- Career Status – U.S. Government Special Agent (Retired)
- Associate Professor Criminal Justice (ULM) (Retired)
- Top Secret Clearance (Gov. Employment)
- University of Southern Mississippi – EdD, December, 1997 Adult Education/Criminal Justice
- University of Southern Mississippi – Masters Criminal Justice, Minor, Public Administration, 1978
- Florida State University, Graduate Work Law Enforcement, 1968-1969
- Louisiana Tech University, Graduate Work Guidance and Counseling, 1968
- Louisiana Tech University, B.A., Social Science Education, Minor, English, 1967
- University of Maryland, College Credit (U.S. Military, 1961-1962)
|June 1960 to June 1962
||Active Duty U. S. Army, Infantry, 16 months, Korea, 7th Cavalry B.G., 1st Cavalry Division Captain, Louisiana National Guard, Military Police MOS Served as training officer, reviewed civil disturbance training and inspected National Guard firearms storage security. Received Honorable Discharges June, 1966 and August, 1985.
|March 2013 to March 2017
||Louisiana State Police Commission Appointed by governor for 6 year term. A seven member body that has final authority over administration of the State Police Service, Louisiana.
||Southern Arkansas University
Criminal Justice Program
Contracted to Evaluate Criminal Justice Program and Faculty, make recommendations for improvements and future graduate program.
|August 2009 to June 2013
||Assistant Professor (Retired) GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY Criminal Justice Building Grambling, Louisiana (318) 274-7818As a Professor of Criminal Justice, my duties consist of teaching law enforcement courses such as Law Enforcement, Industrial Security, Criminal Procedure, Interview and Interrogation and Police Report Writing. I also advise students concerning their curriculum. I serve on several university committees and continue to work as a consultant concerning police issues.
|January 1994 to August 2009
||Associate Professor UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE 209 Stubbs Hall, Monroe, Louisiana 71209 (318) 342-1442 As an Assistant Professor, my duties consist of teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses. I have instructed in Intro Criminal Justice, The Police, Substance Abuse, Police Society, Organized Crime, Criminal Justice Research and Criminal Procedure. I advise approximately 100 students. I also instruct at the North Delta Regional Training Academy in Interview and Interrogation, Use of Force, Courtroom Testimony, Informants and other Police Issues.
|January 1994 to 2016
||Instructor DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DELTA POLICE ACADEMY, Post Certification Training; I instruct in interview and interrogation, court room testimony, use of force, police liability issues, search and seizures, and other police training issues.
|October 1996 to November 2003
||Contract Investigator M&M SECURITY SERVICES, INC. 7337 Hanover Parkway, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 Duties consist of pre-employment background investigations for U.S. Customs Service. Backgrounds are conducted on education, employment, neighborhood and police records. I hold a clearance at MSM for both U.S. Customs and Department of Defense.
|January 2000 to November 2004
||Contract Investigator DYNCORP 11710 Plaza America Drive, Reston, Virginia 20190 Duties consist of pre-induction background investigations and security update clearance for the Defense Investigative Service, U. S. Department of Defense. Backgrounds are conducted on credit, neighborhood, education, employment, and police records.
|January, 2000 to January 2004
||Instructor (Part-time) LOUISIANA COMMUNITY POLICING INSTITUTE Louisiana State University – Shreveport One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115 As an instructor for the Louisiana Community Policing Institute, duties consist of preparing seminar material and presenting seminars on Preventing School Violence, Conflict Resolution Skills, Stress Management, Leadership and Supervision Skills, and Ethics and Integrity.
|January, 1998 to March 2003
||Safe School Consultant/Contract LOUISIANA STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Region 8, Monroe, Louisiana Duties consist of consulting and lecturing to public school employees on school violence issues in a sixteen parish area in Northeast Louisiana. Wrote School Crisis Response Plans and trained School Resource Officers.
|January, 1998 to Present
||Police Policy and Procedure Consultant 3896 Hwy. 33 Ruston, Louisiana 71270 As a consultant, I advise law enforcement departments and trial lawyers on issues such as use of force, police pursuits, firearms, and other police issues usually addressing liability issues.
