||Job Title / Location
|1962 - 1964
Campus Police Officer
San Jose City College
San Jose, California (campus patrol)
|This program consisted of approximately 15 campus police officers.
|1964 - 1971
Los Gatos Police Department
Los Gatos, California
|Patrol; traffic enforcement and accident investigation
and reconstruction; criminal investigations; assistant
canine instructor; firearms instructor; California POST
Certified (Basic, Intermediate and Supervisory). Attained
the rank of police sergeant in 1968. The department
consisted of approximately 18 sworn personnel in 1964
and grew to 25 in 1971.
|1966 - 1971
Assistant Manager of Security
and Loss Prevention for the
San Jose, California
|Part time assistant manager position.
|1971 - 1982
Lakewood Police Department
|Responsible for patrol and traffic enforcement/accident
investigation operations; SWAT; police canines; liquor
enforcement, vice, narcotics
and organized crime; criminal investigations; research
and development; training and recruiting; internal
affairs; staff inspection; criminalistics and forensics
science lab; security industry liaisons. Colorado POST
Certified Police Officer; attained the rank of police
lieutenant in 1972 and was promoted to the rank of
police captain in 1973. The department grew from 66
sworn personnel in 1971 to 183 in 1983.
|1978 - 1980
Metropolitan State - Denver, CO
Department of Criminal Justice
|Taught "Police Supervision" and the "Police Culture" on
a part-time basis.
|1982 - 2007
Chief of Police
Westminster Police Department, Westminster, CO
|Overall command of and responsibility for: patrol and traffic
enforcement/accident investigation operations; SWAT; SET (Special Enforcement
Team targeting street gangs and pattern criminals); police canines; criminal
investigations; crime prevention; internal affairs; recruiting and training; media
relations; criminalistics and forensics science lab; property and evidence control;
police records; code enforcement and animal control); liquor enforcement, vice,
narcotics and organized crime; security industry liaisons. Colorado POST
Certified; The department grew from 83 sworn personnel in 1983 to 181 sworn in
|1999 - Present
|Written numerous management and
criminal justice-related articles and columns for the Westminster Window, the
Rocky Mountain News, the Denver Post, the Colorado Municipalities Magazine,
the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin and the Command Post, the newsletter for the
Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police.
|1985 - Present
Law Enforcement Consultant and Expert Witness in police,
security and public safety practices
|Involved in a variety of civil, criminal,
administrative, and personnel-related cases and situations.
|2010 - (January - October)
Interim Chief of Police
Town of Lochbuie,CO
| Overall command of police department operations and planning. The
department consisted of just six sworn officers.