Captain R.C. Christian


Captain R.C. Christian began his career with the Tennessee Highway Patrol in the Nashville District in 1989 as a road trooper in Williamson County. He soon transferred to Wilson County, working there before transferring to his hometown district of Cookeville in 1998. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2002, supervising Van Buren and Bledsoe Counties. In 2006, he was promoted to Lieutenant, serving as Special Programs supervisor for the District, which included (DARE, New Entrant, Pupil Transportation, ACES, and Safety Education. In April 2012, he was promoted to Captain of the Cookeville District.

Captain Christian is a 2005 graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. He also is trained crash reconstructionist, radar instructor, field training officer. Captain Christian is an active member of his community and volunteers with several programs.