CHRISTOPHER J. MUNLEY has served as a deputy director of public safety for the Sandy Pines Recreational Community in Hopkins, Mich., since 2019. He is a former U.S. Department of Justice-certified Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) auditor, providing policy consultation, development and auditing services to adult prisons and jails, lockups, and community confinement facilities. In 1996, Christopher began working at the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office in West Olive, Mich., retiring as a sergeant and operations supervisor with the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office Correctional Facility in December 2018. He is a military veteran who served a combined 13 years in the US Army, the US Army Reserves and the US National Guard. Christopher is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and a certified “gang expert” through the National Gang Crime Research Center (NGCRC) in Chicago. In August of 2011, the NGCRC presented Christopher with the prestigious Frederic Milton Thrasher award for Superior Accomplishments in Gang/Security Threat Group Intelligence and investigations. Christopher is also a past president of the Michigan Chapter of the Midwest Gang Investigators Association. He joined the Lexipol team as a content developer in December 2018.
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