Major David A. Flannigan
Major David A. Flannigan serves as the commander of the Technical Services Bureau. He has oversight responsibility for the Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Communications Division, and Patrol Records Division. Major Flannigan also serves as the FBI's CJIS systems officer for the state of Missouri.
Flannigan was appointed to the Patrol on January 1, 1993, as a member of the 65th Recruit Class. After graduating from the Academy, he was assigned to Troop C, Zone 5, Lincoln and Pike counties. He was promoted to corporal on June 1, 1998, and designated assistant zone supervisor of Troop C, Zone 17, Lincoln and Pike counties. On January 1, 2001, he transferred to the Training Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO. While assigned to the Training Division, Flannigan was promoted to sergeant on April 7, 2002. He transferred to the Professional Standards Division, General Headquarters, on June 1, 2007, where he remained after being promoted to lieutenant on December 1, 2007. On January 1, 2009, Flannigan transferred to the Human Resources Division. He was promoted to captain and designated director of the Human Resources Division on September 1, 2012. He was promoted to major and designated commander of the Technical Services Bureau on April 1, 2017.
Flannigan was born in Tremont, IL, and graduated from Tremont Community High School in 1987. He earned a Bachelor of Science in law enforcement administration from Western Illinois University in 1991. In 2011, he graduated from Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command. Flannigan completed the IACP Leadership in Police Organizations course in 2013. He earned a master's degree in criminal justice and sociology from Lincoln University in 2015.