FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Scott Kamykowski of the Springfield Police Department will retire on May 27 after 25 years of service to the City of Springfield.
Kamykowski earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Drury University and began his career with the Springfield Police Department in February 1991 starting as a patrol officer and D.A.R.E. officer. He was promoted to the rank of corporal in 1996 and transferred to the Crimes Against Children Unit. In 2000, he moved to the Crimes Against Persons Unit where he led investigations for sexual assaults, robberies and serious assaults. Then, he transferred to the Robbery/Homicide Unit where he was the lead investigator on 10 homicide cases. After promotion to sergeant in 2007, Kamykowski supervised a patrol squad, the Property Crimes Unit and the Financial Crimes Unit over the course of the next seven years. In 2014, he became a patrol commander when he was promoted to lieutenant; he has served in this position for the remainder of his career.
Earlier this month, Kamykowski was recognized for his exceptional service and accomplishment in the field of law enforcement and was presented with the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal from the Sons of the American Revolution for serving with distinction and devotion to the citizens of Springfield.
Kamykowski will be honored with a retirement ceremony at 3 p.m. today at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center. Media and the community are welcome to attend.
Photo of Lt. Scott Kamykowski
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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Chief Paul Williams