Dedicated law enforcement professional with more than 23 years of service with the Pennsylvania State Police. Most recent duty assignment (1998 - Current) is as a member of the C.A.R.S. (Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Specialist) Unit. Members of this Unit work with little or no supervision. Duties included investigating and analyzing serious and fatal automobile crashes and preparing detailed reports regarding causation factors. Used several computer programs (EXCEL and CAD) in preparing reports. Testified in both criminal and civil court proceedings as expert witness. Supervised the PSP Jonestown station Vehicle Fraud Unit and served as shift supervisor when necessary. Served as American Red Cross first aid / CPR instructor. Previously served (1995 - 1998) as State Police Academy instructor in the field of traffic law and vehicle crash investigation / reconstruction. From 1990 - 1995 served as a Patrol Trooper. Duties were numerous and included investigating criminal incidents and traffic crashes and preparing detailed reports concerning same. Filed criminal charges with minor judiciaries and with the Court of Common Pleas. Prior to joining the PA State Police, worked as a security officer at a Department of Defense contractor. Duties included physical plant security and the collection and destruction of classified documents. A U. S. Government "Secret" security clearance was required. Also have experience in store / retail security having worked as a store detective / security officer at Boscov's department store. Duties included apprehending shoplifters and dishonest employees and reporting, to superiors, perceived problems with the security and safety of the store both inside and outside.
1994 South Lebanon Jaycees 'Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year'
Patrol Trooper from 1990 - 1995. Investigated a multitude of criminal incidents and traffic crashes. Prepared detailed reports regarding same. Filed criminal charges, when appropriate, with minor judiciaries and the Court of Common Pleas. Served as Troop L Vehicle Accident Reconstructionist and MCSAP (commercial vehicle inspection) officer as supplementary duties.
Corporal, State Police Academy Instructor 1995 - 1998. Traffic Law and Vehicle Crash Investigation instructor. Taught PSP Trainees and other Troopers / Police Officers in the areas of Traffic Law, radar operation and various levels of crash investigations up to and including Vehicle
Corporal, Troop L, C.A.R.S. Unit 1998 - Present. Detailed investigation and analysis of fatal and serious injury vehicle crashes. Prepare reports dealing with causation factors (speed, roadway & vehicle defects, intoxication) and present to District Attorneys' Offices for prosecutorial decisions. Testify as expert witness in criminal and civil court proceedings. Additional duties include acting as patrol shift supervisor as needed, supervising the PSP Jonestown Vehicle Fraud Unit and Motor Carrier Enforcement Unit, Troop Education Officer and First Aid / CPR / AED Instructor.
Duties included monitoring / checking credentials of persons entering the facility. Performing interior and exterior security checks to ensure building was secure. Collection and destruction of secret / classified documents. A 'Secret' U.S. government security clearance was required.
One of eight applicants chosen yearly to work part-time andcomplete degree required internship for Administration of Justice curriculum. Junior year (1987 / 88) worked as supplementary officer for Department of Public Safety. Duties included campus building security, traffic control, parking enforcement, special events security and routine patrol duties. Senior year (1988 / 89) same duties, but also completed internship by riding along with Penn State Police Officers and assisting with a variety of police incidents.
Summer break employment. Duties included the apprehension of shop lifters and investigations of dishonest employees by monitoring cash register transactions. Reported perceived security and safety issues to superiors. Provided security at loading dock to ensure shipping orders matched amount of product delivered.
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