I have completed a six month POST (Peace Officer in Standards and Training) certified California course in 2001. I had been a sworn peace officer for almost thirteen years. I achieved the title of Sergeant at the Shasta County Marshal's Office. I have supervised as many as twenty police officers and 10 support staff at any given time. The following is a list some of training I have completed:
Drug recognition 7 step D.A.R.
H&S 11550 certified
Supervisor core course (80 hours)
Field Training Officer course (40 hours)
Identification of Gang and Gang awareness
Administration of background investigations
Defensive tactics instructor (80 hours)
Taser instructor course (24 hours)
Interview and interrogation (24 hours)
Internal affairs investigation (24 hours)
Basic narcotics investigations
NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
NRA Personal Protection in the home
DOJ Certified Handgun Safety Instructor
My investigative experience has consisted of investigation in the criminal and civil side of law. I have conducted investigations that were criminal in nature in the following areas:
Death Investigations, Credit Card Fraud, Burglary, Disability and Worker's Compensation Fraud, Employee embezzlement, Assault with Deadly Weapons, Simple Assault, Domestic Violence, Forcible Rape, Possession of Illegal Drugs including Surveillance of Suspected Offenders, Possession of Illegal Weapons, False Police Reports, Driving Under the Influence and Cultivation of Marijuana for Sales.
I have conducted investigations that were non-criminal in nature in the following areas:
Violations of Business Policy and Procedure, Citizen's Complaints, Pre-Employment Background Investigations, Civil Service, Industrial License Compliance, Unfaithful Spouses, Improper Business Practices, Sexual Harassment, Desperate Treatment Complaints and Criminal Background Checks.
2005-2007 Union Institute and University Sacramento, California
Bachelors of Arts degree in criminal justice
1997-2001 College of the Redwoods Eureka, California
Associate of Science Degree in general studies
1994-1997 Eureka High School Eureka, California
High School Diploma
Over the last thirteen years I have attended numerous law enforcement related schools and classes. I have attended over 1,000 hours in law enforcement instruction. I currently hold certificates in the following law enforcement related fields: Field Training, Supervisor, Drug recognition, DEA over flight and narcotics investigation, Gangs and gang awareness, POST certified narcotics investigation, POST Certified Arrest and Control Instructor, DOJ Executive Protection, Active Shooter and taser instructor. I am also certified to teach CCW in Shasta, Lassen and Tehama County.
I currently hold California POST Certificates. These include a Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced levels as well as a POST Supervisory certificate. I have been to an 80 hour POST certified Supervisor core course in which I hold a certificate of completion.
I am currently licensed as a Private Investigator in the following states: California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Montana, Nevada and Idaho.