Employment History, Education & Qualifications

Employment History


United State Air Force – 1980-1984 / Sergeant

The Salvation Army – 1984-1999 / Captain

Bed, Bath & Beyond – 1999-2000 / Management

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



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)

Kustom Doppler Traffic Radar Operator – (05/2000)

Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Collision Investigation (05/2000)

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

ACJIS Network Terminal Operator Certification (06/2000)

HGN – Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Certified (The horizontal gaze nystagmus test is one of field sobriety tests that comprise the standardized field sobriety test (03/2001)

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

Advanced Taser Certification (07/2002)

Marijuana Field Testing / Arizona Department of Public Safety DPS (09/2002)

Controlled Substance Field Testing / Arizona Department of Public Safety DPS (10/2002)

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)

Mental Illness/Development Disabilities Trainer (06/2006)

Background Investigator (07/2006)

GIITEM / Gang Task Force Training (08/2006)

Detective Certification (10/2006)

Fraudulent Document Identification Certification (04/2007)

287g ICE Certification (08/2007)

High Risk Vehicle Stops Instructor (04/2009)

BLS Healthcare Provider CPR / Heart-saver First-Aid (04/2012)

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

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


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)



During my years as a Deputy Sheriff with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, I worked many special security details including Major League Baseball / Arizona Diamondbacks, National Football League / AZ Cardinals, Superbowl’s, Pro-Bowls, College Bowl Games, NASCAR and security for many headliners such as Alan Jackson, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry and many, many more






Dad (2)

Hidden Valley High School – Diploma – 05/1979

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

State of California – Department of Insurance / Life Agent 05/1997

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.)
  • Rotary Club – Paul Harris Fellowship Member – These honorees are individuals who meet high professional and personal standards set forth by Paul Harris, founder of Rotary International.
  • 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

Current Volunteer / The Salvation Army – Christmas Kettle Volunteer

Former Scoutmaster / Boy Scouts of America – Troop 264 – Glendale Arizona

Member / International Conference of Police Chaplains – 09/2001

Past Chaplin / Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office – 06/1999

Past Member / Rotary Club

Past Chaplin / CISM Team – McMinnville, OR Fire Department – 1989/1992



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