I am currently working on my dissertation in Public Service Leadership, Criminal Justice. I have 18 years of law enforcement experience with 19 years of additional service as a civil investigator under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. I am an excellent public speaker on a range of subjects, my strongest being criminal justice, Constitutional Law, research procedures, restorative justice and consumer fraud issues. I am very knowledgeable in the areas of arbitration and mediation. My ... [more]
Microsoft user for over 20 years. Managed data bases using Excel with the Department of Corrections, Department of Agriculture, and private business. Well versed in Outlook (daily use) and Power Point (ppt) including old and new versions. Use Windows 8.1 and older versions everyday, as well as other programs associated with Windows - PERLA, ID, etc.
I am proficient in reading skills; ASVAB testing (military service); and the GED. My Master's degrees are from Grand Canyon University in Criminal Justice with legal emphasis, and Capella University in Public Service Leadership.
Government & Politics
I have a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in law and I am presently working on my dissertation in Public Service Leadership and my emphasis is criminal justice. During my time with the State of Virginia I was the in-service trainer for a staff of three investigators and several other staff members - primarily involved in tort (civil) law and consumer issues. Lastly, I spent 18 years in law enforcement as a patrol officer, investigator, supervisor, chief of police, and law enforcement first sergeant.