Graduated Northeast Missouri State University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.
Appointed to the Moberly Police Department on October, 1 1978, as a Dispatcher.
Transferred to Patrol Division in 1979.
Transferred to the Detective Division in 1985.
Promoted to Sergeant in 1989.
Became Detective Sergeant in 1993.
Promoted to Lieutenant in 1996.
Promoted to Commander, in 2007, in charge of Detectives, Communication, Animal Control, Building Custodian, Report Analyst, Records, responsible for grant writing, Citizen Academy, HOUNDS program.