I currently serve with the Columbia, Missouri Police Department and have done so for the last 13 years. I currently hold the rank of Lieutenant and serve as the Commander of the department’s Special Investigation Division which includes the Street Crimes Unit and the Vice, Narcotics, and Organized Crime Unit. I am the department’s SWAT Team Commander and oversee the Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad and the department’s drone program. I have served as an instructor in Firearms, Defense Tactics, Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and I am an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Missouri’s Law Enforcement Training Institute where I teach Constitutional Law as well as Crime Prevention and Community Policing. I obtained my J.D. from the University of Missouri- Columbia School of Law.