- Master of Science, Criminal Justice Administration, 2011
- Bachelors of Arts, Criminal Justice, 2006
- Honors Candidate: Alpha Phi Sigma National Honor Society in Criminal Justice
Member of the Criminal Justice National Honor Society.
Served in the US Army as a military police officer from January 1998 to October 2003. Duty stations included a year in Seoul, Korea, Fort Bliss, TX, Soto Cano Air Base in Comayagua, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Iraq.
In Iraq, assigned to the 978th MP Co. (out of Fort Bliss, TX). Primary duty to provide security for convoys. This mission covered the areas of Iraq to Kuwait. Main job was to ensure safety of the soldiers that were in convoy.
Also executed search and seizures missions in houses of the Iraqi's to secure any weapons or contraband and if located, suspects were searched, arrested and transported them to the jails in country.
Another job was to provide security for the higher ups. When they had to go from base to base for a meeting or to check on their troops, I had a chance to provide security for the VIP's.
Awards include: Overseas Medal, Good Conduct Medal, several Certificate of Achievements, 2 Army Achievement Medals (AAM), Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM).
- Respond to death scenes, make a preliminary investigation into the manner of death
- Complete preliminary investigation reports and other forms mandated by law
- Complete death certificates; issue Coroner's permits to cremate to funeral directors
- Protected lives and property on Army installations by enforcing military laws and regulations
- Controlled traffic, prevented crime, and responded to emergencies
- Dispatcher, supply clerk, desk clerk, administrative assistant, types 45 wpm
- Responsible for providing support to the battlefield