Biography

I was raised in rural Benton County and graduated from Richland High School in 1985. I have proudly served as a Kennewick Police Officer since 1990. I am married to wife of 30 years. We have three sons, two daughter-in-laws, and three handsome grandsons.

 I am currently a Kennewick Police Department Sergeant. I have 28 years of law enforcement experience that includes leadership in D.A.R.E., “Every 15 Minutes” program, Traffic Management, Special Events Coordination with all the Tricity area law enforcement and fire departments. I am a Emergency Vehicle Operations Course Instructor; Washington Traffic Safety Commission Law Enforcement Liaison to the local Chiefs and Sheriffs. I have been a sergeant for 14 years. I have the executive level of training and experience to lead the Sheriff’s Office.

 My education outside of law enforcement includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management; Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration; Currently working on Doctorate in Business Administration, specializing in Criminal Justice. In addition I have a Management Certification through the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.

 I have served as the Vice President of the North American Motor Officers' Association for Washington State, Benton Franklin Safe Kids Coalition, Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, Vice President of the Kennewick Police Officers' Benefit Association, and Secretary for the Kennewick Police Management Association. 

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