Employment History, Education & Qualifications

Employment History

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United State Air Force – 1980-1984 / Sergeant

The Salvation Army – 1984-1999 / Captain

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office – 1999-2017 / Sergeant

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Patrol Deputy

Court Security Deputy

Pre-Employment Services Background Investigation / Unit Supervisor

Patrol Sergeant (3 Divisions)

Property & Evidence Division Supervisor

3511 Unit Developer & Supervisor (Vehicle Impounds)

287g Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer (ICE)

Proposition 100 Initial Appearance Court Supervisor

Superior Court Construction Project Liaison

Administration Sergeant

Court Security Division Supervisor

SWAT Team – Crisis Negotiator

Law Enforcement Certifications / Training

Detention Officer Academy (10/1999)

Arizona Police Officer Trained & Certified (AZPOST) (06/2000)

Bondurant School of High Performance Driving / PIT Certification ( 4/2002)

Flying Armed / Extraditions (08/2002)

FBI Hostage Negotiation Certification (02/2003)

Certified in Incident Command System through the National Incident Management System (NIMS) (02/2003)

Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation (08/03)

General Instructor (05/2005)

Supervisors Academy (05/2006)

Detective Certification (10/2006)

Fraudulent Document Identification Certification (04/2007)

287g ICE Certification (08/2007)

High Risk Vehicle Stops Instructor (04/2009)

Advanced Law Enforcement Readiness Training / Court Security (08/2014)

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team Trained (12/2014)

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Command Institute for Law Enforcement Supervisors / FBI-LEEDA (08/2015)

Command Institute for Law Enforcement Command / FBI-LEEDA (05/2016)

Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives / FBI-LEEDA (07/2016)

Education

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Hidden Valley High School – Diploma – 05/1979

Crestmont Officers Training College – Associate of Arts Degree / Ministries – 06/1986

Rio Salado Community College – Certificate of Completion / Detention Services – 11/1999

Rio Salado Community College – Certificate of Completion / Law Enforcement Technology – 06/2000

Grand Canyon University – Bachelors of Science Degree / Public Safety Administration – 12/2004

Grand Canyon University – Master’s of Science Degree / Leadership – 08/2008

Grand Canyon University – Master’s of Science Degree / Disaster Preparedness – 08/2008

Awards & Accomplishments

  • S.A.F. Senior Airman “Below the Zone” Promotion – 1981 (Below the zone (BTZ) is a competitive early promotion program offered to enlisted U.S. Air Force personnel in the grade of Airman First Class/E-3. This early promotion opportunity is restricted to elite Airmen who stand out from their peers and perform duties at a level above their current rank.)
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Commendation – Outstanding Service – Chaplain (2001)
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Commendation – Security & Transportation (2003)
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Commendation – Pre-Employment Service (2004)
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Commendation –  (2010)
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Commendation – Superior Court Tower Project (2013)
  • Maricopa County Judicial Branch Certificate of Recognition – 4/11/2012 Recognition and gratitude for his strong leadership, dedicated service and unparalleled contributions to the Superior Court in Maricopa County, South Court tower Project.
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Quarter – 4th Quarter 2014
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Letter of Commendation – (03/2015)

Civic Involvement

Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) – Current Member

The Salvation Army – Advisory Board Member

Three Rivers Community Orchestra – Board Member