• Over 28 years experience with the Erie County Sheriff's Office.

 

  • Proven administrative experience as agency's Operations Officer for past 11 years, supervising over 40 deputy sheriffs and dispatchers.

 

  • Graduate - Lorain County Community College; Police Science degree; 1982.

 

  • Attended ongoing law enforcement career development training in various professional disciplines, including homicide and narcotics investigation and special response team training.          

 

  • Graduate - 216th Session, FBI National Academy; Quantico, Virginia; 2004.

 

  • Former instructor, EHOVE and Sandusky Police Academies--instructed in numerous areas including criminal law, criminal investigations, chemical agents, mob and riot control.   Discontinued instructing to devote more time to duties at the Sheriff's Office.

 

  • Conducted and/or supervised several special criminal and/or internal investigations at the request of area law enforcement executives.

 

  • Member of the Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee.