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locksmith, lock smith, forensic locksmith, safe technician, foreign car locks, pathway technician, key, fire, explosives, investigator, police officer,

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Police Officer — New Jersey Police Training Commission
State Of New Jersey, Department Of Consumer Affairs, Locksmith License
Certified Registered Locksmith – Associated Locksmiths Of America
Registered Safe Technician — National Safemens Organization. Foreign Car Locksmith — Foley Belsaw Institute
G.M. Steering Column Service — National Locksmith Association Certified Forensic Locksmith — International Association Of Investigative Locksmiths
Certified Key Pathway Technician I — Northeast Technical Service
Certified Fire And Explosives Investigator — National Association Of Fire Investigators

FORMAL TRAINING

6/89 Professional Locksmithing, Locksmith Institute
4/90 Ilco/Unican Kd55, Kd15, Kd85, Kd50a, Mk1, Mk2, 024, Key Machines, Factory Certification
3/91 Simplex/Unican Access Control Devices, Factory Certification
9/91 Foreign Car Locksmithing, Foley-Belsaw Institute
9/91 American Security Products Safe Co., Factory Certification
3/92 Basic Safe Lock Servicing, New Jersey Master Locksmith Association
3/92 Mercedex-Benz Lock Service, New Jersey Master Locksmith Association
5/92 Continental Instruments Access Control System, Factory Certification
-/77 New Jersey State Police Academy, Sea Girt, New Jersey
2/78 Drug Enforcement Administration School For Basic Narcotics Investigations
5/81 N.A.T.B. Auto Theft Seminar
6/81 Preliminary Investigation Techniques, Union County Prosecutors Office
3/88 F. B. I. Law Enforcement Training School — Middle Management 6/88 Breathalyzer Certification, New Jersey State Police
11/89 Alcoholic Beverage Control, Union County Police Academy
11/89 Bomb Threat And Search Techniques, Union County Police Academy 10/92 Investigative Analysis Techniques, Union County Police Academy 1/93 Basic Surveillance School, Union County Police Academy
2/97 Northwestern University Traffic Institute — School Of Police Staff &Command
5/92 Basic To Advanced Master Key System, Maryland Locksmiths Association
7/92 Residential Grade Locks, Associated Locksmiths Of America
7/92 Sergent & Greenleaf Combination Locks, Factory Certification 7/92 Electrified Hardware For Access Control, A.L.O.A.
7/92 Gardall Safe Co., Factory Certification
7/92 Basics Of Electric Locking, A.O.L.A.
7/92 By Pass Methods — A Professional Opening Technique, A.L.O.A. 7/92 Welding, A.L.O.A.
12/92 Safe Lock Servicing, Lockmasters
11/92 Advanced General Motors Steering Column Service, New Jersey Locksmith Association, Factory Instructor
2/93 A. D. A. Awareness & Primus Certification Seminar, Factory Certification
4/93 Basic Safe Penetration, N.J.M.L.A. & A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
10/93 Arrow Interchangeable Core Locking System, Factory Certification
Corbin/Russwin Technical Maintenance Seminar, Factory Instructor
4/94 G.S.A. Container Penetration & Servicing, N.J.M.L.A. & A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
4/94 Furnishing Key Systems, N.J.M.L.A. & A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
4-94 Interchangeable Core, N.J.M.L.A. &A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
5/93 Assa 6000 High Security Locks, Factory Certification
10/94 Arow Interchangeable Core Locking Systems, Factory Certification
3/95 Detention Locks, N.J.M.L.A. & A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
5/95 Cash Handler Safes, Safe & Vault Technician Association —S.A.V.T.A.
5/95 Advanced Safe Openings, S.A.V.T.A.
5/95 Meilink Seminar, Factory Certification
5/95 Retrofit Electronic Safe Locks, S.A.V.T.A.
5/95 S & G Series 9000 Seminar, S.A.V.T.A
5/95 Allied Gary Safe Co., Factory Certification
Securitron Electronic Locks, Factory Certification
6/95 American Security Products Safe Co., Factory Certification 9/95 Corbin/Russwin Advanced Cylinder Class, Factory Instructor 9/95 Lagard Combination Locks, Factory Certification
4/96 General Motors Steering Column Service, National Locksmith Association
4/96 Vindicator Safe Lock, Factory Certification
4/96 Largard Combo-Gard Safe Locks, Factroy Certification 6/96 Medeco High Security Lock Systems, Factory Certification
9/97 Access Control Work Shop, Greater Philadelphia Locksmith Association
