Work Experience

Aug 2020 - Current Day

Aug 2019 - Current Day

May 2019 - Oct 2019

Apr 2017 - May 2019

Apr 2008 - Aug 2019

May 2004 - Apr 2008

Organization: CDI College

Position: Law Enforcement Foundations Instructor 

Description: Instructor for courses in the Law Enforcement Foundations Diploma Program. As well as updating curriculum for current courses in program. ​​

Organization: Bow Valley College

Position: Lead Law Enforcement Instructor 

Description: Primary instructor for all Law Enforcement related courses offered as part of the Justice Studies Diploma Program. As well as course designer for updating current, or developing new courses for the program. ​​

Organization: Bow Valley College
Position: Subject Matter Expert
Description: Contracted as a Forensic Expert and curriculum designer to create a new JUST 2104: Introduction to Forensic Science course for the program.

Organization: Bow Valley College
Position: Casual Instructor
Description: Sessional instructor for any Law Enforcement related courses offered as part of the Justice Studies Diploma Program

Organization: Calgary Police Service
Position: Sworn Police Officer
Description: Varied duties based upon position held 

Feb 2015 – Aug 2019 - Forensic Crime Scenes Unit

Duties of a Forensic Identification Specialist: Crime Scene examination, photography, exhibit collection and processing, fingerprint identification. Also acted as a supervising Sgt for the teams, as well as administrative Sgt for the Unit, for extended periods of time, as needed. Position also involved operational deployments to Saskatchewan and Nunavut for ongoing investigations.  

As a member of the Forensic Crime Scenes Unit specifically. I attended in excess of 1,500 requests for assistance, and over 100 of those were major scene investigations. In my time as a forensic specialist, I located in excess of 900 friction ridge impressions at crime scenes or on evidence, and have made more than 800 friction ridge individualizations specifically. My individualizations were composed of deceased identifications and friction ridge impression files for active investigations.  In order to complete friction ridge identifications and eliminations for casework, I have completed over 12,000 fingerprint comparisons in casework alone, and tens of thousands more in training. 

Feb 2014 - Feb 2015 - Interpretive Centre/YouthLink.

Seconded to develop and create forensic display for Police Museum and interactive forensic programming as part of the instructional program.

Nov 2009 – Feb 2014 - Forensic Crime Scenes Unit 

Duties of a Forensic Identification Specialist: Crime Scene examination, photography, exhibit collection and processing, fingerprint identification

May 2008 – Oct 2009 - District Two Patrol 

General Police Duties – First responder to calls for service. As a member of the Calgary Police Service in Patrol specifically, I attended thousands of requests for assistance. 

Apr 2008 – May 2008 - Police Recruit Training

Attended Chief Crowfoot Learning Centre for Experienced Officer training to transition to the Calgary Police Service. 

Organization: Canadian Forces - Military Police
Position: NCM - Military Police Officer
Description: Varied duties based upon position held 

Feb 2005 – Apr 2008 Police/Military Duties

Location: 4 Wing Cold Lake 

Duties: First responder to calls for Military Police service, follow up investigations and operational deployments to Inuvik, and Barbados, as required. As a member of the 4-Wing Military Police specifically. I attended hundreds of requests for assistance, as well as conducted Canada Customs clearance for Canadian Forces Personnel returning from overseas. 

Jul 2004 – Feb 2005 - CF Military Police Academy

Location: CFB - Borden

Military Police Recruit Training (QL-3)

May 2004 - Jun 2004 - Basic Military Qualification

Location: CFB - St. Jean Sur Richelieu 

Basic Military Qualification Course (QL-1)