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I am a 28 year veteran Police Officer with the City of Temple and I am assigned as the School Resource Officer for Wheatley Alternative Education Center, Meredith-Dunbar Early Childhood Academy, Little Wildcat Enrichment Center and both Temple ISD Administrative Offices. In my career, I have worked in Patrol, Field Training, COPS, Detectives, Hostage Negotiations and approx. 14 combined years as a School Resource Officer. I was raised in the Temple area.

I attended Bonham Middle School, graduated from Temple High School in 1985, and attended Temple Junior College in the Criminal Justice Program. I have been married to my lovely wife, Pat, for 20 years with 3 boys and 5 grandchildren.

My top priority is to provide a SAFE learning environment to students, staff and parents. My personal goal is to guide the children of our community to be a success. My other responsibilities include being a positive role model, fostering a positive relationship between students and law enforcement, preventing crime, and investigating criminal cases.