is a fifteen year veteran of the San Jose Police Department. He is currently
assigned to the Bureau of Administration Training Unit as an Instructor. He has
worked in a Patrol Officer capacity for seven years. In 2009 he was assigned to
the Bureau of Investigations Narcotics Covert Investigations Unit (NCI). While
assigned to NCI, he was responsible for countless arrests involving narcotics,
human trafficking, prostitution, purchasing stolen assault rifles, solicitation
for murder for hire and other cases involving numerous undercover operations.
In 2011 he was assigned to the Covert Response Unit (CRU). While working in an
undercover capacity he was responsible for being the case officer on several
violent high profile fugitive apprehensions, serving high risk search warrants,
and assisting other San Jose Police Departments Units (I.E. Homicide, Robbery,
Gang Investigations, Sexual Assault Unit, ICACC, and Assaults Unit) with
surveillance and apprehension of violent suspects. In 2013 he was assigned to
the San Jose Police Department Training Unit as a Trainer/ Instructor.
has certified/instructed law enforcement officers throughout the State of
California in Bicycle Patrol, Surveillance, Firearms, Emergency Vehicle
Operations Course, Law Enforcement Driving Simulator, Force Options Simulator, Tactical
Firearms and Building Search Techniques, First Aid and CPR, Defensive Tactics
and Arrest Control Techniques, Conducted Electronic Weapons, Projectile Impact
Weapons, and Simunitions. In 2014 he developed a post approved perishable
skills course, Tactical Firearms and Building Searches, for San Jose Police
Department Continuous Professional Training. He is the lead Instructor for the
Force Options Simulator Instructor program and assigned by POST to redevelop
the FOSI program. He is also a Taser instructor and responsible for all Taser
training at the San Jose Police Department. He has instructed the use of
conducted electrical weapons to over 100 sworn law enforcement officers. He
plans to become a conducted electronic weapon (Taser) master instructor.
He is a
current member for the California Association of Tactical Officers, and
California Homicide Investigators Association.
He has an
Associates Arts Degree from West Valley College. He is a graduate of the POST
Instructor Development Institute (IDI) Levels 1 and 2. He is currently enrolled
in the POST IDI Advanced Course (Level III). He also possesses a certificate
from the Force Encounters Analysis Course, two day Force Science Institute, and
is a certified Force Science Institute Analysist.