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Coordinator of Agency Honor Guard
Accomplishments and Responsibilities:   Arranged for the Honor Guard to receive their own budget for financially managing their own expenditures. Previous needs were granted by Agency Administration only. Allotted new uniforms, firearms and performance equipment  Select and assign new members Manage budget and inventory  
Expert Marksman
  *Expert Marksman: -Glock: .40 & .45 -Rifles: Bushmaster M4 -Shotgun: Police Magnum    Training: Aug. 2009:   Firearms Evaluation (8hrs) Glock, Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle   Aug. 2008:   Firearms Evaluation (5 hrs) Glock, Pistol, Shotgun Rifle July 1999:   Sharpshooter qualification      

Training

Academies

  • 2006: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission: Wildlife Officer Training Course (886 hrs.)
  • 2001: Arkansas Highway Police: (475 hrs.)
  • 1999: Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy (480 hrs.)
  • 1995: U.S. Navy Bootcamp

Portfolio

Work experience

Oct 2005Present

Corporal Wildlife Officer

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Patrol assigned county enforcing AGFC Regulations and Boating Laws. Establish and maintain good relationships with the general public and local law enforcement agencies. Enforce local, state, and federal laws. Assist in federal, state, and local criminal investigations. Instruction: various law enforcement courses, Drug Recognition Expert instructor, Standardized Field Sobriety Instructor, Self-Defense and Grappling Techniques instructor, boating and hunter education instructor. Conduct interviews with witnesses, suspects, and other enforcement agencies. Courtroom testimonies for misdemeanor and felony cases. Represent agency through radio and television appearances. On call 24/7. Coordinator of the agency's Honor Guard unit. Member of Disaster Response Team. Full-time instructor during academy cadet training courses. Covert team operations.

2010Present

Part-Time Contract Security

Verizon Arena

Provide contract security services for high-profile entertainment individuals and venues.

May 2001Sep 2005

Patrol Officer-First Class

Arkansas Highway Police

Detected hazardous materials, drugs, illegal transports and commercial vehicle standards in the Memphis metro area.

Jun 2000May 2001

Deputy Sheriff

Van Buren County Sheriff's Office

Patrolled assigned county enforcing local laws. Established and maintained good relationships with the general public and local law enforcement agencies. Assist in local criminal investigations. Conduct interviews with witnesses, suspects, and other enforcement agencies. Courtroom testimonies for misdemeanor and felony cases. 

Jun 1999Jun 2000

Patrol Officer

Clinton Police Department

Patrolled assigned area enforcing local laws. Established and maintained good relationships with the general public and local law enforcement agencies. Assist in local criminal investigations. Conduct interviews with witnesses, suspects, and other enforcement agencies. Courtroom testimonies for misdemeanor and felony cases. 

Jan 1999Jun 1999

Patrol Officer

Damascus Police Department

Patrolled assigned area enforcing local laws. Established and maintained good relationships with the general public and local law enforcement agencies. Assist in local criminal investigations. Conduct interviews with witnesses, suspects, and other enforcement agencies. Courtroom testimonies for misdemeanor and felony cases. 

Aug 1998Dec 1998

Jailer/Dispatcher

Van Buren County Sheriff's Office

Fielded emergency calls and dispatched necessary first responders. Booked inmates in and out of detention facility. Transported inmates to and from other detention facilities and courts. Logged reports in person and by phone.

Jun 1995Jun 1998

AS3 Aviation Support Equipment Technician

United States Navy

Assigned to the Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) while stationed in Alameda, California. Reassigned to Corpus Christie, Texas. Worked on the heavy-lift helicopter, MH-53E Sea Drgaon, and searched foreign and domestic waters to locate and/or destroy sea-based mines, using mine hunting and sweeping countermeasure systems and Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM).  

Education

May 2003Present

Conversion of Academy Credits

Black River Technical Institute

Courses were awarded based upon Law Enforcement Professional Training Certificates and College transcripts:

  1. AR Law Enforcement Training Academy
  2. AR Highway Police
  3. University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute
  4. AR Department of Health

Total hours earned: 31

Aug 1993Jun 1995

Automotive Technology

Foothills Technical Institute

Total hours earned: 67

Certifications

Jun 2005Present

DWI Detection SFST and Drugged Driving

University of Arkansas: Criminal Justice Institute
2009Present

SSGT-Self-Defense & Grappling Techniques Instructor

Instructor
Mar 2011Present

RPTW-Use of Force

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Feb 2006Present

Police Expert-Score 98.4%: Glock Semi-Automatic

National Rifle Association of America
Dec 2005Present

Police Expert-Score 100%: Shotgun

National Rifle Association of America
Jan 2004Present

Pressure Point Control Tactics

Arkansas State Highway Police
Jul 1999Present

Sharpshooter Qualification

Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy
Jan 2005Present

Drug Law Enforcement School for Patrol Officers

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Feb 2004Present

Commercial Motor Vehicle Criminal Interdiction

U.S. Department of Transportation
Apr 2000Present

Basic Identification of Clandestine Labs

14th Judicial District Drug Task Force
Mar 2009Present

DRE-Drug Recognition Expert

International Association of Chiefs of Police
Jan 2011Present

AWIN User Certification Program

Arkansas Wireless Information Network
Jul 2007Present

Criminal Immigration Training

U.S. Department of Justice
Oct 2006Present

Ethics & Excellence in Law Enforcement

U.S. Department of Justice
Dec 2005Present

Thompson's Defensive Driving #441 Course

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Aug 2005Present

National Incident Management System

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: FEMA
Jun 2001Present

Basic First Aid

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
Oct 2003Present

AHP Radar Operator

Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training
Dec 2011Dec 2016

Certified Police Professional Instructor

Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training
Sep 2011Sep 2013

Operator Certificate for Breath Testing

Arkansas Department of Health
Oct 20112013

DRE: Drug Recognition Expert Instructor

International Association of Chiefs of Police

References

Mike Story

Carl Houvener

Ryan Buffalo