M.A, Organizational & Business Security Management Webster University B.A., Criminal Justice University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
2011 - present
2008 - present
Consultant-Contractor for Readiness Resource Group, assigned to the Southern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center (SNCTC) as the Privacy Officer
Independent Security-Police Consultant, Licensed by the Nevada Private Investigators Licensing Board, License #1063
2007 - present
Lead Faculty-University of Phoenix Instructor in Criminal Justice and Security Management
2005 to 3/2008
Director of Security – Harrah’s Las Vegas / Flamingo Las Vegas Casino and Hotel
2004 to 2005
Director of Security & Safety, Station Casinos-Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa
2002 to 2004
Director of Security & Safety, Station Casinos-Fiesta Henderson Hotel-Casino
2001 to present
Security Consultant, Licensed by the Nevada Private Investigators Licensing Board, License #1063 License in Abeyance from 2003 until May 2008
1994 - 1999
Police Chief- Henderson Police Department, City of Henderson, Nevada Retired as Chief of Police in October of 1999
1974 - 1994
1994---Appointed Chief of Police 1991---Promoted to Captain 1987---Promoted to Lieutenant 1984--- Promoted to Sergeant 1974---Hired as a Police Officer
Institute For The Prevention of In-Custody Deaths, Board of Directors
Chairman, Gaming & Wagering Protection Council – ASIS International
Vice-Chair, Gaming & Wagering Protection Council – ASIS International
American Society for Industrial Security, International (ASIS)
American Society for Industrial Security, Las Vegas (ASIS)
Las Vegas Security Chiefs Association
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Association
FBI National Academy Associates, Nevada Chapter
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL TRAINING / ACTIVITIES
Accepted as an expert witness in Clark County Nevada, Eighth Judicial District Court
Certified Protection Professional (CPP). A Certification in Security Management from ASIS International
February – June 2005. UNLV/ Office of Domestic Preparedness Research Grant - Homeland Security Training Project. Development Team created a Train the Trainer program for Security Response to WMD.
September 1999 - October 2000: Commission Member (Governor's Appointment) Nevada Commission on School Violence
November 1996 - November-1999: POST Commission Member (Governor's Appointment) -Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST)
September 15-27, 1996: FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development (LEEDS), Quantico, Virginia
October 1988 - December 1988: FBI National Academy, Quantico Virginia,
PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS AND SPEAKING EVENTS
The following is a listing of some of my speaking events over the past three years.
Las Vegas Security Chiefs Association, April 1, 2010, Eastside Cannery Hotel-Casino, Speaker / Presenter:
Emerging Trends in Security Litigation.
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) International Gaming Institute, Arrest and Detention in Gaming Environments, July 28, 2009, Stan Fulton Building. Speaker: Laws of Arrest for Security Personnel.
University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) International Gaming Institute, Arrest and Detention in Gaming Environments, May 18, 2009, Stan Fulton Building. Speaker: Laws of Arrest for Security Personnel.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) November 18, 2008, Las Vegas Convention Center Speaker/Panel Member: Security Operations: Detention and Holding Rooms.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) November 17, 2008, Las Vegas Convention Center Speaker: Active Shooter: Developing a Plan.
All Talk Radio.Net, The Career Czar, September 5, 2009. Interview titled Law Enforcement and Casino Gaming Security.
ISC West (International Security Conference & Exposition) April 3, 2008, Sands Expo/Convention Center. Speaker/Panel Member: Urban Security Unwired: Tapping into the Wireless Municipal Surveillance Market.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) November 13, 2007, Las Vegas Convention Center Speaker/Panel Member: Gambling and Guns: Dealing with Shoot-outs in the Casino & Hotel Environment.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) November 13, 2006, Las Vegas Convention Center Speaker/Presenter: Dealing with Undesirables in the Gaming Environment.
American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS)-Las Vegas, 2006 Security Training Symposium, Stardust Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 25, 2006 Speaker/Presenter: Training in Gaming Security.
Caesars Palace-Las Vegas- Security Managers and Supervisors Training, September 25, 2006 Speaker/Presenter: Legal Issues & Asset Protection.
Harrah’s Entertainment - Global Security Directors Summit, Flamingo-Las Vegas, April 4, 2006, Speaker/Presenter: Legal Issues and Asset Protection.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) “Security Conference: Security in a Connected World” February 17, 2006 Flamingo Las Vegas. Speaker/Presenter: Lessons from Las Vegas: Overview of Hotel/Casino Security Operations.
Las Vegas Security Chiefs Association, October 6, 2005, Caesars Palace-Las Vegas, Speaker/Presenter: Legal Issues and Asset Protection.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) September 13, 2005, Las Vegas Convention Center Speaker/Presenter: Law Enforcement and Gaming Security; Developing the Relationship.
Flamingo Las Vegas - Harrah’s Las Vegas, Security Managers and Supervisors Training, September 12, 2005, Speaker/Presenter: Legal Issues & Asset Protection.
Also, I have completed additional professional training seminars & classes. Documentation available upon request