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2100 Hours

2100 hours Advance Law Enforcement Education

Certified Instructor

Certified Law Enforcement Instructor

Executive Development

FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development

FBI National Academy

FBI National Academy Class 2004

SD Law Enforcement

SD Law Enforcement Academy Graduate

Locally Educated

Philip High School Graduate;

Black Hills State University, BS Business Administration


  • 28 years Law Enforcement Experience
  • 24 years Sturgis Rally Experience
  • 15 years DCI Sturgis Rally Task Force Commander
  • 4 years as a Special Assistant Attorney General
  • 16 years as a Supervisory Special Agent, South Dakota DCI
  • 6 years as a Special Agent, South Dakota DCI
  • 1 year as a Deputy Sheriff, Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office
  • 3 years as a Police Officer, Deadwood Police Department
  • 2 years as an Emergency Medical Technician, EMT, Deadwood Ambulance
  • 8 years in the South Dakota Army National Guard

Special Certificates and Education

Past Member of the International Association for Identification (IAI)

Past Member of the International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigator Association

Past Special Deputy United States Marshal

Past President of the SD DCI Agents Association

Certified Law Enforcement Instructor

State recognized Expert in Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

State recognized expert in crime scene investigation

State and Court recognized Expert in Drug Investigations

State Recognized expert in Police Officer Involved Shooting Investigations

Deadwood Police Officer of the Year 1994

South Dakota Law Enforcement Officer of the Year 2015

Over 2100 hours of additional law enforcement investigative and leadership training




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Contact info

P.O. Box 374

Piedmont, SD 57769


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