About Your Investigator

In February of 2015, I retired from the Broward Sheriff’s Office after thirty-seven (37) years of service. After enjoying my retirement, I developed an interest in assisting others who may need my experience and became a private investigator to assist those who desire to unlock the truth.

Below is a synopsis of my credentials and work history:

APPLICABLE LICENSES
• Florida concealed weapons permit.
• Currently certified to possess a concealed firearm in any
jurisdiction in the United States pursuant to the Law
Enforcement Officers Safety Act.
• Florida Class C Private Investigators license C1600268.
• Florida Class A Private Investigators Agency license
A1600143.
• Notary Public-empowered to obtain sworn testimony.

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Officer of the Month in Pompano Beach on two (2) occasions
the first for the arrest and conviction for a group of serial
armed robbers. The second for the arrest and conviction of
an individual responsible for a drug related murder.
• Deputy of the month with the Broward Sheriff’s Office
Internal Affairs Unit on three occasions for high profile
corruption investigations.
• Deputy of the month award for the Broward Sheriff’s Office
on two occasions while assigned to Port Everglades. The first
for actions taken during a security breech where I employed
deadly force to neutralize a threat. The second was for the
effective management of cruise operations.


RELEVANT EDUCATION:
• Attended Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL.
• Attended Broward College in Davie, FL.
• Attended numerous SWAT related classes and seminars
including the Miami SWAT School.
• Attended the FDLE seminar on how to run a law enforcement
agency.
• Attended Criminal Justice Standards and Training classes
related to internal investigations.
• Nova Southeastern University Executive Leadership Program.
• Numerous training classes as it related to Internal Affairs
investigations
and corruption investigations.
• Manatee County MTSA/ISPS Facility Security Officer training.


Some of my previously held investigative positions:


Commander/Assistant to the Inspector General
Inspector General’s Office for the Broward Sheriff’s Office:

This position assumed the duty of the Inspector General in the absence of the Inspector General John Hanlon. The position acted as a designee for the Inspector General for the following areas:
• Disciplinary Issues.
• Internal Affairs-responsible for investigating complaints and
allegations made against BSO employees involving both
procedural and criminal investigations.
• Supervised and directed corruption investigations of BSO
employees.
• Research and Development-responsible for preparing and
coordinating policy and procedures for the agency.
• Internal Audit-responsible for monitoring financial and
Operations activities.
• Staff Inspections-responsible accountability of all BSO
operations.
• Training and organizational development.


Detective Sergeant:

Internal Affairs/Professional Compliance.
Responsible for proving and disproving complaints and allegations made against Broward Sheriff’s Office employees. This included:

• Monitoring numerous simultaneous investigations.
• Referrals to the Employee Assistance Program.
• Conducting corruptions investigations working with both local
and federal agencies and when necessary presenting cases to
the state attorney’s office.
• Case presentation to various oversight boards and the
sheriff’s administrators.
• Conducted undercover operations.
• Identified and obtained assistance for employees who were
considered high risk.
• Investigated use of force/shooting investigations both lethal
and non-lethal.

Commander of the Tactical Enforcement Unit:

This position required the supervision of thirteen (13) detectives and a narcotics K-9. Also responsible for the supervision of:

• Undercover reverse sting operations.
• Undercover narcotic operations.
• Undercover prostitution operations.
• Use of electronic surveillance equipment.
• Addressing all mid and street level narcotic complaints.
• Working with state and federal law enforcement partners to
accomplish investigative goals.
• Plain clothes surveillance for part 1 crimes which
included homicide, robbery and burglary


Detective Sergeant
Detective Bureau Supervisor

Responsibilities included:
•  Supervised 6 (six) Detectives who were responsible for
investigating property crimes and crimes against persons.
• This included Part 1 crimes including robbery, rape and
homicide investigations.
• Assigned, coordinated and tracked Investigations.
• Developed and implemented operational plans to address
various felony investigations.
• Supervised Analytical staff

Criminal Investigations
Responsibilities included:
• Investigated crimes against property investigations.
• Investigated crimes against person’s investigations including
homicide, robbery and rape.


Detective
Vice and Narcotics
Responsibilities included:
• Working in an undercover capacity.
• Involved in both small and large scale undercover operations
purchasing and/or selling (reverse sting) large quantities of
narcotics.


Cruise Operations Supervisor
Port Everglades District:
All duties & responsibilities commensurate with the position of the Operations and Cruise Operations Supervisor, including the following:
• Direct, coordinate, and supervise law enforcement functions.
• Implement protocols, procedures, & policies.
• Coordinate events & activities with the cruise ship industry
and the Broward County Convention Center.
• Coordinate and monitor budget allocations, expenditures,
and overall fiscal accountability.
• Assured compliance with respect to FDLE, Coast Guard,
Customs and FBI protocols.