As a husband of 23 years and proud father of two children, Craig Flocken has accumulated nearly 25 years of experience in the law enforcement field. In addition to his duties as a public servant, he supports his local community through various coaching and education roles.
Craig Flocken lives in Dexter, Michigan, and works in nearby Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a member of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, the United States Field Hockey Association, and the Police Command Officers Association of Michigan. He regularly attends church with his family at Dexter United Methodist Church in Dexter, Michigan. Passionate about his profession, Craig Flocken completed coursework in criminal justice at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Eastern Michigan University, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree.
In 1987, he embarked on his life-long career goal when he became an officer of the Fairfield Connecticut Police Department, where he gained experience in police response and investigation. In 1990,Craig Flocken and his family moved back to his home state of Michigan where he joined the Ann Arbor Police Department. He worked in uniformed patrol from 1990-1998 and was a Field Training Officer responsible for training newly hired police officers. During 1993, Craig Flocken became an original member of Ann Arbor’s first-ever police K9 Team, working the next 5 years as handler with his K9 partner “Homer”. He earned a promotion to his current rank of Sergeant in 1998 and was given the added responsibilities of coordinating and overseeing both the Department’s K9 Unit and Field Training Program.
He presently works in the Patrol Division supervising the midnight shift while overseeing police operations and response. Outside of his duties as an officer of the law, Craig Flocken loves sports and enthusiastically has been coaching student-athletes in various capacities over the past 12 years. He has coached Little League Fastpitch Softball and Travel Fastpitch Softball teams at the 14u and 16u level. He also spent 3 years as an Assistant Coach for the Varsity Dexter High School softball team.
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