A dependable and highly motivated veteran police sergeant with extensive training and experience in SWAT operations. Front line supervisor directly responsible for the leadership of a large patrol division and maintaining successful and safe operations in a high crime area. Completed extensive training in firearms, emergency vehicle operation, crowd control, and large event and dignitary security coordination.
SWAT team leader responsible for oversight of team members as well as resolution of many high threat situations including but not limited to High Risk Warrant Service, Barricaded Subject, Hostage Rescue, Active Shooter, Officer Down Rescue, High Risk Vehicle Take Downs, Dignitary Protection and Crowd Control.As a SWAT team officer has received dignitary protection training from the US Secret Service and assisted in the protection of presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
A highly decorated officer that has received a Letter of Commendation from the Wisconsin State Governor, a State of Wisconsin Honorable Mention and invitation to Washington D.C. from the National Association of Police Organizations. Was also awarded the departments' valor award on two occasions, and several letters of Supervisory Commendation and Instructor Awards.
Extensive training in Hostage Rescue, Barricade Subject, Vehicle Takedowns, High Risk Warrant Service, Officer Down Rescue, Less Lethal, Gas, Armored Vehicle Operation, Dignitary Protection and Crowd Control.
Served as SWAT Team Leader from 2012 to 2015, supervising all team personnel and coordinating operations as well as inter-agency efforts.
Attended basic and advanced SWAT training, TEAM 1 Tactical Commanders Course, and National Tactical Officers Association SWAT Team Leader Development Training.
Supervise, coordinate, and directly participate in law enforcement operations ranging from routine police response calls to high risk warrant operations.
Participated, planned, and coordinated over 100 high risk warrants and vehicle takedown operations including intelligence collection, scouting and surveillance operations, personnel coordination, mission execution, and site exploitation.
Trained and certified as firearms instructor, noise flash diversionary devices instructor (Safari Land Training Group), defense and arrest tactics instructor (State of Wisconsin), and advanced ground defense instructor (Red Man Training Division).
Responsible for training a 135 officer department in defense and arrest tactics, tactical ground combative and physical training.
Prior to appointment to Sergeant of Police served as dispatch, patrol officer and undercover narcotics officer.
Responsible for the training and qualification of a 135 officer department in the M4, Glock Pistol and Shotgun. This includes SWAT team submachine gun operation, routine firearm maintenance and inspection, and serving as a certified Glock armorer.
National Tactics Officers Association
WI Association of SWAT Personnel
Wisconsin Professional Police Association
West Allis Professional Police Association
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