- 1983 joined the NYPD as a street, patrol and anti-crime officer
- 1987 became a member of the NYPD's elite "Emergency Service Unit"
and for the next 17 years received a continuous stream of training and discipline as an active member of that unit
- became a chem / bio first responder tech with radiological training and
- promoted to the rank of "Detective-specialist"
- became a senior instructor in the Emergency Service Unit's " specialized
training school " at Floyd Bennett Airfield
- attended the "Emergency response to domestic biological incidents"
school operations level given by the Dept. of Justice at L.S.U.
- 14 year member of the F.E.M.A. "N.Y.T.F-1 Urban Search & Rescue
Team" as a rescue and logistics specialist, being deployed several times including the devastating hurricanes
in the U.S. Virgin Islands
- 1993 first responder in the first World Trade Center attack
- 1995 deployed as a rescue and logistics specialist to Oklahoma City bombing
- 1996 deployed as a rescue and logistics specialist to summer Olympics
- first responder by helicopter as a high-rise rescue technician on Sept.
11, 2003 World Trade Center attack subsequently spending the next 9 months there as a recovery specialist
- New York EMT-D Certified Medical Technician
- HAZ-MAT Technician Level Training and Certification
- Member of the Long-Range Counter / Sniper Team & Presidential / Dignitarial
- N.Y.S. Certified "Emergency Psychological Techncian"
- R.O.C.O. High Angle & High-rise Rope Rescue Training
- attended the Global Maritime & Transportation School at the Kings
Point Naval Academy being certified and trained in maritime terminal & seaport security
- current standing member of A.S.I.S. (American Society Of Industrial Security)
- currently certified by the American College Of Forensic Investigators
in Homeland Security
Presently consulting and lecturing as "Tact-Source" Consulting, L.L.C. with public and private law enforcement
agencies regarding the "Post 9/11 Society" and on domestic preparedness and incident command structuring.