Joined US Navy Reserve before graduating high school (El Monte H.S., 1960).
Associate Degree from at Mt. San Antonio College (1962).
Joined Pasadena Police Department as a Cadet (1962). Promoted to Policeman in 1964.
Active duty Navy (1965 to 1967).
Pasadena Police Department Sergeant (10 years). Retired Lieutenant in Command of the Detective Section (1990, after 28 years of service).
Instructor at Citrus College in Covina, CA (1974 to 1982) (Police Science courses)
Relocated to Douglas County (1991). Joined Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) as Reserve Deputy (1992). Received “Reserve Officer of the Year Award” (1993). Retired Reserve Captain (2007). Shortly after starting the Reserve Academy, hired as “As Needed Deputy.” He spent 15 years as the DCSO Senior Boat Patrol Deputy (Marine 7) on Lake Tahoe, earning several commendations.
Currently, Deputy Constable (Lake Justice Court).
Current Memberships: IFA 72, Navy League, American Legion, NRA (former member of Douglas County Fire Safe Council)