I have over thirty-two years of experience in law enforcement and currently work as a supervisor over the Special Operations / Emergency Contingency Unit (ECS) in the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (M.N.P.D.) As a Unit Supervisor; I am responsible supervising all MNPD ECS officers during shifts, special events, and trainings. I maintain records and a instructor in many areas for the department. I am also responsible for research & testing of new police equipment and custodian of current equipment. During my time as supervisor, I have been a Motorcycle Unit / Traffic supervisor for many large-scale events such mass traffic plan for Bridgestone Arena Events, Nissan Stadium Events, Protest, First Tennessee Park, Music City Marathon and Presidential / Dignitary Escorts.
I am also the training supervisor for the M.N.P.D.’s Urban Search And Rescue team (USAR). I coordinate training schedules and supervise on active missions. Our USAR team is part of the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Tennessee Task Force 2.
I have been assigned to perform many different duties since joining the M.N.P.D.in 2002. Some of my prior assignments included being a Precinct Detective, Motorcycle Officer and D.U.I. Enforcement Officer. While assigned as a Detective, I investigated complex homicides, high profile robbery cases and other cases that involved intense investigations. While with the D.U.I. Unit, I made over 300 D.U.I arrests. I am currently a guest instructor of D.U.I. Detection, and Doppler RADAR / LIDAR at the M.N.P.D.’s Training Academy, as well as selected member on the MNPD hiring evaluation board. I am also P.O.S.T. certified to instruct throughout the State of Tennessee in Police Motorcycle Operation.
Prior to working at M.N.P.D, I was a Sergeant with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Department (R.C.S.D.) where I created and supervised the R.C.S.D’s Narcotics Unit. My career law enforcement began in 1990 where I attend the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy