Senior Command Level Police Manager with extensive experience in criminal and administrative investigation, investigation management, human resource management, planning, staffing, resource deployment,and event planning.
Commander of the Cincinnati Police Department's Central Business Section (CBS), which is comprised of the City's downtown business, shopping, sports, entertainment, and cultural organizations and amenities, including, but not limited to, Fountain Square, Macy's, the Kroger Company, Proctor and Gamble, the Great American Insurance Company, the Aronoff Center, the Contemporary Arts Center, Paul Brown Stadium, the Great American Ballpark, US Bank Arena, Horseshoe Casino, hotels, and restaurants. Responsible for providing all police services for residents and visitors of the Central Business Section. Responsibility for the CBS' Special Events Unit, the Unit which plans and manages every event that occurs in Cincinnati's downtown, including recurring events such as Riverfest, Oktoberfest, Taste of Cincinnati, the Flying Pig Marathon, and the Red's Opening Day Parade, and unique events such as the highly acclaimed World Choir Games in July of 2012.
Commanded law enforcement, police, and security activities at Paul Brown stadium; responsible for identifying vulnerabilities, communicating vulnerabilities and risk mitigation solutions to Bengal's management, and creating a secure stadium environment.
Police Department Hearing Officer. Conducted Department Level Hearings for sworn and non-sworn Department members facing disciplinary action. Presided over more than 40 hearings for a variety of conduct issues including procedure violations, excessive force, improper discharge of firearms, criminal conduct, and dishonesty.
Commander of the Police Department's Training Section which provides training to all members of the Department.
Deputy Commander of the Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics Unit (SWAT), commanding SWAT activities, including high risk search warrants, barricaded persons, and hostage situations.
Commander of the Police Department's District Three, responsible for providing police services (patrol, traffic enforcement, investigation, community policing) to fourteen neighborhoods.
Commander of Patrol Administration Section, responsible for providing executive and administrative support to the Patrol Bureau Commander (Assistant Police Chief) and the five District Commanders.
Served in the Police Department's Criminal Investigations Section (CIS) as the Commander of the Personal Crimes Unit (responsible for investigation of rape and other sex offenses), Commander of the Financial Crimes Unit (responsible for investigation of bank robberies, fraud, and white collar crime), and Commander of the Homicide Unit (responsible for all death investigations, including homicides and police officer involved shootings).
Served as the Police Department's primary liaison with federal law enforcement agencies, including the Secret Service and the FBI. Responsible for the Police Department's dignitary protection planning and execution in coordination with the Secret Service for Presidential and Vice-Presidential visits to Cincinnati.
Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) is a program of the Police Executive Research Forum that provides senior police executives with intensive training in the latest management concepts and practices used in business and government.
Principles of dignitary protection presented by the Secret Service, the premier dignitary protection agency in federal law enforcement.
Effective techniques for interviewing and interrogating complainants, witnesses, and criminal suspects.
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