Education: Oak Grove High School, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Florida Law Enforcement Standards and Training, Gulf Coast Community College; various law enforcement specialized training courses, North West Florida State College, Senior Leadership Program, Class #14, Tallahassee, FL Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
Military: US Air Force, 1978-1998; Meritorious Service Medals, Commendation Medals, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medals, AF Achievement Medals
Career: 20 years with USAF Security Police; USAF Security Police Academy, 1978; Military Police Investigator course, 1987. 1996; Part time Deputy Sheriff, 1998; Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, full time deputy sheriff assigned to road patrol, 2000; Field Training Officer, 2001; Corporal, Field Services, 2004; Corporal, Community Policing Unit, 2007; Sergeant, Special Operations Unit, 2009; Lieutenant, Special Operations, 2010; Captain, Field Services
Honors and Affiliations: 1994; Law Enforcement, Senior Non Commission Officer of the Year, Hickam AFB, Hawaii, 1996; Law Enforcement, Senior Non Commission Officer of the Year Eglin AFB, Florida, 1988; Okaloosa County, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year from Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Ft Walton Beach, Fl, Member of Blue Knight’s Chapter XXV
Born Jacksonville, FL, Spouse Dana, Children Two, Grandchildren One, Church Baptist