Missouri State Outreach Noncredit Programs

Course Listing - by Instructor

Name Biography
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Charles Alexander Charles Alexander started with the Springfield Police Department in 2004 after graduating from Evangel University in 2002 with honors with a Bachelor's degree in Business Marketing and Management. From 2004 through 2017, He worked in Patrol, Community Service Section, Financial Crimes as a Detective, Special Investigation Unit as a detective and part time member of the Special Response team (SRT/SWAT). In 2017, he was promoted to Sergeant and supervised a patrol squad for 3 years before becoming the Supervisor for Internal Affairs until present. Some of his specialist designations are Field Training Officer, Drug Recognition Expert, Major Crimes Investigator, and Patrol Rifle/Less Lethal munitions certified.
Dwayne Doran
Chris Edgar
Steve Gisselbeck
Dr. Paul Gorski Paul is the founder of the Equity Literacy Institute and EdChange. He has more than 20 years of experience helping educators, nonprofit workers, and others strengthen their equity efforts. He has worked with educators in 48 states and a dozen countries. Paul has published more than 70 articles and has written, co-written, or co-edited twelve books on various aspects of educational equity including Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap and Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education(with Seema Pothini). He is the author of the Multicultural Pavilion, an online compendium of free resources for educators. Paul earned a PhD in Educational Evaluation at the University of Virginia. He was a teacher educator at several universities for 15 years. He is also a published poet, a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and the biggest fan of Buster, his cat.
Kevin Holle Kevin is a law enforcement professional with 30 years' experience in civilian and military law enforcement. He began his career with the Monett Police Department as a patrol officer, and retired from the Springfield Police Department in 2016 after assignments in patrol, vice/gang investigations, community policing, and the training division/range operations. He previously served as the chief ranger for the Springfield-Greene County Park Ranger unit and taught basic military/leadership studies at Missouri State with the ROTC Bear Battalion. He is a retired Military Police Corps first sergeant with varying overseas deployments. He received a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration from Missouri Southern State University and holds a Masters's Degree in Criminology from Drury University where he continues to teach as an adjunct instructor within the Law Enforcement Academy.
Roger Martin Roger retired from the Air Force in 2001 and began his new career with the Highway Patrol at Troop E Radio in Poplar Bluff the same year. In 2008, he was appointed as the Communications Division Training Coordinator and moved to Jefferson City. He facilitates the training of newly hired Patrol Operators and provides continuing education to veteran operators. He is also a POST certified specialty instructor training newly hired Troopers and other agency responders on Patrol radio procedures. Roger has served as co-chair of the Missouri Professional Training Partnership since 2010 and undoubtedly his primary focus continues to be the training and education of professionals within public safety communications. He and his wife, DeAnn, enjoy traveling, singing every chance they get, and working in community theatre. They share four sons, two daughters-in-law, and two beautiful granddaughters.
David Millsap Sheriff David Millsap has worked in the criminal justice field for 36-years. He received a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration and Broadcasting and Film from Central Mo. State University. Millsap holds a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Tiffin University. He is also a graduate of the Northwestern University Police Staff and Command College and the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute. Millsap retired as a Captain with the Springfield Mo. Police Department his final assignment was serving as a Division Commander in Criminal Investigations. At the rank of Captain he has also served as the South District Patrol Commander prior to his return to head the Criminal Investigations Division. At the rank of lieutenant he commanded the Traffic Section, Special Investigations Section (Narcotics/Gang Units), and the Criminal Investigations Section. As a sergeant he served as the Springfield Police Department's Training Director and has served as a supervisor in the Patrol Section and Community Service Section. Millsap is currently past President of the Missouri Investigators Association and served on the Board of Directors of the American College of Forensic Examiners Registered Investigators.. Millsap was an adjunct instructor in Leadership, Organizational Law and Policy, and Case Preparation for Drury University and has taught Criminal Investigations at Evangel University. Prior to his appointment to the Springfield Police Department he served ten years as a Deputy Juvenile Officer in 26th Circuit Court and also served as a reserve deputy sheriff in Laclede County, Missouri.

Millsap was elected Sheriff of Laclede County, Missouri in 2016, and took office in January 2017.
Claudia Roshto Claudia Roshto is an Instructor with a professional background that includes being a Crime Victim Advocate for the Independence, MO Police Department/Investigations Unit. On-call First Responder to Violent crime scenes skilled in crisis intervention and comprehensive advocacy services. Ms. Roshto has worked with the Attorney General's Office, FBI, Immigration, and the Missouri Department of Corrections. Past Vice-President of MOVA and author of a P.O.S.T Certified Training for Law Enforcement on Advocacy.
Christina Ryder Christina Ryder graduated with a Master of Arts in Social Science with a concentration in Demographic and Social Analysis from the University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Vanguard University of Southern California. Christina has been a grant writer for over 14 years and, as a fundamental area of expertise, has been successful in securing millions of dollars in foundation, corporate and federal requests for multiple non-profit organizations, coalitions, and grass-root projects world wide. She has served in various capacities within non-profit organizations including in direct service, administrative, training, conference, and academic research review capacities. An activist at heart, Christina has dedicated most of her personal research and volunteer efforts to addressing the needs faced by at-risk youth, those affected by poverty, and women and children victims of violence. In addition to her role at The Grantwell, LLC, Christina is a Sociology Instructor, GO LEAD Coordinator, and Assistant Director of the Center for Social Science and Public Policy Research at Missouri State University.
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Mark Thomas Mark has been in law enforcement for 39 years. He retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol as a sergeant and then worked for the Clay and Platte County Sheriff's Office as a detective. He now works as a senior investigator with the Missouri Department of Labor Fraud and Noncompliance Unit. Mark received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Park University and has been a POST certified General Instructor for the last 17 years.
During the course of my career, Mark has conducted a wide variety of investigations to include accident investigations, regulatory investigations, internal investigations, financial investigations, drug investigations as well as local, state and federal investigations.
Skyler Viebrock Skyler Viebrock has been in law enforcement for over 10 years where he served as the Sergeant over the jail in Morgan County and the training coordinator. He has reserved with Stover Police Department the last 4 and a half years and recently taken employment at Moniteau County Sheriff's Office as a Lieutenant and training coordinator. He is a Missouri POST Generalist instructor along with a Specialist in firearms, use of force, report writing. Skyler is a nationally certified as an active threat instructor through Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and also Active Shooter instructor through Louisiana State University. He is a certified instructor to teach ALICE, TASER, LASER, ASP, OC, and Glock Armorer.