May 6, 2023

Captain Steven V. Wilhoit, commanding officer of Troop A, Lee’s Summit, announces the following retirement effective May 1, 2023:

Sergeant William W. “Bill” Lowe, Troop A public information officer, retired after 27 years, 10 months of dedicated service.

Sgt. Lowe, formerly of St. Joseph, MO, was appointed to the Patrol on July 1, 1995, as a member of the 70th Recruit Class. After completing training at the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned to Troop C, St. Louis, serving Franklin County. He was promoted to the rank of corporal and designated as the assistant zone supervisor of Zone 11, Franklin County, in February 2007. On October 4, 2009, he transferred to Troop A, Lee’s Summit, to serve as a public information officer. He was promoted to sergeant on May 1, 2010.

Lowe graduated from Lafayette High School in St. Joseph, MO, in 1987. Lowe earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Missouri State University, in Springfield in 1993. He earned an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Mineral Area Community College in 1995. He completed the Leadership in Police Organizations course in 2015, and later served as an instructor for the course. Sgt. Lowe is married to Jennifer (Carlson), and they have two grown children, Cameron and Avery.

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