Degrees and Certifications:
FBI Special Agent, Retired St. Louis Metropolitan Police Academy Class A MO POST Certification MSBA/CES School Safety Specialist BS, Accounting
Chief Michael Christian
Chief Michael Christian, a West High School alum, returned to Parkway in the fall of 2022 as Chief of Security. In the summer of 2023, Chief Mike took on additional duties and now also directs district Emergency Management operations.
Chief Mike attended MIZZOU, earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1992. After college, Mike graduated from St. Louis Metropolitan Police Academy and served as a St. Louis City Police Officer for 3-1/2 years before joining the Chesterfield Police Department. During his tenure with Chesterfield Police, Mike accepted an appointment as an FBI Special Agent, graduating from the FBI Academy in May of 1998.
Chief Mike's first assignment with the FBI was Organized Crime and Violent Crime in Chicago, 1998-2007. From 2007-2021, Mike worked Violent Crime and Fugitives in the FBI's St. Louis office. He served as the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) Coordinator and the Fugitive Task Force (FTF) Coordinator, where St. Louis was a top performer. Mike was awarded the FBI Medal of Excellence for his Fugitive Task Force work.
Chief Mike brings to Parkway Security 28 plus years' law enforcement experience - 23 with the FBI! Team Security is honored to have Chief Mike at the helm and looks forward to many great achievements under his leadership.
In his spare time, Chief Mike enjoys hiking, traveling to visit family, listening to live music, hanging out at lakes and barbecuing.