I am a career law enforcement professional with over 43 years of experience. I served with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department (SBSD) for 29 years, retiring at the rank of Captain. During my tenure at SBSD, I worked a number of assignments at all ranks. My command assignments included: Adelanto Detention Center, West Valley Detention Center, Sheriff's Regional Training Center, and Chief of Police of the Chino Hills Police and Sheriff's Station. I have extensive experience working in administration, patrol, traffic, custody, homicide investigation, public affairs, gang enforcement, and academy director to name a few. Commensurately, I have completed several hundred hours of formal training related to the duties as a California peace officer (list of specific courses available upon request).
Additionally, I served for 5 years as Executive Director of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) from 2007-2012. In that capacity, I was responsible for providing leadership to POST Staff in the development and administration of training for approximately 75,000 California Peace Officers and 10,000 professional staff.
Since 2013, I have been a public safety consultant. From 2013-2015, I worked directly for the law firm of Best Best & Krieger LLP (BBK). As an independent consultant, I provide a variety of services to municipal and private clients including, but not limited to: critical incident administrative/personnel investigation support; assistance with public agency litigation; assessment of ethics and public integrity issues; development and enhancement of training and administrative policies; analysis of complex problems to determine viable solutions; public policy advocacy and strategic guidance. In conjunction with ConSTAR-UAS Company, I provide consultation and guidance for public agencies exploring the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), AKA: "Drones."
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