Captain Christopher Wundrach is the Commander of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Division. Captain Wundrach was hired by the Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy in 1991. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2001, Lieutenant in 2007, and to his current position of Captain in 2013. In his current role, he is responsible for overseeing the Sheriff’s Operations Center, Homeland Security, Training Unit, Civil Unit, and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
Captain Wundrach has previously served as Deputy Commander of Patrol Services and worked in many areas of the Sheriff’s Office including the, Special Investigations Unit, Road Patrol, Corrections and the Parks Unit. Currently, he is Commander of SWAT, and is a representative of the Sheriff’s Office to the Joint Terrorism Task Force, Michigan Intelligence Operations Center, Department of Homeland Security, and the Major County Sheriffs’ Association Intel Commanders.
He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University in 1991. Captain Wundrach has received many awards including a Commendation Certificate, two Unit Citations, two Professional Excellence Citations, two Sheriff’s Distinguished Unit Citations, and a Meritorious Service Citation.