By Jon Mason Sheriff Ross Litman was elected Sheriff of St. Louis County in November of 2002 after according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's website, he decided to run after learning Sheriff Rick Wahlberg would not be seeking re-election. Sheriff Litman is up for re-election this year and will be unopposed.
Although he is unopposed, he still has a very interesting story. A time line was created to tell some of the key things about his career and how he moved up from the ranks.
The specific duties of the sheriff are defined in State Statute 387.03 and can be viewed through this link