2004 – Present Criminal Justice consultant
and expert witness for private and government attorneys on criminal and civil matters. Qualified as an expert witness in federal and state courts on police procedures, tactics, firearms, and the use
of force. Provide formal written declarations in federal and state criminal and civil proceedings as law enforcement subject
matter expert. Also have qualified several times as an expert in federal court in the Central District of California on drug
investigations while an active special agent for DEA. In June, 2010, participated
in the total assessment of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s drug enforcement organization, making specific recommendations
for changes in its governance, human resources capital management, investigative technologies and operations. Contributing Editor for www.FamilySecurityMatters.org. Wrote Global Drug Enforcement:
Practical Investigative Techniques, published by CRC Press (2004); Conspiracy Investigations: Terrorism, Drugs and
Gangs, published by Prentice Hall (2006); and Practical Criminal Evidence, also published by Prentice Hall (2007).
At the invitation of the US Military Academy’s Center for Combating Terrorism, authored “The Global Drug Trade
and its Nexus to Terrorism,” which is Chapter 11 of Volume II, Part II, of Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in
the 21st Century: International Perspectives, Praeger Security International/Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.
international and domestic contract investigative, counter-drug and counter-terrorism training for police officers and criminal
Supervisory Special Agent (GS-1811-14/7), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), United States Department of Justice,
Los Angeles Field Division, Edward Roybal Federal Building, 20th Floor, 255 East Temple Street, Los Angeles, California 90012
, (213) 621-6700. Coordinator for the U.S. Department of Justice Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces Program (OCDETF).
Managed a substantial annual budget for use in OCDETF designated criminal cases for the Los Angeles Division. Reviewed proposals,
approved expenditures, and represented DEA in committee decision making processes. Guest instructor at various national and
international venues including the Defense Intelligence Agency, International Law Enforcement Academy, Bangkok, Thailand,
California Narcotics Officers Association and the International Narcotics Interdiction Association.
Group Supervisor (GS-1811-14), Drug Enforcement Administration, Enforcement Group 1, at the Santa Ana, California
Resident Office, (714) 836-2892, which serves Orange County. Supervised nine DEA Special Agents, three local law enforcement
task force officers, and a secretary. Supervised the conduct of complex drug enforcement investigations prosecuted in federal
and state courts. Supervised DEA airport operations at Orange County/John Wayne Airport.
1996 - 1998
Agent-in-Charge (GS-1811-14), DEA Karachi, Pakistan Resident Office, Unit 62401, Box 122, APO AE 09814-2401, Tele: (21)
568-5170, Ext. 431. Supervised the conduct of international drug and criminal investigations in Pakistan’s Sindh Province
and seven Middle Eastern nations in which the United States is a party of interest. Collected, analyzed, and disseminated
drug intelligence with foreign drug liaison officers and the U.S. intelligence Community. Was responsible for all drug enforcement
matters concerning the United States, including liaison with Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Yemen, Qatar, and the United
Arab Emirates. Held TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
1994 - 1996
Assistant Attaché/DEA Special Agent,
(GS-1811-13), Islamabad Country Office, U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Unit 62215, APO AE 09812-2215, (51) 826161 Ext. 2327.
Conducted international drug and criminal investigations affecting the United States. Was responsible for monitoring and facilitating
all drug-related extradition matters for the United States. Collected and disseminated drug intelligence to foreign drug liaison
officers and the U.S. intelligence community. Participated in the arrest of 1993 New York City World Trade Center bombing
suspect Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, and later testified at his trial.
1991 - 1994
DEA Special Agent, Course Developer/Instructor,
(GS-1811-13), DEA Office of Training (TRDA), FBI Academy, P.O. Box 1475, Quantico, Virginia 22134-1475, (703) 632-5211. Taught
drug enforcement subjects to basic and in-service DEA Special Agents, Intelligence Research Specialists, police officers,
foreign law enforcement officers, and employees of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Developed lesson plans, researched, and
wrote articles for professional publications such as the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, and Police Chief magazines. Conducted
international training seminars throughout the world. Recognized as subject matter expert on drug conspiracy investigations,
informant management, undercover operations and smuggling. Certified tactical instructor.
1988 - 1991
Special Agent, (GS-1811-13), Monterey Post-of-Duty, 2560 Garden Road, Monterey, California 93941-3182. Conducted drug enforcement
operations as a senior Special Agent Task Force member assigned to the DEA sponsored Monterey County Narcotic Enforcement
1983 - 1988
DEA Special Agent/Back-up Supervisor, (GS-1811-13), Los Angeles Field Division, Edward Roybal
Federal Building, 20th Floor, 255 East Temple Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, (213) 894-2650. Conducted complex drug
conspiracy investigations, participated in surveillances, wrote comprehensive reports of investigation, made arrests, and
testified in judicial proceedings. Supervised group of Special Agents in absence of Group Supervisor.
1981 - 1983
Police Officer, Pasadena Police Department, 207 N. Garfield Avenue, Pasadena California 91103, (626) 405-4501. Assigned
to the Patrol Division. Also worked special events including Rose Bowl games and parades, the Super Bowl, Emmy Awards, and
security for Movie and TV productions within the city. Awarded Advanced Certificate from the California Commission on Peace
Officer Standards and Training (POST).
1980 - 1981
Police Officer, Salinas Police Department, 222 Lincoln
Avenue, Salinas, California 93901, (831) 758-7321. Assigned to the Patrol Division after graduating from the Central Coast
Counties Police Academy, Gilroy, California.
Part-time faculty member, Administration of Justice Department,
Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont Blvd., Monterey, California 93942, (831) 646-4000. Instructed course on criminal investigation.
as an U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) Chief Warrant Officer Five/Special Agent, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID), Russell
Knox Building, 27130 Telegraph Road, Quantico, VA 22134, (571) 305-4009, with almost 40 years of combined active duty and
reserve service. Awards include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster; Army
Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster; Army Achievement Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Army Reserve Components Achievement
Medal; National Defense Service Medal with two stars; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M”, “2” and
Gold Hourglass devices; Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star; Global War on Terrorism Medal; Korea Defense Service
Medal; NATO Medal (ISAF); Presidential Unit Citation; Expert Marksmanship Badge with Rifle, Pistol Bars.
November 2010 – October 2011Chief Warrant Officer Five. Special assignment as the Law Enforcement Subject Matter
Expert/adviser to the Special Operations Command Europe J2 (Joint Intelligence), Stuttgart, Germany. Deployed to Afghanistan
February - April, 2011 to evaluate the Rule of Law counter-insurgency strategy. Created a comprehensive training curriculum
designed for Special Operations Forces of the International Security Assistance Force. Conducted several training sessions
at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, for ISAF and NATO Special Operations Forces.
May 2009 – August 2009
to active duty in support of Global War on Terror as a CID Special Agent for the Expeditionary Fraud Field Office, Major Procurement
Fraud Unit, 6301 Little River Turnpike, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22312-5044, (703) 325-2273.
2009 – May 2009
Called to active duty to perform defense investigator duties for DoD’s Office of Military
Commissions - Defense, 1600 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B688, Washington, DC 20301-1600. Provided investigative support for attorneys
defending high value detainees held at the U.S. Naval base, Guantanamo, Cuba.
October 2001 - October 2002
Called to active duty to support Operation Nobel Eagle in the Global War on Terrorism.
CID Special Agent/Chief Warrant Officer 5/Staff Officer at the Army Operations Center, Anti-Terrorism Operations Intelligence
Cell (ATOIC), The Pentagon, Washington, DC (703) 695-5300. As an ATOIC Terrorism Warning Staff Officer,
collected, analyzed, and disseminated highly classified intelligence having a bearing on worldwide force protection and future
terrorist actions directed against U.S. government entities and the U.S. Army in particular. Conducted Force Protection assessments
of major military installations and off-site military sponsored events. Interacted daily with members of the U.S. Intelligence
Community, and attended DIA Counterterrorism Analysis Courses. Routinely briefed the top senior leadership of the U.S. Army
and Department of Defense. Regularly scheduled guest speaker at the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Joint Military Intelligence
Training Center as well as Homeland Defense conferences in the Washington, DC area.
1980 - 2012
U.S. Army Reserve Chief Warrant
Officer 5/CID Special Agent, HQ., U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID), 6010 6th Street, Attn: CIOP-RA, Fort Belvoir,
VA 22060-5506, (703) 806-0269. USAR Chief of Field Operations, HQ., 6th Military Police Group (CID), Fort Lewis, WA
and commander, Computer Crimes Investigative Unit, Ft. Belvoir, VA. Supervised and conducted felony criminal investigations
as well as Crime Prevention Surveys and Personal Security Missions for the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of the Army, Chairman
of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, foreign dignitaries, and other high ranking U.S. Government officials when on active duty. Subject
Matter Expert/Associate Instructor for the U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Possessed
DoD TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
1977 - 1980
U.S. Army active duty Chief Warrant Officer 2/CID Special Agent,
Fort Ord District, Fort Ord, California 93941. Criminal Intelligence Coordinator responsible for the collection, analysis,
and dissemination of criminal information to other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. Supervised
the Drug Suppression Team. Conducted Crime Prevention Surveys. Fort Ord is now closed.
1975 - 1977
SP5/CID Special Agent, Darmstadt, Germany Resident Agency, Second
Region, USACIDC, APO New York 09175. Conducted a wide-variety of criminal investigations of felony violations of the Uniform
Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Performed duties as the Drug Suppression Coordinator. Also, personally investigated 26 death
investigations that involved all manner of death, including murder, homicide, suicide, accidental, natural and accidental.
1974 - 1975
PFC/Military Police Investigator (MPI), 61st Military
Police Detachment, Darmstadt Military Community, APO New York 09175. Conducted mostly misdemeanor and some felony violations
of the UCMJ.
1972 - 1974
PV2/Military Policeman and MPI, Office of the Provost
Marshal, 18th Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, North Carolina 28372. Conducted criminal investigations of misdemeanor
and some felony violations of the UCMJ.
Master of Public Administration in Justice Administration, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California.
Bachelor of Science in Sociology with dual minors in Psychology and Vocational Education, University of
Maryland, European Division.
Arts in Law Enforcement, University of Maryland, European Division.
Partial List of Specialized Law Enforcement Training
CID Special Victims Unit Investigations (Rape, sexual assault, and spousal abuse training)
Counselor/Graduate, FBI National Academy (160th Session)
DEA Special Agent Basic Training
DEA Methods of Instructon
DEA Clandestine Laboratory Investigations
DEA Conspiracy Investigations School
DEA Street Gang Seminar
DEA Tactical Instructor School
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs Training
DEA Financial Asset Removal School
Central Coast Counties Police Academy, Gilroy, CA
Traffic Accident Investigations
California Juvenile Street Gang Activity
Narcotic Enforcement for Peace Officers Course
Laws of Arrest,
Search and Seizure
Arson and Fire Investigation
US Army Protective Services Training
Investigator Logistics Management
US Army Criminal Investigation Course
US Army Military Police Investigation Course
US Army Military Police School
Former nationally syndicated columnist for North Star Writers Group, www.NorthStarNational.com.
Contributing editor for www.FamilySecurityMatters.org.
Volume II, Part II, Chapter 11, The
Global Drug Trade and its Nexus to Terrorism, Countering Terrorism and Insurgency in the 21st Century: International Perspectives,
Praeger Security International/Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. (2007).
Practical Criminal Evidence, Prentice Hall (2006).
Conspiracy Investigations: Terrorism,
Drugs and Gangs, Prentice Hall (2005).
Global Drug Enforcement: Practical Investigative Techniques,
CRC Press (2004).
U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, Their Impact on Federal Drug Offenders, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin,
Drug Conspiracy Cases, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, October, 1994.
Chapter on Drug
Informants, Drug Enforcement Handbook, pp. 11-17, U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, July
Drug Informants - Motives, Methods, and Management, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, September, 1993.
Food for thought: Police Officers as College Instructors, The Police Chief, October, 1979.
California Federation of Republican Woman, Monterey, CA
Crystal Cruise Line
Monterey Bay Republican Women Federation, Carmel
Department of Defense Executive Management Development
and Training Program, sponsored by The George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs, Washington,
Agency, Advanced Counter-Terrorism Analyst Course, Washington, DC.
U.S. Department of Justice’s International Criminal Investigation Training
Assistance Program, Hangu, Pakistan.
Lead Instructor for the U.S. Department of State, Antiterrorism Assistance Program 9-week “Preventing,
Interdicting, and Investigating Acts of Terrorism” course held in Islamabad, Pakistan, 2005.
Regional Counterdrug Training Academy, Meridian,
Military Academy, Department of Law, West Point, NY.
International Law Enforcement Academy, Bangkok, Thailand.
International Narcotics Interdiction Association, Reno, NV.
California Narcotic Officers Association, Los Angeles, CA.
Counselor/Graduate, 160th Session of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia (Section
4, Winter, 1990).
Life Member, Reserve Officers Association, Washington, DC.
Association of Former Federal
Police Writers Association
Member of Standard & Poor's Vista Research's Society
of Industry Leaders
Life Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars
Life/Endowment Member, National Rifle Association
Monterey County Peace Officers Association
College Teaching Credential for Police Science, valid for life.
California Commission on Peace Officer Standards
and Training (POST) Advanced Certificate.
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