Sheriff David Millsap, BS., MS., has 33-years of experience in the Criminal Justice Field. Sheriff Millsap retired from the Springfield Police Department in 2016. At the Springfield Police Department, he served as the Section Commander for Criminal Investigations, Special Investigations, Traffic Section and Patrol Section. He has supervised the Community Policing Unit, Patrol Unit, and the Training Academy Section. He also served as the Criminal Investigations Division Commander at the rank of Captain.
He has worked as a patrol officer, detective and task force officer both for the Springfield Police Department and the Laclede County Sheriff’s Department. He also spent 10-years as the Juvenile Officer in the 26th Circuit Court. Sheriff Millsap is an adjunct professor for Drury University in Leadership Development and Organizational Law and Policy and he is an adjunct professor in Criminal Investigations for Evangel University.
He is the past President of the Missouri State Investigators Associations and currently serves on the MSIA Board of Directors. Sheriff Millsap is currently on the Board of Directors for the COPE Shelter House in Lebanon.
Sheriff Millsap is a member of the Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church. He is a member of the Lebanon Area Sports Hall of Fame.
Sheriff Millsap and his wife Tammy rasied their two children, Jason and Amanda in their hometown of Lebanon. David and Tammy have three grandchildren.