Accomplished, dedicated veteran Police Officer with 18 years of police experience in a variety of assignments including patrol officer, School Resource Officer, and law enforcement trainer. Extensive experience working in a wide variety of environments and adapting to change and circumstances.
Constitutional Law Instructor
Patrol Tactics Instructor
Defensive Tactics/Arrest and Control Instructor
Defensive Driving Instructor
Pistol Firearms Instructor
Patrol Rifle Instructor
Less Lethal Munitions Instructor
OC/Pepper Spray Instructor
Recipient of the St. Louis Area Crusade Against Crime Medal of Valor (2004)
Recipient of St. Louis County Police Department Distinguished Service Citation for Valor (2004)
Recipient of 2 St. Louis County Police Department Chief's Commendations (2002 & 2015)
Recipient of 5 St. Louis County Police Department Awards of Excellence (2004, 2005, 2011, 2012)
07/2011 to Current
Police Academy InstructorSt. Louis County Police Department － St. Louis, MOCurrently assigned to the St. Louis County & Municipal Police Academy as a full time Staff Instructor responsible for instructing police recruits, as well as veteran officers. Primarily responsible for instruction in Patrol Tactics and Defensive Tactics to include Taser, OC and baton. Back-up and assistant instructor for additional blocks of instruction including Defensive Driving, Constitutional Law, Firearms, CPR/AED.
08/2009 to 07/2011
School Resource OfficerSt. Louis County Police Department － St. Louis, MOPolice Officer/School Resource Officer detached to the Parkway School District. Responsible for 4 elementary schools with a combined student population of approximately 2,000 students, teachers and staff. Responsible for protection of employees and other personnel, protection of physical campus/buildings, as well as selected criminal enforcement. Additionally, responsible for planning and conducting community service events.
06/1999 to 08/2009
Patrol OfficerSt. Louis County Police Department － St. Louis , MO
Police Officer with the privilege to serve the citizens of St. Louis County in the Central County Precinct, the City of Fenton Precinct, the South County Precinct.
Additionally, detached to the MetroLink Unit as part of the St. Louis County Police Department's Division of Special Operations where I was responsible for the safety and security of passengers, tourists and employees of the MetroLink public transportation system. Worked security details for large public events including Fair St. Louis, Cardinals baseball home games, Blues hockey home games and Rams football home games.
General StudiesSt. Mary's High School － St. Louis , MOHigh School Diploma
Criminology/Criminal JusticeUniversity of Missouri - St. Louis － St. Louis, MO72 credit hours in the field of Criminology/Criminal Justice