Before coming to Imlay City, Chief Pike was a Police Officer for the city of Port Huron for over 25 years. During his time, he has filled the following roles: Patrol Officer, Special Response Team (19 years), Use of Force Instructor, Range Master, Armorer, and Hazardous Materials/WMD technician, St. Clair County Drug Task Force, Special Crimes Unit, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Administrative Services Sergeant and Patrol Lieutenant.
Prior to coming to work for the Port Huron Police Department,.Chief Pike worked for the Lake Havasu City Police Department in Arizona as a Patrol Officer and Narcotics Detective. He was also a Reserve Police Officer for the Oak Harbor Police Department in Washington State. Chief Pike Served in the United States Navy from 1980-1988 as a jet engine mechanic and Master-at-Arms.
Chief Pike has the following educational accomplishments: A Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Michigan, a Baccalaureate Degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Michigan University, an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Clair County Community College. He is a graduate of the 249th session of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, Central Michigan University Law Enforcement Executive Leadership Institute, Macomb Community College Center for Police Management and Leadership Studies