Central Catholic High School; Diploma; 1988

Oregon State University Bachelors of Science in Speech Communications; 1994

Southern Oregon University; Master in Management; 2010

Occupational Background:

Josephine County Sheriff; Current

Police Officer/S.W.A.T. Officer/Detective; Grants Pass DPS

Resident State Trooper; Oregon State Police; Wheeler and Gilliam Counties

Reserve Deputy Sheriff; Benton County Sheriff’s Office

Road Construction; Oregon

Logging Industry; Alaska


Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, Management and Executive Law Enforcement Certification through the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

2013 Law Enforcement Medal of Honor

Graduate of the National Sheriff’s Institute

Member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police

Member of the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association

Certified Medicolegal Death Investigator

Graduate of the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association Command College – Session #16 Course of Advanced Leadership