|September, 1990 to January, 1994
||Assistant Professor SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY P. O. Box 902, Hammond, Louisiana 70401-0902 (504) 549-2110 As an instructor in the Department of Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice, duties consisted of teaching Introductory Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Administration, Business and Industrial Security, Criminal Investigation, Drug Traffic and Organized Crime, Comparative Criminal Justice, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Independent Study. Served as advisor to approximately 125 Criminal Justice majors at the freshman through senior level, as well as Junior Division advisor. Served as sponsor for the Criminal Justice Fraternity, and taught a 15-hour load.
|May, 1987 to January, 1993
||President MERIT UNLIMITED (Investigative and Loss Prevention) 703 Chicadee Court, Slidell, Louisiana 70461 (504) 641-3009 or 361-7932 Merit Unlimited was a security advisory company and an investigative service for personal injury attorneys. Duties consisted of investigating accident scenes, interviewing witnesses, making evaluations and recommendations to law firms, providing services to clients of law firms, and providing services to clients during litigations. Work mainly involved oil field accidents and maritime law litigation.
|June, 1972 to January, 1990
||Special Agent (Retired) BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS U.S. Treasury #2 Canal Place, Suite 1930 W, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 Duties consisted of enforcing federal firearms laws, explosive regulations, and other federal regulations; served on the Organized Crime and Arson Squad and was responsible for the Career Criminal Project, which consisted of identifying and concentrating efforts to apprehend persons involved in crime as a way of life; public speaking and training police officers; and assisted the Secret Service in protection of presidential candidates and dignitaries. Was involved in extensive undercover work for ATF during 17 year career. Served as an Instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia.
|July, 1969 to June, 1972
||Special Agent BUREAU OF NARCOTICS AND DANGEROUS DRUGS U.S. Justice Department, Dallas, Texas As a Special Agent, conducted investigations on suspected drug violators, obtained evidence on which to secure and serve warrants, established surveillance, developed evidence and informants, participated in raids, and other law enforcement duties. In addition, prepared case reports, testified in court, and prepared audits on controlled drug dealers. Was in charge of Special Agent training for the Texas-Oklahoma Region, and arranged and participated in 34 three- day seminars for local and state drug enforcement officers.
|February, 1968 to July, 1969
||Educational-Vocational Counselor FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS U.S. Justice Department, Tallahassee, Florida Duties consisted of acting as advisor for 120 men in a correctional institution. Prepared analyses; sat on a classification team; instructed for four hours each day in a classroom setting, and assisted the correctional officers in time of riot and disorder within the prison. Received Correctional Officer Training due to this responsibility.
|February, 1967 to February 1968
||Pre-vocational Teacher LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITALS Ruston State School, Ruston, Louisiana Duties consisted of working with socially and mentally challenged boys ranging from 7 to 17 years of age; evaluated each child, and made recommendations as to his vocational aptitude, and to what area of training he was best suited to participate.
Courses Taught and Developed
- Use of Force
- Safe Schools
- Substance Abuse
- Police Society
- Drug Identification
- Search and Seizure
- Development of Informants
- Undercover Investigation
- Criminal Investigation
- Organized Crime
- Business and Industrial Security
- Criminal Law
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Interview and Interrogation
- Police Report Writing
- Jail Extraction
- Comparative Criminal Justice
- Drug Investigation
- Firearms Enforcement
- Crisis Prevention in Schools
- School Violence Prevention
- Conflict Resolution Skills
- Stress Management
- Ethics and Integrity
- Refuse to Be A Victim
- Arson Investigation
- NRA Pistol Course and Personal Protection
- Death Scene Investigation
- Terrorist: Domestic/International
- Healthcare Security Training
- Conceal Carry Training
- Law Enforcement Issues
Related Professional Training
- Homeland Security: Police Response to Terrorists, November, 2002
- Understanding Islamist Terrorism Seminar, March, 2003
- Crisis Prevention Institute Training, Jackson, Mississippi, April 1999
- Refuse to be a Victim Instructor School, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 1998
- Certified Instructor of National Rifle Association in Pistol and Personal Protection Training, 1996
- Attended the National Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice in Chicago, Illinois, 1994.
