Education: Kaiserslautern American High School, Germany. Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from the Community College of the Air Force. Attended Washington State University. Florida State University Certified Public Manager Program. USAF Security Police Academy, USAF Special Investigations Academy, Washington, D.C., Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA. Countless hours of advanced law enforcement specialized courses.
Military: US Air Force, 1978-1998; Meritorious Service Medals, Commendation Medals, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medals, AF Achievement Medals
Career: Retired after 20 years with United States Air Force serving as a Special Agent with the Office of Special Investigations. Began full-time career with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office in 1997 as a Deputy Sheriff assigned to the Patrol Division. Selected as a Field Training Officer in 2001. Promoted to Corporal, Patrol Division in 2005. Sergeant, Patrol Division, 2008. Sergeant, Criminal Investigations Division, 2008; Sergeant, Professional Development/Training, 2010. Inspector, Accreditation Manager/Agency Training Manager, 2011. Captain, Professional Standards Division, 2016.
Born Oakland, CA, Spouse Gretchen, Children Two, Grandchildren two, Church Lutheran