Commander Mike Castaing began his police career in December 2001 with the St Augustine Police Department. Castaing was promoted to the rank of Corporal in 2012 and promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2016. Castaing’s experience includes Special Response Team Operator and Sniper, Bike Patrol, Marine Unit, Honor Guard, SJSO Clan Lab Team, Firearms Instructor, Less-lethal Instructor and Field Training Officer. Mike has also been assigned to several divisions within the Police Department to include: Patrol, Flagler College, Community Resources, Investigations, Internal Affairs Supervisor and Patrol Supervisor.
Castaing received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration from Flagler College in 2008 and in 2019 he graduated from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leadership Academy. Married 15 years, Commander Castaing also has three sons.