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  • Computers (building, troubleshooting, graphics and web design)
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Music
  • Guitar
  • Saxophone


I have recently retired after 25 years of service as a Fort Worth police officer.  I am now pursuing a second career in Information Technology.I am certified A+, Network +, MCP, MCDST and MCTS - Windows 7 and pursuing additional certifications.


I am currently enrolled in the I.T. Career Professional Program, which includes the following certifications:


  • A+ CompTIA - Completed
  • MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional - Completed
  • MCDST - Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician - Completed
  • MCTS - Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 7 - Completed


  • Network + CompTIA - Completed
  • MCITP - Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Server 2008 Administrator - Completed
  • MCTS - Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist:: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory - Completed
  • MCTS - Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure - Completed

Network Pro

  • CCENT - Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician
  • CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Administrator


Don Welch

Sgt. Mike Cagle

J.J. Wagner

Dr. Charles Stewart

Work experience

Jun 1984Jun 2009

Corporal / Detective

  • Detective 7 years - Robbery Section
  • Advanced Interrogation Trained (Neuro-linguistic Programming)
  • Field Training Officer -  Trained 77 Rookies
  • FBI Fitness Instructor
  • Certified Instructor - Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education
  • Master Peace Officer
  • Worked in the highest crime area  for 17 years 
Jun 1973Jun 1983


United States Marine Corps
  • Infantry Platoon Commander
  • High Frequency Direction Finder
  • Manual Morse Intercept Operator
  • Honorably Discharged
  • Served in both the enlisted and officer ranks
  • Top Secret Security Clearance while serving  in the enlisted ranks with the Naval Security Group



Information Technology
Built computers from scratch Installed operating systems Upgraded operating systems Troubleshooting hardware and applications Web design and web site maintenance Graphic design Proficient in Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, Server2003 Proficient in Windows Office 2003 and Windows Office 2007, Excel, PowerPoint, Dreamweaver, PhotoShop, Flash Professional Knowledge of HTML, CGI, Pearl
Excel at assembling, storing, and retrieving information, data, and items in a systematic fashion Able to perceive how to maximize efficiency by maintaining information and details accurately and in good order Methodical, neat, and systematic in my approach to a task Planning, prioritizing tasks, goal setting, performing routine tasks, and quality control   
Able to clearly communicate my thoughts and ideas through writing. Able to synthesize information and present key points logically and concisely in reports, letters, or summaries. Enjoy putting my thoughts down on paper and enjoy creating original stories, novels, or poems.
  Mastered the most efficient methods of running the day-to-day operations of an office. Accurate record keeping Filing Word Processing, Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint Copying Knowledge of Office Procedures Basic Math skills Clear Communications Knowledge of Telephone Systems Proficiency in the use of office machines Computer Literate Attention to detail, neatness, speed, and organizational abilities.
I have extensive experience in communicating one on one with people on the street, counseling with troubled marriages in crisis, suicidal individuals, peer support, prison ministry, and teaching Sunday school classes from high school to adult ages.


Network +


MCTS - Windows 7

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist - Windows 7


Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician


Microsoft Certified Professional



Top Secret

Department of Defense