Rock Church Children's Pastor
Mark Crofton served the citizens of the State of California as a member of the California Highway patrol for 29 years. During his tenure, he served as an administrator for a CHP Area office that encompasses over 400 square miles and 130 officers and staff. Sgt. Crofton served as the Academic Supervisor at the California Highway Patrol Academy in Sacramento Ca, where, in addition to his administrative duties, taught all facets of current criminal law and search and seizure practice as it applies to law enforcement. Over his 29-year career, he was assigned to both urban and rural areas. Was a Division Training Officer and conducted numerous Protective Service and Dignitary Protection Details as he served throughout the State. Mark has extensive experience in police tactics and the National Incident Management System (NIMS/SEMS) systems and teaches and supports training for government agencies on a regular basis.
Mark also served as a Regional Director for Promise Keepers “in the early years (94-99)” and has coached High School sports “on and off” for 15 years. He is active with several youth organizations and is an avid supporter of Christian Camping, serving every summer to facilitate Christian camping in San Diego, Ca.
Mark and his wife Julie currently attend the Rock Church in San Diego California, where Mark serves the Safety Manager for the east County Satellite Campus. Mark and Julie have three grown sons, and have been married for 29 years. Mark is a graduate of Biola University with a degree in Christian Education. Mark regularly speaks to Men's Groups encouraging men to do what “The Book says" and “Stay the Course”. Additionally, Mark has addressed the San Diego National Church Safety & Security Conference presenting a segment on "Who We Are As a Church" and “Why We Are Called to Serve In a Security Capacity" at the past three Conferences. Mark’s desire is that you will be blessed by biblical insights and his passion for service in the church, and will change the way you think of “Church Security” in the future.