- Attended the National Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1998
- National Training Academy, Washington, DC Federal Narcotics Agent Training, 1969
- Treasury Law Enforcement Academy, Washington, DC Special Agent Training, 1973
- Tallahassee Police Academy, Tallahassee, Florida, 1968
- IRS Instructor School, Dallas, Texas 1972
- Firearm and Bomb School, San Antonio, Texas, 1973
- Advanced Bomb School, Glynco, Georgia, 1983
- Secret Service Protection Training, Atlanta, Georgia, 1984
- Interview and Interrogation Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1983
- Arson for Profit School, Glynco, Georgia, 1985
- Undercover Investigation School, Federal Law Enforcement Center, Glynco, Georgia, 1986
- Street Survival Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1987
- Homicide Investigation, Jefferson Parish Coroners Office, Kenner, Louisiana, December, 1992
- Gang Prevention Training, New Orleans, Louisiana, January, 1993
- National School Safety Leadership Training, National School Safety Center, Fort Worth, Texas, May, 1999
- National Institute of Justice, Death Scene Investigation, University of Baltimore, Maryland, 2001
- National Rifle Association Training Counselor Seminar
- Berryville, Arkansas, January 2007
- International Association for Healthcare Security Training, June 2007
- Instructor Certification Training -Specialty Impact Munitions -Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Projectors -Chemical Munitions -Distraction Devices Defense Technology, Irving, Texas Oct 20-23, 2008
- Taser Instruction Training, Taser X26 and Advanced Taser M26, Taser International, Scottsdale, Arizona, December 2008
- DWI Detection and Field Sobriety Training, Grambling State University, December 2009
- PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor, Dec 12-16, 2011, Texas A & M, Bryan, Texas
- Louisiana Association for Justice Seminar, May 17, 2013 New Orleans, LA Seminar on Taser and K-9 in Police Issues
- Taser Training, LA State Police, Bossier City, 2013
- Force Science Certification, February 2014
- Excited Delirium and Agitated Chaotic Events Instructor Training, 2015
- Recognizing, Responding, Preventing and Investigating Arrest – Relaxed In-Custody Deaths, Birmingham, Alabama, Jan, 2015
- Prison Rape Elimination Act Auditor Training, San Diego California, May 2015
- FLETC Emergency Driving Course, 40 Hours, January 2016
- National Institute of Corrections, Investigating Sexual Abuse in a Correctional Setting, January 27, 2018
- Elected to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 1994 at Southeastern Louisiana University
- Elected to Tau Kappa International Social Science Honor Society, Florida State University, 1969
- Certificates of Achievement, U.S. Treasury (four times)
- Commendation for Undercover Work by the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Eugene Charles, 1985
- Recommendation for quality step increases for investigation (three times) Certificate of Appreciation, U.S. Treasury Department
- Certificate of Appreciation, Department of Justice
- Certificate of Merit, Drug Enforcement Administration for undercover drug investigation
- Monetary award for Special Agent training, Department of Justice, Dallas, Texas, 1973
- Selected Outstanding Instructor by scholastic honor society in the College of Arts and Science at University of Louisiana, 1996
- Many letters of recommendation for criminal investigation, undercover work, and law enforcement schools.
- Elected to Who’s Who Among Americas Teachers 2007 at the University of Louisiana at Monroe
- Received Faculty Recognition Award for Teaching and Mentoring ULM Scholar Athletes 2007
- American College of Forensic Examiners
- American Society for Law Enforcement Training
- Louisiana Peace Officers Association
- International Narcotics Association
- Federal Investigators Association
- National Association of Security Managers
- Texas Cattleman’s Association (Honorary Special Texas Ranger)
- National Rifle Association
- Lions Club International
- Louisiana Teachers Association
- Louisiana Tech University Alumni Association
- Veterans of Foreign Wars
- International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA)
- The Heritage Foundation
- Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund