SPECIAL AGENT - CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION (CID)
Special Agent offering almost 34 years tenure with nearly 18 years assigned as a Special Agent Investigator with the Arkansas State Police. Extensive experience across various assignments of the department. Skilled State Trooper/Special Agent focused on reducing and solving crimes. Well-versed in conducting traffic accident and criminal investigations. Exceptional leader focused on resolving difficult cases. Focused on keeping the general public safe and assisting fellow employees, superiors and community leaders. Well versed in police procedures, criminal law and interrogation tactics. Testifies in local, State and Federal Courts on a variety of cases. Supervised personnel of other Police departments during active crime scene investigations. Employs excellent communication skills in writing crime reports and collaborating with police investigators. Has extensive knowledge of State and Federal laws, crime prevention tactics and conflict resolution techniques. Well-rounded with exceptional analytical, innovative and imaginative problem-solving skills. Performed supervisory duties over other Agents during absences of supervisors. Versed in using Microsoft products to complete case and activity reports.
Cellular phone call data analysis
Blood spatter patterns
Crime scene photography
Bullet trajectories comprehension
Calm in crisis situations
Credit card fraud
Background checks on employee candidates
Able to detect deception during interviews
Analyze and interpret vehicle crash scenes
Analyze and interpret Fire Scenes and collect and preserve evidence from the origin to determine cause.
Gather intelligence by using cooperating individuals
Experienced in courtroom Testimony
Detailed report writing
Special Agent - Criminal Investigation Division (CID)Arkansas State Police - Little Rock, Arkansas09/1998 - Current
Collects and preserves physical evidence, photographs and laboratory submissions.
Investigates a number of violent crimes each year, including homicide, sexual assault, robbery, child abuse and domestic violence.
Conducts interviews with witnesses and victims.
Drafts and executes subpoenas, consent to search, arrest warrant affidavits, arrest warrants, search warrant affidavits and search warrants. (Including search warrants of ACM's from vehicle crashes)
Properly labels and stores evidence in a safe and secure location.
Keeps current on all agency and state policies, rules, regulations and statutes.
Obtains admissions of crimes using forensic interviewing techniques.
Plans and conducts financial and organized crimes investigations.
Conducts arrests and documented all relevant actions pursuant to the investigation.
Pursues leads, complaints and referrals to determine occurrence of criminal activities.
Collaborates with Local, State and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, DEA, and BATF.
Presents evidence at criminal trials, State and Federal Court.
Prepares case files and submits files to State Prosecuting attorney for Prosecution.
State Trooper- Highway Patrol DivisionArkansas State Police - Little Rock, Arkansas07/1991 - 09/1998
Radio Operator - Highway Patrol DivisionArkansas State Police - Forrest City, Arkansas11/1982 - 07/1991 Answers calls from the public, dispatch Troopers to accident scenes and to motorists assists and other complaints as needed.
42 hours: Criminal JusticeEast Arkansas Community College - Forrest City, ArkansasAttended 1988-1991
High School Diploma: Wynne High School - Wynne, Arkansas1982
Lead Agent investigating many deaths (natural, suicides, accidental and homicide with arrests). Not including traffic deaths worked as a Trooper.
Conducted high profile investigations of Officer involved shootings
Lead agent on numerous theft cases involving robberies, burglaries. fraud and forgery with arrests.
Conducted corruption investigations involving City and County Public officials.
Conducted numerous fire/arson investigations including deaths from smoke inhalation and homicide.
Assisted with the training of newly assigned Special Agents
Participated in joint State Police/FBI/BATF Operation Delta Blues
Participated in joint State Police/FBI operation Delta Crossroads
Participated in FBI operation Blynd Justus
Participated in State Police/FBI operation Plastic Castle
Past Committee member of the Arkansas State Police Honors Board
Police Officer certification (Arkansas State Police Troop School academy)
Police Officer certification (Arkansas Law Enforcement training academy)
Fire/Arson Investigation certified
Traffic Radar certification
Traffic accident reconstruction (University of North Florida)