Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Law Enforcement Policies, Law Enforcement Procedures, Law Enforcement Practices, Corrections, Use of Force, Firearms, Ammunition, Airguns, Ballistics, corrections, Detention, Juvenile
Qualifications and Experience include:
Peace Officer in State of CA from 1981 through 2013 – Retired after (31) years with the Kern County Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator’s Office as a Division Commander.
1978-1981: Kern County Sheriff’s Office Prisoner I.D. Technician (fingerprint collection, comparison, classification and searches, photography, compilation of prisoner histories)
1981: City of Montebello (CA) Police Officer, Patrol and Traffic Enforcement/Accident Investigation
1981-2013: Kern County Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator’s Office from Deputy Sheriff through Division Commander. Patrol, Investigations, County Jails, Supervision and ultimately senior management.
2012-2013: Bear Valley Springs (CA) Chief of Police of a small full-service department
2013-2014: City of Delano (CA) Corrections Commander (Warden), Delano Modified Community Correctional Facility, operated by the city under contract with CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation CA Bureau of Security and Investigative Services licensed Firearms and Baton Instructor
National Rifle Association certified Firearms Instructor (Handgun, Rifle, Shotgun, and Law Enforcement Precision Rifle)
CA P.O.S.T. certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor (Handgun, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle, Submachinegun)
I have testified as an expert in numerous courts on many occasions on subjects and activities involving virtually every aspect of law enforcement and corrections operations.
Past and present memberships to professional organizations including the F.B.I. National Academy Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the CA Police Chiefs Association.
Currently employed as an Associate Professor at a local community college, and an instructor for law enforcement and corrections classes, including firearms instruction at a local vocational college.