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Monday, June 26, 2017

Our Staff

Current Coordinator

Officer Michael Badger

Officer Michael Badger

Officer ​Badger is a graduate of Lanphier High School in Springfield and Southern Illinois University –Carbondale with a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in the Administration of Justice and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. His law enforcement career began in 1978 with the Springfield Lake Police Department. Mike continued his career as a Patrol Officer with the Springfield Police Department from February 1980 to 1984. During that time he was attended several specialized training courses from the Northwestern University Traffic Institute.

With a growing part time business outside of law enforcement, Mike left his primary career of law enforcement in 1984 to focus on building his business in Springfield. After 24 years in the private sector an opportunity presented itself for him to re-enter the law enforcement field. After completing the selection process he was re-hired as a Springfield police officer in 2008. With numerous changes in the field of law enforcement, Mike attended the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois and was awarded the Ervin H Warren Award of Excellence as the Top Recruit in the class of 88 new police officers.

With training completed, Mike began serving the Springfield community as a patrol officer on the evening shift in 2008. He worked as a Police Patrol Officer with various beat assignments until being selected as Coordinator for Sangamon Menard County Crimestoppers in October 2014. He is a member of the Crisis Intervention Team and the Hostage Negotiation Team of the Springfield Police Department and has attended numerous specialized training programs.

Mike with his wife Kathy are the parents of four grown children and a daughter at the University of Wisconsin. He has 6 grand-children.

Previous Coordinators

Name Service Date(s)
Matt Goulet 2011-2014
Butch Slater 2009-2011
Paula Morrow 2006-2008
Sarah L. Iaienarro 2004-2007
Heidi Homeier 2004
Keith Ushman 2003
Bill Neale 2000-2003
Brenda G. Thompson 1994-2000
Neil Williamson 1984-1994
Alice Pickford 1983

Board Members

Current President - Terry Farmer 2017 - current
Past Presidents:
Name Service Year
Dean Haukap 2016
Robbie Johnston 2015
Jay Turnbull 2014
Josh Britton 2013
Jim Donelan 2012
Ernie Slottag 2011
Brian Oaks
2010
Joe Ushman
2009
Jay Turnbull
2008
Steve Myers
2007
Rick Allen
2006
Cheryl McGill
2005
Jack Stoldt
2002
Jim Havey
2001
Jack Weatherford
2000
Bill Pongracz
1999
Tom Bayer
1998
Tyrone O. Pace
1997
Skip Turnbull
1996
Don Bassford
1995
Desiree Lodgdon
1994
Andrew Dowling
1993
Don George
1992
P. J. Staab II
1991
Ellen Schanzle--Haskins
1990
Joe Spivey
1989
John Giavaras
1988
Brian Kenny
1987
Gary Stevens
1986
Dan Austin
1985
David Keil
1984
Frank Stern
1983
 
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