Panasonic C.C.T.V. National Sales Training Program, Factory
Certification
-/97 Schlage Lock Co Primus High Security Lock, Factory Certification
3/98 Complete Door & Closer, N.J.M.L.A. & A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
3/98 Servicing Aluminum Doors, N.J.M.L.A. & A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
Mas Hamilton Auditcon System Safe Lock, Factory Certification 5/98 Advanced Servicing & Defeat Methods, S.A.V.T.A.
5/98 Safe Moving & Installation, S.A.V.T.A
2/99 Investigative Lockmith I, I.A.I.L.
3/99 Transponder & High Security Auto Lock Service N.J.M.L.A. &A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
3/99 Motorcycle Lock Servicing, N.J.M.L.A. & A.L.O.A. (Ace Class)
4/99 Vehicle Theft Seminar, N.J.V.T.I.
6/99 Investigative Locksmith Ii, I.A.I.L.
9/99 Investigaion Of Automobile Fires. I.A.A.I.
10/99 Investigative Locksmith Iii, I.A.I.L.
10/99 Insurance Fraud Seminar, N.J.S.I.A.
11/99 Marks Mortise Locks, Factory Certification
05/00 Vehicle Theft Seminar, N.J.V.T.I. 05/00 Auto Theft Techniques, Lail
09/00 Basic Electricity & Electronics, G.P.L.A. (Ace Class)
10/00 Insurance Fraud Seminar, N.J.S.I.A.
10/00 Auto Theft / Arson — Forensic Lock Examination, I.A.I.L.
02/01 Key Pathway Analysis Technician I, North East Technical Institute02/01 Simplex Access Controls, Factory Certification 09/99 Automotive Transponder Systems, G.P.L.A.
5/01 New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Association Annual Seminar
6/01 N.J. Division Of Criminal Justice Internal Affairs Policy And
Procedures Course.
10/01 N.J.S.I.A. Insurance Fraud Seminar
1/02 B.O.C.A. / Life Safety Codes Emergency Egress
4/02 New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Association Annual Seminar 6/02 Ford New Generation Star Diagnostic Tool Factory Certification. 9/02 Auto Theft And Enhanced Damages, Allstate Northeast S.I.U.
12/02 Detex Factory Certification—2nd Time Attended
4/03 New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Training Seminar & Conference.
10/03 N.J.S.I.A. Insurance Fraud Seminar
4/04 Automotive Keless Remotes, N.J.M.L.A.
6/04 New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Training Seminar & Conference.
11/04 N.J. Chapter, International Association Of Arson Investigators, Back To Basics Seminar
4/05 Sterling Investigative Services Auto & Technical Forensic Division Seminar Auto Theft, Arson & Transponders
10/05 N.J.S.I.A. Insurance Fraud Seminar
10/05 High Security Key Generating, G.P.L.A.
10/05 Vehicle Fire Investigation Vehicle Burn -N.J. Division Of Criminal Justice
10/05 Vehicle Fire Investigation Practical – N.J. Division Of Criminal Justice.
11/05 Forensics – How They Can Be Used As Evidence, International Association Of Arson Investigators
2/06 Forensic Auto Theft & Arson, Ocean County Police Academy
(Ace Class)
5/06 Rixon Product Training, Accredited Lock Company.
5/06 Basic Course For Arson Investigators 06-1, Middletown Fire Academy,
Live Car Burns And Practical – N.J. Division Of Criminal Justice 6/06 New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Training Seminar &
Conference
6/06 Master Lock Pro Series Factory Certification, Billy Edwards Factory Instructor, Accredited Lock Distributors.
9/06 Medico M3 Factory Certification, Dale L. Bowman Factory Instructor, Accredited Lock Distributors.
I 1/06 Basic Course For Arson Investigators 06-2, Middletown Fire Academy,
Live Car Burns And Practical – N.J. Division Of Criminal Justice 11/06 Ilco Transponder Key Programming & Cutting Seminar, Factory
Instructor, Accredited Lock Distributors
11/06 Premier Auto Seminar, Instructor William B. Neff, Transponder Chip
Identification And Programming, Accredited Lock Distributors 12/06 Bianchi Usa Seminar, Factory Instructor, Accredited Lock
Distributors
4/07 Fire Investigation / Arson Awareness, Monmouth County Police Academy
5/07 Auto Theft, Arson Awareness, Vehicle Transponder Systems, And Basic Lock And Key Wear Pattern Analysis
5/07 Auto Theft And Fraud Investigation – New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Association – Instructor
5/07 Basic Course For Arson Investigators 07-2 Practical – New Jersey
Division Of Criminal Justice
6/07 Lock Forensics — International Association Of Investigative Locksmiths.
8/07 National Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation Training Program, National Association Of Fire Investigators

