I have been honored to be the Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police for Dalworthington Gardens, TX (DWG) since March 1, 2016. Prior to DWG DPS, I served with the Galveston Police Department. I promoted to Sergeant in December of 2006. I served as a commander from 2009 until leaving for DWG. I am happily married since 2001 and we have 3 young children. Prior to my law enforcement career, I worked as a Licensed Paramedic for the Galveston Area Ambulance Authority serving the City of Galveston.
Prior to my EMS career, I worked in the Industrial Health, Safety, and Environmental Services for Halliburton while also serving as a volunteer firefighter and medic for the Friendswood Fire Department and the Channelview Fire Department. I play and coach recreational sports, hunt and fish as hobbies, and spend as much time with family as possible. I enjoy serving and volunteering with organizations that attempt to empower society and social justice practices.
Associates of Applied Sciences Degree, Emergency Medical Technology – San Jacinto College
Bachelor of Science Degree, Criminal Justice with an emphasis on Communications – University of Houston-Downtown.
I graduated Sigma Cum Laude, Master of Science Degree, Criminal Justice Leadership and Management – Sam Houston State University.
Master Peace Officer License for the State of Texas.
Licensed Paramedic – Texas Department of State Health Services with over 2000 hours of EMS Training. Texas Certified Public Manager Vocational Program Graduate – Sam Houston State University Continuing Education Programs.
I have over 6500 hours of training that has been reported to Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
LAW ENFORCEMENT WORK HISTORY:
1. Patrol Officer
2. Field Training Officer
3. Patrol Sergeant
4. Field Training Supervisor
5. Financial Crimes Detective
6. Major Case Detective
7. Internal Affairs Investigator/Policy Development
8. Commander of the Office of Professional Standards.
9. Division Commander of the Vice & Narcotic Unit
10. Division Commander Communications Services Division / EOC
1. Special Response Group – Served as:
¬ Tactical Medical Corp
¬ Team Leader
¬ Assistant Commander
2. Commissioned Chaplain
3. FBI Safe Streets Task Force Member
¬ Less than the Least Ministries (LTTL) – 501 (c) 3
¬ Galveston Urban Ministries (GUM) – 501 (c) 3
¬ Unbound Human Trafficking Prevention 501 (c) 3
¬ Chaplain Fellowship Ministries
¬ International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
¬ Texas Police Chief’s Association (TPCA)
¬ National Associations of Chiefs of Police
¬ First Baptist Church Arlington – ERT