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; Youth Services Division Commander, 2019; Administration Bureau Chief, 2020
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
Personal: Born, Jacksonville, FL