Graduate: Summa Cum Laude
Director of the Support Services Bureau. Second in command of agency. Command oversight over investigations, training, budget, personnel, grants, detention and accreditation.
Lead Facilitator/Teaching Assistant and Facilitator for the Boston University on-line Masters inCriminal Justice Program.
Tucson Police Department, Tucson, AZ 2005 - 2007Captain: Division Commander - Police Logistics Division
Tucson Police Department, Tucson, AZ 2000 - 2005Police Lieutenant
Tucson Police Department, Tucson, AZ 1994 - 2000Police Sergeant
Tucson Police Department, Tucson, AZ 1987 - 1994Police Officer
Served as a National Training Consultant and provided training to law enforcement andemergency communications personnel from more than 200 agencies in 15 states.
"The Need for Higher Education." Law and Order Magazine. North Hollywood, CA, September 2005, 86 - 94. Article discussing the need for higher education for police commanders."Supplemental Training Manual." S.T.I.M.. Tucson Police Department, April 1999, 1 - 512. 512 page supplemental training manual to support basic training of new police officers
27 years experience as a law enforcement professional, currently holding the rank of Assistant Director. More than 9 years experience in command level assignments, to include as the second command of a major city police department. A diverse work history touching virtually every facet of administration, investigations and operations within a law enforcement agency. Decorated five times in the line of duty. An earned Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Psychology. A 2003 graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) command school. An established criminal justice educator/trainer for more than 15 years. Currently the Lead Facilitator for the on-line Masters in Criminal Justice Program at Boston University. Possessing a solid knowledge of the NISPOM and NISPOM Supplement. Willing to, and capable of, obtaining up to a Top Secret security clearance. Able to solve complex problems with minimal direction and proficient in conducting detailed investigations. Excellent written, oral and presentation skills. Able to travel on company business. An energetic self-starter who is able to meet deadlines and work with little supervision. Will be pursuing certification as an Industrial Security Professional (ISP).