Darrell Moore

Darell Moore, Executive Director

Darrell became Executive Director of the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services and the Executive Director of the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys on January 1, 2019. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Litigation Division of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office (2017-19), and an Assistant Attorney General in the Public Safety Section of that division (2015-17). He was the Chief Litigation Counsel to the State Auditor of Missouri from 2011 to 2015. Darrell also was elected and served three terms as the Greene County (Missouri) Prosecuting Attorney (1999-2011), having previously served as an assistant and chief assistant prosecutor in that office for fourteen years
(1983-84, 1985-1998). He began his legal career as a law clerk at the Missouri Court of Appeals-Southern District and spent one year (1984-85) in private practice.
He has successfully prosecuted cases before juries in several counties, and successfully argued cases in the Missouri Supreme Court, Missouri Court of Appeals-Southern District, and Missouri Court of Appeals-Western District. MADD Missouri recognized Darrell in 2003 by presenting him with the “Top DWI Prosecutor’s Award”. The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys honored Darrell by presenting him with its first "Prosecuting Attorney of the Year" award in October 2010.
Darrell has appeared on national television on Court TV which covered one of his murder trials, and to speak about cases and matters he handled, including NBC’s Dateline, ID Discovery, The Larry Elder Show, Crime Watch Daily  (“The Springfield Three” interviewed by Kim Goldman), and Oxygen Network (In Ice Cold Blood series- “Beauty Queen Murder”).
Darrell earned his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and his B.A. from Southwest Baptist University.