Christopher J. Munley has served as a deputy director of public safety for the Sandy Pines Recreational Community in Hopkins, Michigan, since 2019. He is a former U.S. Department of Justice-certified PREA auditor, providing PREA 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, Michigan, 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 in Chicago, Illinois. Christopher was the PREA coordinator for the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department in Michigan from 2005-2018 and has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the PREA standards for his agency. Christopher joined the Lexipol team as a content developer in December 2018.