I was appointed as a Stoneham intermittent police Officer in March of 1978 and hired as full time permanent in august of 1979. I attend the Medford Police Academy in 1980. During my career I served in many functions such as a member of the NEMLEC tactical force, hostage negotiator,k-9, school resource officer for both elementary and high school students and then spent the last eleven as detective. As a Police Officer was highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors, as well as mentoring junior officers. Believes that a willingness to learn and an emphasis on teamwork are essential qualities of successful law enforcement officers.
Served as lead negotiator on the Crisis Response Team.Received numerous letters of apprecation from community residents.
Started K-9 Program with only public donations
Worked with a team of other patrol officers and a Sgt to implement a community police unit.
worked with civic organization with programs such as fingerprints to children in school safety
programs to unite youths and police officers such as fishing organization, dances etc.
Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.Responded quickly to dispatch and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations.Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used portable equipment to perform tests.Prepared cases for trial and appeared and testified in court as a witness.Conducted covert, undercover investigations to uncover ongoing crimes and crimes in progress.Liaised with school counselors and administrators regarding juvenile offenders.Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.Served active warrants and subpoenas.Patrolled designated districts in patrol cars, on bicycles and on foot.Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.Checked with local pawnshops to locate stolen property.Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.Conducted high-speed vehicle chases in serious and emergency situations.Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
Law Enforcement and Justice Administration coursework
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