Meet the Instructor

Mr. Chris Johnston joined Current River Career Center as the Criminal Justice instructor during the 2020-21 school year.  Before becoming a CRCC instructor, Mr. Johnston was a Missouri State Park Ranger.  He has over ten years of law enforcement experience.  

His work experience and instructor certifications include:

  • CPR/AED/First Aid
  • ASP tactical weapon/handcuffing
  • Type 2 Breath Instrument
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Field Training Officer

Mr. Johnston has experience in local, county and state levels of law enforcement.  He is excited to be at Current River Career Center and looks forward to teaching students about the field of Criminal Justice.  Mr. Johnston says, "My experiences in law enforcement were rewarding, and I wan to pass that knowledge on to future generations."

Mr. Johnston and his wife Hayley live on their family farm outside of Ellington.