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

02/94 to 12/03
Locksmith Services, Elizabeth, Nj

09/98 TO PRESENT
STERLING INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES, SOUTH AMBOY, N.J.
POSITION: SUPERVISOR.
Conducts vehicle examinations determining origin and causes of fires, theft examinations and operability of locking systems, existence, operability, and capabilities of factory and aftermarket security systems, operability of factory installed anti theft systems. Examination of transponder or R.F.I.D, resistance based, magnet and hall effect anti theft systems. Forensic examination of locks, tumblers, keys, doors, frames, safes, safe locks, access control systems. Expert testimony, opinion evidence and consultation provided to clients. Confers with technician, reviews reports. Special projects related to marketing, education, training and legislation as required.

4/78 to PRESENT
Elizabeth Police Department, Current Rank Lieutenant

2/77 to 4/78
State Of New Jersey Division Of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Title; Inspector.
Duties included undercover investigations related to narcotics, gambling, and prostitution. Enforcement of alcoholic beverage control laws, rules and regulations.

6/74 to 12/76
United States Marine Corps
Honorable Discharge at rank of Corporal

FACTORY CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Security Products Safe Company
  • Gardall Safe Company
  • Sargent & Greenleaf Combinations Locks
  • Arrow Interchangeable Core Locking Systems
  • Assa 6000 High Security Locking Systems
  • Allied Gary Safe Company
  • Securitron Electronic Access Control Systems
  • Meilink Safe Company
  • Lagard Combination Locks
  • Vindicator Safe Lock Systems
  • Medeco High Security Lock Systems
  • Panasonic Video Imaging Systems- Application & Design Of C.C.T.V. Systems Schlage Primus High Security Lock System
  • Mas Hamilton Aditcon Safe Lock System
  • Simplex/Unican Access Control Devices Continental Instruments Card Access System Marks Mortise Locks
  • Ford N.G.S. Diagnostic Tool
  • Detex Security Door Hardware
  • Master Pro Series Products
  • Medeco M3 High Security Locks
  • PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Safe And Vault Technicians Association (S.A.V.T.A.)
  • Bonded Member Since 1992, Membership # 2250
  • National Safemans Organization (N.S.O.)
  • Bonded Charter Member, Membership # 461
  • New Jersey Locksmith Association (N.J.L.A.)
  • Member Since 1991 Locksmith Ledger
  • Bonded Member Since 1989
  • National Locksmith
  • Bonded Member Since 1990
  • Northwestern University Traffic Institute Alumni Association
  • (N.U.T.I.)
  • Member Since 1997
  • New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Association (N.J.V.T.I.)
  • Member Since 1998
  • International Association Of Investigative Locksmiths (Lail.)
  • Member Since 1999, Membership #165
  • National Association Of Fire Investigators (N.A.F.I.)
  • Member Since 2006

PROFESSIONAL BONDS

  • Safe And Vault Technicians Association
  • National Safemans Organization
  • Locksmith Ledger
  • National Locksmith Association

CLASSES & SEMINARS INSTRUCTED

5/00 New Jersey Division Of Criminal Justice – Basic Course For Arson Investigators
10/00 International Association Of Investigative Locksmiths – Auto Theft / Arson
1/01 Ge Financial Assurance – Vehicle Theft And Anti Theft Systems
3/01 New Jersey Cure Insurance Company – Auto Theft And Forensic Locks 4/01 Ohio Casualty Group – Auto Theft, Auto Arson And Forensic Locks 4/01 New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators Association – Basic Auto Theft
5/01 New Jersey Division Of Criminal Justice – Basic Course For Arson Investigators
7/01 Security Indemnity Insurance Company – Basic Auto Theft
10/01 New Jersey Chapter Of The I.A.A.I. – Vehicle Fires, Security Systems And Forensic Examinations.
3/02 Prudential Insurance Company High Security Transponder Systems, Basic Vehicle Identification, Auto Fires.
9/02 The Hartford Insurance Company – Auto Theft, Transponder Anti Theft Systems, Forensic Examinations, Origin And Cause Determination.
5/07 Street Level Bypass Techniques & Practical — New Jersey Vehicle Theft Investigators

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