ann Police Department before joining the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
- Lt. Wallace was assigned to several specialized units including: Probation and Parole, Traffic Safety, Narcotics, Housing Unit, and the DEA Task Force.
- Lt. Wallace was deputized as a Task Force Officer with the DEA, twice for a total of 8 years, where he specialized in long term conspiracy drug investigations, and worked in an undercover capacity, targeting multi-kilo narcotic distributors in and around the St. Louis region.
- Lt. Wallace has received awards, certificates, and proclamations from the City of St. Louis, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the United States Attorney’s Office.
- When asked about the concept of the North County Police Cooperative, Lt. Wallace said, “I truly enjoy working for a police department where the motto is Community First”