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Title: Professor - Criminal Justice
Master of Arts: Saint Joseph'S College
Mark Byington earned his A.A. degrees from Mineral Area College. He went on to earn his B.S. degree from Southeast Missouri State University and his M.P.A. degree from City University in Bellevue Washington. He served as a police officer with the Dallas Police Department and with the Mineral Area College Department of Public Safety. He is the former director of the Mineral Area College Law Enforcement Academy and the Missouri Police Corps under the direction of the Office of Justice Programs. He is also a two term POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Commissioner and served as training advisor and consultant to the Baltimore Police Commissioner and the City of Baltimore from 2007-2011. He currently serves as Law Enforcement advisor to the Center for Research on Institutions and Social Policy (CRISP).
Title: Campus Police Officer
Master of Arts: American Public Univ System
Title: Adjunct-Criminal Justice
Master of Science: Lindenwood University
Trevor Wild is currently a deputy sheriff with the Franklin County Sheriff`s Office where he has been employed for the past 16 years. He is a supervisor for the SWAT team and a Sgt. within their patrol division. He obtained his A.S. from Mineral Area College. He earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a M.S. in Administration from Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO. He possesses credentials from Missouri POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) as an academy instructor. He teaches various subjects for the Missouri Sheriff`s Training Academy in Union, MO, and was an instructor for the Missouri Police Corps.