I am a proud Christian Conservative who believes in the constitution of the United States and I would be proud to continue to serve you as Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 for another 4 years.
Judge Mike Missildine
Mike has been a Collin County resident for over 12 years, with the majority of time living in Plano. Mike and his wife Kim are proud parents to three boys, and are new grandparents.
Mike was born in Richmond, Virginia and raised in Amarillo, Texas with strong conservative morals and family values. From an early age, he was taught to treat every person fairly and equally. He attended St. Stephen United Methodist church and was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout in a local Amarillo area Den and Troop.
The love of learning and education has always been a part of Mike's life. While in college, Mike earned a certificate as an Emergency Medical Technician. He continued his education while working full-time throughout his career in law enforcement.
1994 – Emergency Medical Technician – Amarillo College
1996 – Panhandle Regional Law Enforcement Academy (TCOLE Peace Officer) – Amarillo College
2013 – Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences – Midwestern State University
2014 – Master of Public Administration – Columbia Southern University
2016 – Master of Science, Leadership – Grand Canyon University
2021 – Doctor of Philosophy, General Psychology - Grand Canyon University
Mike’s law enforcement career spans 23+ years. He has served with various departments and in various divisions. Mike started in law enforcement at the age of 19 with the Potter County Sheriff’s Office in Amarillo, as a Dispatcher and Jailer. Mike's career continued with agencies such as the West Texas A&M University Police Department, United States Border Patrol, Tarrant County College Police Department, Dallas County Constable Pct. 2, and Collin County Constable Pct. 4.
Mike has served in areas such as dispatch, jail, patrol, patrol supervisor, training, training coordinator, warrants, civil process, court bailiff, investigations, special writ execution officer, police computer systems administrator, property and evidence manager, tactical team (SWAT), firearms instructor, and Chief Deputy. His certifications include Basic Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Hostage Negotiator, Basic SWAT, and Advanced SWAT. Mike has also earned the prestigious designations from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement as a Master Peace Officer and Civil Process Proficiency Certification.
His experience includes working closely with Justice, County, and District Courts, and he possesses extensive knowledge in civil and criminal law. He is known by his peers to be an expert in both civil and criminal law. Mike has taught management and leadership courses for the Caruth Police Institute at the University of North Texas at Dallas and he spent a year teaching about mental health for the Texas Justice Court Training Center. Mike's education and professional experience provides him with unique qualifications to serve as Justice of the Peace.
Mike has served on numerous boards and committees throughout his life and career. Mike was President of the Deputy Reserve Constables Association with Dallas County Pct. 2, Vice President of the Dallas County Constable’s Association, and Secretary of the Collin County Deputies Association. Mike served as the Secretary of the Justice of the Peace and Constable’s Association of Texas Constable Education Committee. He has been a long time member of the JPCA of Texas and Texas Municipal Police Association. Michael is also a member of the North Texas JPCA, State Guard Association of the United States, State Guard Association of Texas, and National Guard Association of Texas. Mike is also a member of the Plano Sunrise Rotary club, where he recently earned the prestigious designation as a Paul Harris Fellow.
Mike has received several awards throughout his career. In 2001, he was awarded the Medal of Merit from Tarrant County College Police Department for his technical contributions to the department. He has been awarded the prestigious designation of JPCA of Texas Deputy Constable of the Year for 2017, and again for 2018. In July of 2017, Michael was also awarded the Going the Extra Mile Award of Collin County by Constable Joe Wright.
Dedicated to Community
As a law enforcement officer, Mike has always been involved in keeping the community safe and serving his community to the best of his ability. As Justice of the Peace, Mike continues this service. In 2019, Mike was offered and accepted a part-time commission as an officer in the Texas State Guard, providing him an additional opportunity to serve the citizens of Collin County and the State of Texas, where he serves as an officer in 1st Brigade, 2nd Battalion.