Christopher M. Felton has been in Law Enforcement for over 16 years, with experience at a large Midwest Police Department as well as Active-Duty U.S. Army Military Police.
For the past 14 years, Christopher has served at his police department in various capacities, currently as a Detective Sergeant with the Gang and Violent Crimes Unit. He is also a Trainer for Safer Schools Together, and an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at two local universities where he teaches courses in Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology, and Emergency Management.
Christopher has also served as a Crisis Intervention Officer, Public Information Officer, and Field Training Officer, and he co-founded and currently leads the Police Officer Peer Support/Critical Incident Stress Management Team.
As a Leading Investigator/Research Assistant with Hutton Criminal Profiling and Associates from October 2015 to June 2020, Christopher collaborated on studies presented at the American Society of Criminology Conferences. He has also presented at the National Gang Crime Research Center Conference in Chicago, IL.
Christopher holds a BS in Criminal Justice, an MS in Criminal Justice – Forensic Psychology, a Master of Philosophy, and is currently writing his dissertation for his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice – Law and Public Policy.