I’m a Veteran Police Officer that has been dedicated to serving the community, saving lives, increasing community safety and decreasing crime rates. Over ten years of Law Enforcement experience in assisting citizens, investigating crimes/accidents and conducting routines patrols throughout the city limits. I’m a former criminal investigator, and supervisor of other police officers. I am currently assigned to patrol with the Tallahassee Police Department.
- Search and Seizure laws familiarity - Community Oriented Policing
- Crime Prevention - Life Saving Award
- Criminal Investigator - Field Training Officer
Police Officer 09/2014 to Current
Tallahassee Police Dept. Tallahassee, Florida
-Patrol designated districts and zones via patrol vehicle and on foot.
-Responded to calls for service and conducted various criminal investigations.
-Prepared cases for trial and testified in court as a witness on several cases.
-Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
-Conducted searches of buildings, vehicles, and different properties for possible criminal activity and/or stolen property.
-Mediated domestic disturbances and made arrests when probable cause was established.
-Direct and control crowds at parties and sporting events.
Police Officer/Criminal Investigator/ Police Sargent/ Field Training Officer 1/2009 to 9/2014
Quincy Police Department Quincy, Florida
-Assisted in training new incoming recruit police officers
-Conducted criminal investigation to include: Homicide, Suicide, natural deaths, sexual assaults/battery, and property crimes.
-Supervised and monitored mid-night shift police officers.
-Prepared briefings and Intel in reference to criminal activity involving vehicle burglaries etc.
-Participated in the Gadsden County Taskforce which included but was not limited to serving countless number of search warrants for violent/non-violent fenders.
Armed Forces (Military) 3/2001 to 3/2005
-Served in the United States Army as a Heavy Wheel Operator.
-Served in Korea
-Served in Iraq during the Iraqi Enduring Freedom shortly after 911.
-Participated in several different transportation missions throughout the year long deployment.
-Honorably Discharged at the rank of E-4 (Specialist)
Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy 2/2008 to 12/2008
-Basic Law Enforcement Training 770hrs course. Havana, Florida