- M.A., Criminal Justice Administration, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York
- B.S., Elmira College, Elmira, New York
- A.A.S., Corning Community College, Corning, New York
Over twenty-five years law enforcement experience, seventeen years supervisory experience including Chief of Police Prior to SAGU, twenty years college teaching experience; University of Pennsylvania at Mansfield and Elmira College, Elmira, New York Former Death Investigator for County Medical Examiner’s Program, Chemung County, New York. Numerous Policing awards including: International Association of Chiefs of Police and Parade Magazine’s Officer of the Year Special Citation for Community Policing Program: Dad School Foundation for Improvement of Justice’s Community Policing Award, Atlanta GA, national television segment on Court TV and State of GA Children’s and Youth Coordinating Council video: Parenting Principle National Father of the Year 1999, National Fatherhood Initiative, Washington, DC Served one year as International Police Advisor to Afghanistan National Police Force, US State Department program, Bureau of International Narcotics and law Enforcement, Kabul, Afghanistan.